21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Tampa, United States
Fly + Train:  13 h 30 min
1
Cologne, Germany
— 1 day
Train:  2 h
2
Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Bellagio, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Alba, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
9
Pienza, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
11
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h 30 min
12
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
13
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
14
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
15
Schwangau, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
16
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Tampa, United States

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): delve into the distant past at Praetorium, don't miss a visit to Shrine of the Three Kings, steep yourself in history at St. Ursula, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Andreas Kirche, and finally contemplate the long history of Heinzelmaennchenbrunnen.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cologne trip itinerary planner.

Tampa, USA to Cologne is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampa in June: highs in Cologne hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites
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Shrine of the Three Kings ©
Shrine of the Three Kings
St. Ursula ©
St. Ursula
Praetorium ©
Praetorium

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Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Neckar River, don't miss a visit to Jesuitenkirche, steep yourself in history at Student Jail (Studentenkarzer), then get engrossed in the history at Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte), then snap pictures at Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), and finally contemplate the long history of Heidelberg Tun.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Heidelberg attractions planning website.

You can take a train from Cologne to Heidelberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Student Jail (Studentenkarzer) ©
Student Jail (Studentenkarzer)
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) ©
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)
Heidelberg Tun ©
Heidelberg Tun

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), contemplate the long history of Museggmauer, make a trip to The Nine Towers, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, and finally explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lucerne using our trip planner.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Lucerne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
The Nine Towers ©
The Nine Towers

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
On the 4th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, look for all kinds of wild species at Heimwehfluh, explore the ancient world of Rothenfluh Ruins, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Rothenfluh Ruins ©
Rothenfluh Ruins
Heimwehfluh ©
Heimwehfluh
Heidi's Photo Chalet ©
Heidi's Photo Chalet

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, then visit Vieux-Carouge, then have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica.

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

You can drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Vieux-Carouge
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Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Virtual Room ©
Virtual Room

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Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, walk around Parco di Villa Serbelloni, then do a tasting at Enoteca Principessa, then stop by Azalea - Silk of Como, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Giacomo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bellagio holiday site.

Drive from Geneva to Bellagio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Bellagio can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Chiesa di S. Leonardo
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I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
Enoteca Principessa ©
Enoteca Principessa
Basilica di San Giacomo
Basilica di San Giacomo

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Bellagio to Florence by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Florence sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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Alba, Italy

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. On the 8th (Tue), make a trip to Centro Storico, take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico archeologico e di Scienze Naturali F. Eusebio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, then make a trip to Chiesa della Maddalena, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alba online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Alba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, expect little chillier with lows of 60°F in Alba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pienza.

Things to do in Alba

Spas Museums Historic Sites
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Spas
Chiesa della Maddalena ©
Chiesa della Maddalena

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Pienza, Italy

Pienza ©
Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. On the 9th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Romitorio di Pienza, explore the historical opulence of Grancia di Castelluccio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Misericordia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral, then examine the collection at Palazzo Piccolomini, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pozzo dei Cani.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pienza itinerary website.

Drive from Alba to Pienza in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Pienza sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Pienza

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Cathedral ©
Cathedral
Piazza Pio II ©
Piazza Pio II
Church of San Francesco ©
Church of San Francesco

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Venezia.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Pienza to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli ©
Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 12th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ravello - Atrani Walk, contemplate the long history of Villa La Rondinaia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia San Giovanni, make a trip to Fontana sant'Andrea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ravello vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in June, you will find days in Ravello are a bit cooler (79°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (72°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, then admire the landmark architecture of Arche Scaligere, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Verona online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Ravello to Verona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ravello in June, Verona is slightly colder at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Pantalon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice online tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. June in Venice sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Salzburg trip maker app.

Drive from Venice to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Venice in June; daily highs in Salzburg reach 73°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Schwangau.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

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Schwangau, Germany

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Koloman, delve into the distant past at Antike Romervilla, have some family-friendly fun at Sommerrodelbahn, then admire the striking features of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hl.-Geist-Spitalkirche, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Maria und Florian.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Schwangau travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Schwangau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Schwangau are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Hl.-Geist-Spitalkirche
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Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
St. Koloman ©
St. Koloman
Kirche St. Georg ©
Kirche St. Georg

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuit Church. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Schwangau to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Museums
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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