16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally head off the coast to Île de la Cité. On the next day, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then take a stroll through Montmartre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris online trip itinerary maker .

Mumbai, India to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Paris is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in June, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (27°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 11th (Tue), wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, then admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, then stop by Glen Fahrn 'the Pearl' Zurich, and finally take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Florence takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, Florence is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Adventure Wildlife
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

1
night
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Suna Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cerro.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lake Maggiore trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Lake Maggiore by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Lake Maggiore, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Suna Beach - Pool & Lounge Bar
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Suna Beach - Pool & Lounge Bar ©
Suna Beach - Pool & Lounge Bar

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 16th (Sun), admire the striking features of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome route website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lake Maggiore to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Dorsoduro, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Doge's Palace and then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice road trip website .

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
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 20th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, then examine the collection at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally shop like a local with MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Venice to Geneva by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Venice in June, expect Geneva to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 15°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lausanne
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery ©
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery

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