7 days in Amsterdam, Milan & Bern Itinerary

7 days in Amsterdam, Milan & Bern Itinerary

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Start: Shreveport, United States
Drive + Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Bern, Switzerland
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  21 h 30 min
End: Shreveport, United States

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Magere Brug, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Shreveport, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Shreveport to Amsterdam. When traveling from Shreveport in July, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Milan.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Milan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around 85°F and lows about 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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hours
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern travel planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Bern in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Milan in July, with highs in Bern at 78°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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