17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam journey maker.

Bengaluru, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Amsterdam is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in May: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at The British Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally make a trip to Big Ben. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

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

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 25°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, then browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and then appreciate the history behind La Pieta.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Rome sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Correr.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice day trip planner.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Interlaken takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, Interlaken is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Sackelamtshusli, take some stellar pictures from Rhine Falls, and then wander the streets of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich holiday planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 18:
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Old Town ©
Old Town

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