22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Lugano, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Chur, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Andermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  7 h 15 min
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: San Francisco, United States

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères and Ile Saint-Louis. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and visit Le Marais.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris route planner.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Paris is 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères ©
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Citta Alta and Oasi di Sant'Alessio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Spiaggia Tranquilla (in Dorio), Spiaggia di Onno (in Oliveto Lario) and Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and get in on the family fun at Leolandia.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in June: high temperatures in Milan hover around 83°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Leolandia, Spiaggia Tranquilla, La Citta Alta, Spiaggia di Onno, Oasi di Sant'Alessio
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Oasi di Sant'Alessio ©
Oasi di Sant'Alessio
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

3
nights
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): walk around Parco delle Gole della Breggia, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montebello, and then take a stroll through Santa Petronilla. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and then stroll through Lido di Lugano.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Lugano trip maker website.

Drive from Milan to Lugano in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Chur.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Parco delle Gole della Breggia, Santa Petronilla, Castello di Montebello, Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
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Parco delle Gole della Breggia ©
Parco delle Gole della Breggia
Santa Petronilla ©
Santa Petronilla
Lido di Lugano ©
Lido di Lugano

1
night
Chur, Switzerland

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. On the 13th (Wed), make a trip to Kirchgasse and then look for all kinds of wild species at Trans Ruinaulta. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Personalfonds Rhätische Bahn and then wander the streets of Old Town Chur.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chur route builder app.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Chur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Andermatt.

Things to do in Chur

Wildlife Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Trans Ruinaulta
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Trans Ruinaulta ©
Trans Ruinaulta
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
Personalfonds Rhätische Bahn ©
Personalfonds Rhätische Bahn

1
night
Andermatt, Switzerland

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. On the 15th (Fri), witness the site of a historic battle at Teufelsbrucke and then head outdoors with Furka Pass.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Andermatt road trip planning website.

You can drive from Chur to Andermatt in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Andermatt

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Furka Pass
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Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, then stop by Laderach, and finally cruise along Gornergrat. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, contemplate the waterfront views at Leisee, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Andermatt to Zermatt with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Jordaan and Natuurgebied Zwanenwater. There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, wander the streets of Red Light District, stroll around Vondelpark, and explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip maker.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Zermatt to Amsterdam in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Natuurgebied Zwanenwater
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience

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