56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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56 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Ottawa, Canada
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
5
Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Oswiecim, Poland
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 45​min
7
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Bucharest, Romania
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
14
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  6​h 30​min
15
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
16
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
17
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
20
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Ottawa, Canada

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and Buckingham Palace. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Southwark Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary builder site .

Ottawa, Canada to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Ottawa to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in May, you will find days in London are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally head off the coast to Île de la Cité. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Atomium. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St Symphorien Military Cemetery and Collegiale Sainte-Waudru. Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Abbaye de Villers in Villers-la-ville--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels day trip website .

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mons, Abbaye de Villers
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and English Reformed Church. Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and De Duif. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, enjoy breathtaking views from A'dam Lookout, browse the collection at OBA Library of Amsterdam, and contemplate the long history of Begijnhof.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planner .

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Popular historic sites such as Rheinstein Castle and St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche) are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Romer and Judischer Friedhof Heiliger Sand. Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Rheinfels Castle (in Sankt Goar) and Dom zu Worms (in Worms). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), make a trip to Berger Str., and examine the collection at Museum Embankment.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Frankfurt in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Worms, Rheinfels Castle, Rheinstein Castle
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt ©
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Rheinstein Castle ©
Rheinstein Castle
Rheinfels Castle ©
Rheinfels Castle

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nights
Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
On the 24th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, then take in the dramatic natural features at GEOsfera, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Transfiguration. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Family Home of John Paul II, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Lipowiec, and then go for a walk through Discalced Carmelites Monastery.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Oswiecim travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Frankfurt to Oswiecim takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

GEOsfera, Church of the Transfiguration, Zamek Lipowiec, Family Home of John Paul II, Discalced Carmelites Monastery
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Zamek Lipowiec ©
Zamek Lipowiec
Discalced Carmelites Monastery ©
Discalced Carmelites Monastery

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the galleries of Devin Castle, wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina). Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, then take in the exciting artwork at Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Cerveny Kamen Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bratislava road trip website .

You can drive from Oswiecim to Bratislava in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bratislava when traveling from Oswiecim in May, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cerveny Kamen Castle, St. John the Baptist Cathedral
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Escape the urban bustle at Margaret Island and Nemzeti Botanikus Kert. Your inner history buff will appreciate Halaszbastya and Matthias Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Budapest: Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral (in Esztergom), MicroArt - MikroCsodak Muzeuma (in Szentendre) and Fenyes Education Trail of Tata (in Tata). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

MicroArt - MikroCsodak Muzeuma, Nemzeti Botanikus Kert, Fenyes Education Trail of Tata, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Stavropoleos Monastery and Patriarchal Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower) and Saint George New Church (Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou). Change things up with these side-trips from Bucharest: Neagra Bison Reservation (in Bucsani) and Mogosoaia Palace (in Mogosoaia). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Biserica Sf. Nicolae, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucharest trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Bucharest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Budapest to Bucharest, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Neagra Bison Reservation, Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower), Mogosoaia Palace
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower) ©
Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower)
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress, then contemplate the long history of Walls of Dubrovnik, then take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik driving holiday tool .

Fly from Bucharest to Dubrovnik in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bucharest in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Dubrovnik. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. Get some cultural insight at Fortress Palamidi and National Archaeological Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus & Lion Gate). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Athens vacation planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dubrovnik in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mycenae, Fortress Palamidi
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 10th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, get engrossed in the history at Complesso Museale Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, then steep yourself in history at Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, then browse the exhibits of The Neapolis Buried, and finally explore the ancient world of Forum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, take a stroll through Decumani di Napoli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then steep yourself in history at San Domenico Maggiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pio Monte della Misericordia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Naples trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Athens to Naples in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Naples. In June, daytime highs in Naples are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Catacombe di San Gennaro ©
Catacombe di San Gennaro
Cloister of Santa Chiara ©
Cloister of Santa Chiara
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro ©
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pietro in Vincoli. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Gesu, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza del Duomo and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza della Signoria and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Monteriggioni (Walls of Monteriggioni & Castello di Monteriggioni) and Chiusdino (Abbazia di San Galgano & Eremo di Montesiepi). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, and get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chiusdino, Monteriggioni
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, head outdoors with Alpine Adventures Zermatt, then take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, and finally take in the views from Hangebrucke.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Zermatt in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Nature Tours
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Alpine Adventures Zermatt (Fly Zermatt) ©
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen
Intercontinental Church Society ©
Intercontinental Church Society

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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.
On the 20th (Sat), get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, then identify plant and animal life at Heimwehfluh, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally walk around Hohematte Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Interlaken tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Zermatt to Interlaken by train takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen Village
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): cool off at Bains des Paquis, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Basilica, then make a trip to Chapel of the Maccabees, and finally get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Sulpice (Eglise de St-Sulpice), take in the history at Kawa Game, then examine the collection at Musee Ariana, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva day trip planning app .

You can drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Geneva, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice ©
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Vieille Ville and Villa Kerylos are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Colline du Chateau overlook and Promenade des Anglais. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and Basilica St. Michel (in Menton). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Palais Lascaris, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice, steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Geneva in June since evenings lows in Nice dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Menton, Promenade Le Corbusier, Haut de Cagnes, Villa Kerylos
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Promenade Le Corbusier ©
Promenade Le Corbusier

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ciutat Vella and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Popular historic sites such as Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, take a stroll through La Barceloneta, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and walk around Parc Guell.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona online road trip planner .

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): wander the streets of La Latina, then contemplate the long history of Plaza mayor de Chinchon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and finally see the interesting displays at MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip maker site .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 36°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Madrid

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Plaza mayor de Chinchon ©
Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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