14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
6
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
7
Geneva, Switzerland
— 4 nights
8
Paris, France
— Few hours

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walking tours as well as Westminster Abbey. On the 11th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London day trip planning app.

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Historic Centre of Brugge has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Mon), sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Markt, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bruges online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of car and train from London to Bruges in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Bruges due to the time zone difference. October in Bruges sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Amsterdam Red Light District Tours, Red Light District and Van Gogh Museum. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get a taste of local nightlife at Amsterdam Red Light District Tours, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then wander the streets of Red Light District, then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally appreciate the history behind Sculpture De Violist. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Royal Palace Amsterdam, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and finally walk around Vondelpark.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes DragonView.ch Paragliding Adventure, Rhine Falls and Uetliberg Mountain. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, enjoy unforgettable views with DragonView.ch Paragliding Adventure, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, then admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To see more things to do and tourist information, use the Zurich road trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Zurich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October in Zurich, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've now added Jungfraujoch to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get great views at Jungfraujoch.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

1
night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 19th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, then get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, and then don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Transportation · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

4
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedrale de Lausanne (in Lausanne), Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find out how to plan a trip to Geneva, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedrale de Lausanne, Freddie Mercury Statue, Chateau de Chillon
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

few
hours
Paris, France

Paris ©
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 Champs-Elysees as well as Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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