31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Zurich, Train to Vaduz
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Sirmione, Italy
— 3 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Auronzo di Cadore, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
— 3 nights
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Merano, Italy
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein

— 2 nights
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
On the 10th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph at Parish Church, then stroll through Galina Falcon Center, then shop like a local with Liechtensteiner Brauhaus, and finally don't miss a visit to Bas-Relief to Josef Rheinberger. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, then step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle, then learn about winemaking at Wine Cellars of the Prince of Liechtenstein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Florin.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaduz trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Vaduz is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Vaduz

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take a stroll through Old Town, then stop by Confiserie Sprungli, and then take a stroll through Niederdorf. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Einkaufszentrum Glatt, then take in the awesome beauty at Felsenegg, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Vaduz to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Zurich are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Seebad Eich, then get advice or help at KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, and then hit the slopes at Mt Pilatus. On the next day, wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, then explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne trip maker tool.

Getting from Zurich to Lucerne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Winter Sports

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Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:

Lugano, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Monte San Giorgio, buy something for everyone on your list at Fox Town Factory Stores, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Cascate di Santa Petronilla, make a trip to Piazza G. Motta, and then learn about winemaking at Tamborini Vini.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lugano trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Lugano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lucerne in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lugano: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Duomo di Milano and Abbazia di Chiaravalle will appeal to history buffs. Head to Brera District and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele IIfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, and catch a live performance at La Casa Maledetta.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Milan trip maker tool.

Drive from Lugano to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Milan, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Sirmione.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games · Nightlife
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:

Sirmione, Italy

— 3 nights
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Discover out-of-the-way places like Spa Termale Aquaria and Pista Ciclo Pedonale Lazise - Bardolino - Garda. Get some historical perspective at Castello Scaligero and Rocca di Lonato. Step out of Sirmione with an excursion to Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino in Bardolino--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di S. Anna.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sirmione trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Milan to Sirmione in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Sirmione can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

Verona, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santuario Basilica Madonna della Corona and Aquardens: Le Terme di Verona. Museo di Castelvecchio and chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Verona online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sirmione to Verona in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Verona are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Wineries · Spas · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Visit Piazza San Marco and Scuola Grande di San Rocco for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cannaregio and Mercati di Rialto. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Dorsoduro, stop by Campo Santa Margherita, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and buy something for everyone on your list at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. November in Venice sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Auronzo di Cadore.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:

Auronzo di Cadore, Italy

— 2 nights
Auronzo di Cadore is a comune (municipality) in the province of Belluno (Cadore) in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 120km north of Venice and about 50km northeast of Belluno.The municipality of Auronzo di Cadore has the famous mountain group of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Lake Misurina. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna del Loreto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Orsola, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riserva Naturale Orientata Somadida.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Auronzo di Cadore tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Venice to Auronzo di Cadore in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November in Auronzo di Cadore, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Auronzo di Cadore

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:

Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

— 3 nights
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Escape the urban bustle at Parco Naturale delle Dolomiti d’Ampezzo and Rifugio Lagazuoi. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Val Travenanzes and Cimitero Austro-Ungarico di Brunico. Step out of Cortina d'Ampezzo to go to San Vigilio and see Scuola Italiana Sci & Snowboard San Vigilio Di Marebbe, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tofane.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cortina d'Ampezzo sightseeing planner.

Drive from Auronzo di Cadore to Cortina d'Ampezzo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Auronzo di Cadore in December, Cortina d'Ampezzo is little chillier at night with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:
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Merano, Italy

— 3 nights
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Merano Centro Storico and Chiesa Evangelica. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Terme Merano, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Nicolo, get your bearings at Kurhaus, and take in the waterfront at Passeggiata D'inverno.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Merano route planning site.

Getting from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Merano by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Merano

Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Popular historic sites such as Altstadt von Innsbruck and Dom zu St. Jakob are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speckeria and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone. Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Hochfugen Skigebiet (in Fugen) and Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschonau (in Alpbach). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Wilten, stroll through Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Merano to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Merano in December: highs in Innsbruck hover around 6°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:

Liechtenstein travel guide

3.5
Landmarks · Castles · Specialty Museums
Business Microstate
One of the smallest but most successful countries in the world, the German-speaking microstate of Liechtenstein is known primarily for two things: its gorgeous Alpine location and strong economy. Due to its size, Liechtenstein is culturally influenced by its neighboring countries, Austria and Switzerland. It is also quite similar to them geographically, with a mountainous landscape that draws scores of tourists for winter holidays. Outdoor enthusiasts have plenty to enjoy here year-round, with numerous hiking and biking trails. As the second-richest nation in the world with one of the lowest unemployment rates, Lichtenstein's charm nevertheless lies in the pride its citizens take in their country's independence and natural splendor.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Veneto travel guide

4.2
Architectural Buildings · Historic Walking Areas · Bodies of Water
An independent republic until Napoleon's invasion in 1797, Veneto is among the wealthiest and most developed regions in the country. The region has a bustling tourism industry, drawing nearly 70 million visitors annually to its historical, natural, artistic, cultural, musical, and culinary treasures. Though most tourists begin and end their Veneto holiday in Venice, the area has plenty more to offer. A range of attractions await beyond the capital city, including World Heritage-listed Palladian villas, seaside resorts, vineyards, lakes, beaches, thermal baths, lush parks, and imposing mountain ranges. Veneto's clubs, bars, and restaurants make for a lively nightlife in the region's thriving cities.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.