20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 day
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lourdes, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Hamburg, Germany
— 1 day
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Church of St. Peter, Grossmunster and Fraumünster Church. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the striking features of Church of St. Peter, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zurich online trip itinerary planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Jakarta to Zurich. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in October; daily highs in Zurich reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland — 3 nights

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grindelwald-First as well as Gletscherschlucht Grindelwald. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lauterbrunnen journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 1 day

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.
You've now added Jet Boat Interlaken to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): race across the water with Jet Boat Interlaken.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip itinerary planning tool.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. October in Interlaken sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland — 1 night

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jardin Anglais as well as Brunswick Monument. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Brunswick Monument and then walk around Jardin Anglais.

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

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Geneva are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lourdes.
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Lourdes, France — 1 night

Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception, Basilique Saint-Pie X and Basilique Notre-Dame du Rosaire. On the 14th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Pie X, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Massabielle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lourdes online tour planner.

Fly from Geneva to Lourdes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Geneva in October: highs in Lourdes hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 nights

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 Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, Place du Trocadero-et-du-11-Novembre, Champs-Elysees, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Lourdes to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Lourdes in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've added Albert Cuyp Market, A'dam Lookout, Canal Tours Amsterdam, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Mon), stop by Van Stapele Koekmakerij, then get a new perspective on things with Canal Tours Amsterdam, and then take in panoramic vistas at A'dam Lookout. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Smit Giethoorn, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, and then stop by The Jordaan.

For maps and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 1 night

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Berlin trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hamburg.
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Hamburg, Germany — 1 day

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland, experience the thrill of a live performance at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, then steep yourself in history at St Nikolai Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg journey planner.

Take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie as well as Berliner Dom.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes BMW Welt, Frauenkirche, St. Peter's Church, and other attractions.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip planner.

Fly from Berlin to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Red Bull Hangar-7, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozartplatz, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, don't miss a visit to Mozartplatz, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, then tour the water at your own pace with Krumbock Bootsverleih, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg day trip planning app.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Tue) before leaving for Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Canal Grande as well as Ponte di Rialto. On the 25th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande and then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice online route planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Venice by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in October, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome travel route builder site.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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