21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour planner

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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Annecy, France
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Paris, France

— 5 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Montmartre, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary planning website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Paris. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for Annecy.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Annecy, France

— 1 night

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 7th (Thu), make a trip to Claude Louis Berthollet.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Annecy tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Annecy takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip planner.

You can drive from Annecy to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 4 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Old Town, Bahnhofstrasse, &more), Seealpsee (in Wasserauen) and Urnaesch (Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch & Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch). There's more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mauritius Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne road trip app.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and explore the world behind art at Glyptothek.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Munich in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome vacation planner.

You can fly from Munich to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip