16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Stresa, Italy
— 1 night
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Martigues, France
— 1 night
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Les Baux de Provence, France
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Mirepoix, France
— 1 night
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Montelimar, France
— 1 night
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Chiomonte, Italy
— 1 night
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 1 night

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Neighborhood
Old Town
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Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Religious Site
Fraumünster Church
4.2

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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the striking features of Lucerne Station, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne. On your second day here, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lucerne online journey builder.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Water Body
Lake Lucerne
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Bridge
Chapel Bridge
4.7

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Stresa, Italy

Stresa
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. On the 9th (Sat), browse for treasures at Epoque Antichita e Restauro.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stresa trip builder site.

Drive from Lucerne to Stresa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Lucerne in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Stresa: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Stresa

Shopping

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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Step out of Nice with an excursion to Massif de l'Esterel in Agay--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nice day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Stresa in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Martigues.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Aquarium
Marineland
2.9
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Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

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Martigues, France

Martigues
Martigues is a commune northwest of Marseille. For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Martigues online tour planner.

Getting from Nice to Martigues by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Martigues can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll set off for Les Baux de Provence on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Martigues

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Les Baux de Provence, France

Les Baux de Provence ©
Les Baux-de-Provence is a French commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of the province of Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, examine the collection at Musee des Santons, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Penitents Blancs, then get to know the resident critters at Zoo De La Barben, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tarascon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St-Vincent, then examine the collection at Musee Yves Brayer, then experience rural life at Moulin CastelaS, and finally admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Les Baux de Provence day trip planner.

Getting from Martigues to Les Baux de Provence by car takes about an hour. May in Les Baux de Provence sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Les Baux de Provence

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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Architectural Building
Chateau des Baux de Provence
4.4

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Les Baux de Provence to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Mirepoix.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Casa Batllo
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Must see
Parc Guell
4.1

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Mirepoix, France

Mirepoix ©
On the 17th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Bastide de Mirepoix, don't miss a visit to Mirepoix, then admire the striking features of Place des Couverts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mirepoix Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Place Marechal Leclerc.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mirepoix trip planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Mirepoix in 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in May since evenings lows in Mirepoix dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Montelimar.

Things to do in Mirepoix

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Place des Couverts
4.5

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Montelimar, France

Montelimar ©
Montélimar is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at La Danse des Iris, revel in the low prices at Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran, see the interesting displays at Musee Europeen de l'Aviation de Chasse, then examine the collection at Le Chaudron d'Or, and finally examine the collection at L'Artisan Nougatier.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Montelimar online vacation planner.

You can drive from Mirepoix to Montelimar in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chiomonte.

Things to do in Montelimar

Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Specialty Museum
Le Chaudron d'Or
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Chiomonte, Italy

Chiomonte ©
Chiomonte is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km west of Turin. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make a trip to Porta Savoia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Susa Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Arco di Augusto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia della Novalesa, and finally do a tasting at Casa Ronsil Wine. On your second day here, get outside with Colle delle Finestre, make a trip to Certosa DI Madonna Della Losa, then don't miss a visit to Anfiteatro Romano, then take some stellar pictures from Forte Di Exilles, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chiomonte online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Montelimar to Chiomonte takes 4 hours. In May in Chiomonte, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Locarno.

Things to do in Chiomonte

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Abbazia della Novalesa
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Outdoor Activity
Colle delle Finestre
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Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno ©
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
On the 21st (Thu), make a trip to Lungolago Di Ascona, make a splash at Lido Locarno, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, then make a trip to Piazza Grande, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Locarno trip site.

You can drive from Chiomonte to Locarno in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Chiomonte in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Locarno. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Water Park
Lido Locarno
4.1

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