8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 day
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Graz, Austria
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic

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Paris, France

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.
To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to Bern.
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Nightlife · Shopping · Historic Sites · Tours

Bern, Switzerland — 1 night

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then make a trip to Mosesbrunnen, and finally steep yourself in history at Simsonbrunnen.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bern online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bern takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Bern are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for Zurich.
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Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Zurich, Switzerland — 1 day

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alpenbad, Old Town and Lake Zurich. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, and then enjoy the dining and entertainment at Alpenbad.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Zurich online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can fly to Venice.
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Parks · Trails · Nightlife · Spas
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Venice Jazz Club has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, then explore the world behind art at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, and finally catch some live jazz at Venice Jazz Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip maker.

Traveling by bus from Zurich to Venice takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in July, with highs in Venice at 36°C and lows at 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Graz.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife · Nature

Graz, Austria — 1 night

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche).

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Graz trip maker app.

You can drive from Venice to Graz in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in July: high temperatures in Graz hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Bratislava.
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Historic Sites

Bratislava, Slovakia — 2 nights

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes VRBA - Virtual Reality Gin&Tonic Bar, Uisce Beatha, Be Free Tours - Bratislava Free City Walking Tour, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stop by Bratislava Old Town, ponder the design of Maximilian"s Fountain, then join in the after-dark buzz at Uisce Beatha, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at VRBA - Virtual Reality Gin&Tonic Bar. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, get a taste of local nightlife at Be Free Tours - Bratislava Free City Walking Tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church and Monastery, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

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You can take a bus from Graz to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In July in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for Prague.
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Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, then stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

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You can take a train from Bratislava to Prague in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Bratislava in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Prague, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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.
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