20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montpellier, France
— 1 night
Drive
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La Condamine, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sanremo, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Portofino, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train
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Brig, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Colmar, France
— 1 night
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona journey maker tool.

London, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Barcelona. In July, Barcelona is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montpellier.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Montpellier, France

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): find something for the whole family at AviaSim Montpellier, stop by Les Petits Papiers de Flo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Pierre, then admire the striking features of Palais de Justice, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Montpellier itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Barcelona to Montpellier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Montpellier can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to La Condamine.

Things to do in Montpellier

Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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La Condamine, Monaco

La Condamine is the central Ward in the Principality of Monaco. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco and then enjoy the sand and surf at Larvotto Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our La Condamine trip planning site.

Getting from Montpellier to La Condamine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in La Condamine

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

2
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Nice, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, then stroll through Castel Plage, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste - Le Voeu.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nice road trip tool.

Nice is very close to La Condamine. In July, daytime highs in Nice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sanremo.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

1
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Sanremo, Italy

On the 28th (Tue), get outside with Lido Idelmery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, and then get outside with L'Anciua Spiaggia e Bar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sanremo road trip planning app.

You can drive from Nice to Sanremo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Sanremo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portofino.

Things to do in Sanremo

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

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Portofino, Italy

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): go for a stroll along the water at Marina di Portofino, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, then view the masterpieces at Galleria d'Arte Portofino, and finally identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Portofino.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Portofino trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sanremo to Portofino takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Portofino, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 30th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, see La Casa Maledetta, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Portofino to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Portofino in July, plan for little chillier nights in Milan, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Nightlife

1
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then tour the pleasant surroundings at 5-Seenweg, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt road trip website.

You can take a train from Milan to Zermatt in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Brig.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

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Brig, Switzerland

Brig, officially Brig-Glis is a historic town and a municipality in the district of Brig in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.The current municipality was formed in 1972 through the merger of Brig, Brigerbad and Glis.Together with other Alpine towns Brig-Glis engages in the Alpine Town of the Year Association for the implementation of the Alpine Convention to achieve sustainable development in the Alpine Arc.Brig-Glis was awarded Alpine Town of the Year 2008.The official language of Brig is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe name Brig is derived from Briva, or "bridge." Its older houses are very Italian in appearance, while its most prominent buildings (Stockalper Palace, former Jesuits' college and Ursuline convent) all date from the 17th century, and are due to the generosity of a single member of the local Stockalper family, the baron Kaspar Stockalper.The prosperity of Brig is bound up with the Simplon Pass, so that it gradually supplanted the more ancient village of Naters opposite, becoming a separate parish (the church is at Glis, a few minutes from the town) in 1517. On the 2nd (Sun), hike along Chemin Pedestre de la Rampe Sud du Lotschberg, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then take in breathtaking views at Massaschlucht.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brig trip tool.

Take a train from Zermatt to Brig in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Brig

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

1
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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Brig to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Bern, Switzerland

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, then explore the activities along Aare River, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Bern trip planner.

Getting from Grindelwald to Bern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Museums

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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 5th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne day trip tool.

You can drive from Bern to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Colmar.

Things to do in Lucerne

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife · Parks

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Colmar, France

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 6th (Thu), get to know the resident critters at NaturoparC - Hunawihr, then examine the collection at Parc Attractions Haut Rhin, then cruise along Route des Vins, and finally look for gifts at TONIN Creations l'Atelier Amoureux.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colmar road trip planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Colmar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Colmar

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Strasbourg, France

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 7th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, visit La Petite France, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally get in on the family fun at Parc Animalier Friedel.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Colmar to Strasbourg in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

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Paris, France

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip website.

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Monaco travel guide

4.2
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.