14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Eze, France
Drive
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 day
Drive
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and other attractions. On the 7th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris travel website.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can fly to Zurich.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich route planner.

Getting from Paris to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Zurich are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've now added Mt Pilatus to your itinerary. On the 10th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Lucerne and then identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Lucerne road trip app.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
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Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get great views at Harderkulm and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Milan.
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Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip maker.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Milan is a bit warmer than Interlaken - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

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.
On the 13th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice day trip website.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Florence, Italy — 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence journey planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.
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Historic Sites
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

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 16th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Nice.
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Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Nice, France — 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip site.

You can fly from Rome to Nice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in May, plan for slightly colder days in Nice, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Eze.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Eze, France

Hillside villages along the Mediterranean coast don't come more picturesque than Eze, attracting vacationers with its perfectly preserved medieval streets, colorful botanical gardens, and sweeping sea views.
You've now added Parfumerie Galimard to your itinerary. On the 18th (Thu), learn something new at Parfumerie Galimard.

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Eze is just a short distance from Nice. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Monte-Carlo.
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Highlights from your trip

Monte-Carlo, Monaco — 1 day

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 18th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, then meet the residents at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, then don't miss a visit to Casino Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Monte-Carlo vacation planner.

Monte-Carlo is just a stone's throw from Eze. In May, daily temperatures in Monte-Carlo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nice.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Side Trips
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Nice, France — 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nice road trip tool.

Nice is just a stone's throw from Monte-Carlo. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Fri).
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Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife
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Tuscany travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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Monaco travel guide

4.1
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.
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