17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Milan, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Asti, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
5
Avignon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  10 h 30 min
6
Bastogne, Belgium
— 6 nights
Drive:  6 h
End: Dordrecht, The Netherlands

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and Aare Gorge. Get outdoors at Lake Brienz and Seebad Katzensee. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Lucerne to see Chapel Bridge about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

Dordrecht, The Netherlands to Zurich is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. July in Zurich sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aare Gorge, Chapel Bridge, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Lake Brienz
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Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then catch a live event at Mediolanum Forum.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Milan is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Asti.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping

Side Trip

Mediolanum Forum
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Mediolanum Forum ©
Mediolanum Forum

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nights
Asti, Italy

Asti ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di Sant'Andrea and Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta. Popular historic sites such as Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta and Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato) are in your itinerary. Explore Asti's surroundings by going to Lido delle Sirene (in Bergeggi), Bagni Garibaldi (in Finale Ligure) and Bagni San Domenico Beach (in Varazze).

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Asti trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Milan to Asti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in July, Asti is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Asti

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta, Lido delle Sirene, Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato), Bagni Garibaldi, Basilica di Sant'Andrea
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Bagni Garibaldi ©
Bagni Garibaldi
Basilica di Sant'Andrea ©
Basilica di Sant'Andrea
Forte di Gavi ©
Forte di Gavi

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hours
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco and then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Asti to Monte-Carlo takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Prince's Palace, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 23rd (Mon), snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon. On your second day here, take in the views from Pont du Gard, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades du Sautadet, then delve into the distant past at Forteresse de Mornas, and finally explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre of Orange.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Avignon attractions planner.

You can drive from Monte-Carlo to Avignon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Monte-Carlo in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Avignon, with highs around 36°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Bastogne.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Forteresse de Mornas, Roman Theatre of Orange, Pont du Gard, Cascades du Sautadet
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Forteresse de Mornas ©
Forteresse de Mornas
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

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nights
Bastogne, Belgium

Bastogne ©
Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II.
Mardasson Memorial and Les Draisines De La Molignée are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will appreciate attractions like Domaine Des Grottes De Han and Le Labyrinthe de Barvaux-Durbuy. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne (in Lavaux-Sainte-Anne), Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery (in Henri-Chapelle) and Chateau de Reinhardstein (in Ovifat). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Dinant, don't miss a visit to Bois de la Paix, stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, and explore the ancient world of Parc de Furfooz.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bastogne travel planner.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Bastogne takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bastogne

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dinant, Le Labyrinthe de Barvaux-Durbuy, Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne, German War Cemetery, Chateau de Chimay
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Domaine Des Grottes De Han ©
Domaine Des Grottes De Han
Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial
Citadelle de Dinant ©
Citadelle de Dinant

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