21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

21 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Dijon, France
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Montmartre, stop by Place de la Bastille, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Paris is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Reykjavik to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, Paris is a bit warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Dijon.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
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Dijon, France

Dijon ©

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Nicolas, enjoy unforgettable views with Beaune Montgolfiere, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de La Rochepot, then examine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, and finally trek along Owl's Trail. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon, explore the world behind art at Palace of the Dukes, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, then don't miss a visit to Place de la Liberation, then see the interesting displays at Le Cassissium, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dijon tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Dijon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Dijon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Dijon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chateau de La Rochepot ©
Chateau de La Rochepot
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon

3
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedrale de St-Pierre and Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Geneva and Centre Geneve de Vol Libre – Paradelta. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and stop by Vieux-Carouge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dijon to Geneva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Geneva, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, learn about winemaking at La Cave Vevey-Montreux, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glacier 3000, then learn about winemaking at Chateau De Glerolles, and finally do a tasting at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Montreux planning app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Montreux

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Swiss Riviera Wine Tours ©
Swiss Riviera Wine Tours
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©

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.
Let the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Monumental Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Turin (Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama) & Museo Egizio). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, see La Casa Maledetta, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Montreux to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Pisa.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

3
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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano. Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Pisa and Baptistery of St. John. Step out of Pisa to go to Manarola and see Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sisto in Cortevecchia.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pisa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Milan to Pisa by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Pisa

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours ©
Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
The British Museum and Natural History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Houses of Parliament. Explore London's surroundings by going to Hook Norton Brewery (in Hook Norton), The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Cheltenham (Spas & Montpellier District). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London visit site.

Traveling by flight from Pisa to London takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pisa to London. Traveling from Pisa in June, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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