31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 5 nights
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Karlsruhe, Germany
— 2 nights
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Basel, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Stresa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Chamonix, France
— 4 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France — 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Église Saint-Eustache and Memorial des Martyrs de la Deportation. Get some cultural insight at Moret-sur-Loing and Ile Saint-Louis. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Fontainebleau (Evasion Canine & Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)) and Barbizon School Museum (Musee de l'Ecole de Barbizon) (in Barbizon). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Musee des Arts et Metiers, examine the collection at National Museum of Natural History, get to know the resident critters at Jardin des Plantes, and take in the views from Pont-Neuf.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris travel planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in June; daily highs in Paris reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Dusseldorf.
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Dusseldorf, Germany — 5 nights

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
LVR-Freilichtmuseum Lindlar and Hetjens-Museum Düsseldorf will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Castle Olbruck and Laacher Munster for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dusseldorf: Schloss Namedy (in Andernach), Laurentius Kirche (in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler) and Bunter Garten (in Monchengladbach). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark, pause for some serene contemplation at Neanderkirche, get outside with Volksgarten, and admire the striking features of Neuer Zollhof.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dusseldorf travel website.

Fly from Paris to Dusseldorf in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Karlsruhe.
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Karlsruhe, Germany — 2 nights

One of Germany's first truly "planned" cities, Karlsruhe is naturally a center for technological development and important national institutions.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche Karlsruhe, make a trip to Karlsruhe Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Platz der Grundrechte, then see the interesting displays at Museum beim Markt, and finally look for gifts at Ettlinger Tor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Alter Schlachthof, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin, then admire the landmark architecture of Marktplatz, then explore the historical opulence of Museum Ettlingen, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Karlsruhe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dusseldorf to Karlsruhe takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Karlsruhe can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Baden-Baden.
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Baden-Baden, Germany — 2 nights

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Russe, head outdoors with Goenneranlage, see the interesting displays at Stadtmuseum Baden-Baden, then see the interesting displays at Museum LA8, and finally see the interesting displays at Miniaturwelt mit Sima's Cafe. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stiftskirche Baden-Baden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Alexander Kirche, then get engrossed in the history at Wehrgeschichtliches Museum, and finally head outdoors with Gertelbachwasserfaelle.

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Drive from Karlsruhe to Baden-Baden in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Baden-Baden sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Basel.
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Basel, Switzerland — 2 nights

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Martinskirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga di Basilea, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthauskirche, then see the interesting displays at Anatomisches Museum, and finally stop by Jakob's Basler Leckerly (Manufaktur).

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Basel day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Basel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Basel can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 4 nights

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.
Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen and Thun-Panorama are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Unspunnen Castle and Schlosskirche. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Kirche Scherzligen (in Thun), Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli (in Gimmelwald) and Grindelwald (Maennlichen Royal Walk & Maennlichen Romantic Trail). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, get outside with Trotti-Bike Niederhorn, hike along Via Ferrata, and identify plant and animal life at Heimwehfluh.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Interlaken trip planner.

You can drive from Basel to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Stresa.
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Stresa, Italy — 2 nights

Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piccolo Cimitero and Sacro Monte di Ghiffa. Kids will appreciate attractions like Chiesa Santi Ambrogio e Theodolo and The Chestnut Route. Go for a jaunt from Stresa to Laveno-Mombello to see Il Centro Storico Laveno-Mombello about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Donato, explore the landscape on two wheels at Pista Ciclo-Pedonale Cittiglio - Laveno Mombello, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Speciale del Sacro Monte della SS. Trinita, and stop by Ferri Cristina.

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Take a train from Interlaken to Stresa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Interlaken in June: high temperatures in Stresa hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, see La Casa Maledetta, then examine the collection at Casa Milan, and finally examine the collection at Armani Silos. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Certosa di Milano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio, and then discover the deep blue sea with 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano.

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Getting from Stresa to Milan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Milan, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chamonix.
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Chamonix, France — 4 nights

Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Take a break from the city and head to Reserve Naturelle and Desert de Plate. Do some cultural sightseeing at Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce and Eglise Notre-Dame de Toute Grace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chamonix: Gorges des Tines (in Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval), Eglise Saint Gervais Saint Protais (in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains) and Passy (Lac de Pormenaz & Base de Loisirs du Lac de Passy). Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at Base de Loisirs des Ilettes, head off-road at eBike Chamonix, get outside with Air Passion Parapente, and relax and rejuvenate at Le Spa du Mont Blanc.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chamonix online trip maker.

You can drive from Milan to Chamonix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland — 2 nights

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Shop till you drop at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery and Molard Souvenirs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Coppet and Eglise de Saint-Sulpice. Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Lausanne (Esplanade de Montbenon & Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts) and Nyon (Musee Romain, Musee du Leman, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Port-Choiseul, take an in-depth tour of Musee d'histoire des sciences de la Ville de Geneve, and examine the collection at Fondation Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva travel site.

Getting from Chamonix to Geneva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Geneva sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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