11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Lille, France
— 1 night
Fly
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Wurzburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 21st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lille.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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Lille, France

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place aux Oignons, don't miss a visit to Grande Place, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Etienne, and finally admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lille online trip maker.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Lille in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. April in Lille sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Historic Sites

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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 24th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne itinerary planner.

Getting from Lille to Lucerne by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Venice, Italy

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 25th (Sun), make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Lucerne to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lucerne in April, with highs in Venice at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

2
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Florence, Italy

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 27th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Florence trip website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Rome, Italy

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 29th (Thu): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and then don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rome journey maker app.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Wurzburg, Germany

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Neumuenster, make a trip to Romantische Strasse, then explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, and finally don't miss a visit to Hofkirche.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Wurzburg travel route planning site.

Getting from Rome to Wurzburg by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in April: high temperatures in Wurzburg hover around 17°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites