16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then take in the views from Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) and then kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

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London, UK to Zurich is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Zurich. In September in Zurich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups in Chatenay-Malabry, approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Le Marais, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay.

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You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter

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 21st (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then wander the streets of Trastevere, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Elena Kihlman Designer Shop, then wander the streets of Via Condotti, and then identify plant and animal life at Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip app .

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Rome hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trastevere ©
Trastevere
Via Condotti ©
Via Condotti

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, and finally stop by Jean Saade.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Museums Beaches
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mercato Centrale ©
Mercato Centrale
Jean Saade ©
Jean Saade

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 25th (Tue): wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally stop by BrAgora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Myosotis Karima Arte, stop by Elios Bijoux di Coin Valentina, then wander the streets of Dorsoduro, then look for gifts at Raggio Veneziano, and finally look for gifts at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice vacation planning website .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Venice

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Bragora ©
Bragora
Elios Bijoux di Coin Valentina ©
Elios Bijoux di Coin Valentina

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): look for gifts at Vinoteka Vintesa, contemplate the waterfront views at Jarun Lake, look for gifts at Handmade in Zagreb, then look for gifts at Notes of Zagreb, and finally pause for some photo ops at Ban Josip Jelačić Square.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip planner .

Traveling by car from Venice to Zagreb takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in September, with highs in Zagreb at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Zagreb

Shopping Nature Wildlife
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Vinoteka Vintesa ©
Vinoteka Vintesa
Ban Josip Jelačić Square ©
Ban Josip Jelačić Square
Handmade in Zagreb ©
Handmade in Zagreb

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do your shopping at Albert Cuyp Market and Leidseplein. There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, wander the streets of De Negen Straatjes, stop by The American Book Center, and contemplate the waterfront views at Het Twiske.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam vacation builder .

You can fly from Zagreb to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Albert Cuyp Market ©
Albert Cuyp Market
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein

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