17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC, United States
Bus + Fly:  16 h
1
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Bregenz, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Leipzig, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Paderborn, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Bonn, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
7
Cologne, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
10
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
11
Versailles, France
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
12
Paris, France
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
13
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
14
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
15
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
16
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
17
Vienna, Austria
— Few hours
Train:  4 h
18
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  13 h
End: Washington DC, United States

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich
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.
To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Munich online trip itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to Munich is an approximately 13- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Munich. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Munich to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 46°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Wed) before leaving for Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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day
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mirabell Palace, Schloss Hellbrunn, Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bregenz.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

1
night
Bregenz, Austria

Bregenz
Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria. To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bregenz travel planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Bregenz in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a train. May in Bregenz sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. You will leave for Leipzig on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Bregenz

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Find places to stay May 29 — 30:

1
night
Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
You've now added Bach Museum to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), then get engrossed in the history at Bach Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Universitatskirche, and finally steep yourself in history at Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig.

To find maps and other tourist information, refer to the Leipzig day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bregenz to Leipzig. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paderborn.

Things to do in Leipzig

Historic Sites Museums
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Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig ©
Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)
Universitatskirche ©
Universitatskirche

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nights
Paderborn, Germany

Paderborn ©
As a home to some of Germany's most recognizable computer-tech companies, such as Siemens, Paderborn rebuilt itself as a center for higher education and information technology after World War II.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paderborn road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Leipzig to Paderborn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bonn.

Things to do in Paderborn

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Paderborn Cathedral (Dom zu Paderborn) ©
Paderborn Cathedral (Dom zu Paderborn)
Erzbischofliches Diozesanmuseum Paderborn ©
Erzbischofliches Diozesanmuseum Paderborn

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Bonn, Germany

Bonn ©
The birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn is one of the country's oldest cities.
You've now added Alter Friedhof to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Alter Friedhof and then steep yourself in history at Beethoven-Haus Bonn.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bonn visit planner.

Traveling by car from Paderborn to Bonn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Bonn

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Beethoven-Haus Bonn ©
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
Alter Friedhof ©
Alter Friedhof

few
hours
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne Cathedral and Chocolate Museum. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Chocolate Museum, then make a trip to Cologne Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Hohenzollern Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne planner.

Cologne is just a short distance from Bonn. In June in Cologne, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

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.
You've added Bloemenmarkt, Herengracht, Rijksmuseum, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cologne in June: highs in Amsterdam hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Tours Parks
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Herengracht ©
Herengracht
Free Walking Tours Amsterdam ©
Free Walking Tours Amsterdam

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), Manneken Pis, Royal Palace of Brussels, and other attractions. On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Brussels, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

2
nights
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 Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, Luxembourg Palace, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and other attractions you added.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Thu) before leaving for Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
day
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
You've added Grand Canal, Palace of Versailles, The Hall of Mirrors, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Canal, admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles, make a trip to The Hall of Mirrors, make a trip to La Galerie des Batailles, then take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin de Versailles, and finally view the masterpieces at The Royal Chapel.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Versailles travel planner.

Versailles is just a short distance from Paris. In June, daytime highs in Versailles are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Grand Canal ©
Grand Canal

1
night
Paris, France

Paris
For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris driving holiday planner.

Paris is very close to Versailles. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

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hours
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.
You've now added Cathedrale de St-Pierre to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then examine the collection at Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Turin.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Parrocchiale San Vito.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turin driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Turin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parrocchia S. Maurizio, Saint Secondo, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi ©
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
Saint Secondo ©
Saint Secondo

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Villa Necchi Campiglio as well as Arco della Pace. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the striking features of Arco della Pace, get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in June, you will find days in Milan are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Villa Necchi Campiglio ©
Villa Necchi Campiglio

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
You've added Cannaregio, Dorsoduro, Canal Grande, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 10th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Venice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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hours
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Hofburg, Haus der Musik Wien and Belvedere Palace. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, then examine the collection at Haus der Musik Wien, and finally examine the collection at The Hofburg.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vienna tour itinerary builder site.

Fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Venice in June, plan for little chillier nights in Vienna, with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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night
Munich, Germany

Munich
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Munich trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Take a train from Vienna to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Vienna in June, you will find days in Munich are slightly colder (72°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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