24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Aosta, Italy
— 2 nights
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Trento, Italy
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Escape the urban bustle at Uetliberg Mountain and Rhine Falls. Shop till you drop at Altstadt Luzern and Kunsthalle Luzern. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Lucerne to see The Nine Towers about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Portland, USA to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Portland to Zurich, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. June in Zurich sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vaduz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

2
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein

As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): shop like a local with English Building Art Space, step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle, then do a tasting at Wine Cellars of the Prince of Liechtenstein, then stop by Liechtensteiner Brauhaus, and finally view the masterpieces at DoMus Museum & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Reclining Woman, explore the world behind art at Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein, take an in-depth tour of Liechtenstein National Museum, then make a trip to Liechtenstein Center, then examine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, and finally see the interesting displays at Postal Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vaduz travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Vaduz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

2
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Maennlichen, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Vaduz to Interlaken takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

2
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Aosta, Italy

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Issogne, then examine the collection at Forte di Bard, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Verres, and finally admire the sheer force of Lillaz Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the views at Val Ferret, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis, and finally explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Aosta travel app.

You can drive from Interlaken to Aosta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

3
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Trento, Italy

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lago di Molveno and Castel Thun. Appreciate the collections at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trento: Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo), Lago di Ledro (in Ledro) and Old Ponale Road Path (in Riva Del Garda). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, step into the grandiose world of Castel Beseno, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Tenno, and take in the exciting artwork at Martist di Maurizio Boscheri.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Trento online trip planner.

You can drive from Aosta to Trento in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Trento sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

3
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Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get some historical perspective at Altstadt von Innsbruck and Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Step out of the city life by going to Rosshutte and Badestrand Achensee Nord. Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol), Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Neustift im Stubaital). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Dreifaltigkeitskirche Church (Church of the Holy Trinity), contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee, and explore the galleries of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Trento to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trento in July, expect Innsbruck to be little chillier, temps between 78°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

4
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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schloss Hellbrunn and Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Lake Zell (in Zell am See) and Kaprun (Kitzsteinhorn & Sigmund-Thun-Klamm). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and steep yourself in history at Residenzgalerie Salzburg.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

3
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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Karlskirche. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Stephen's Cathedral and The Hofburg. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vienna vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.