11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
2
Portofino, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
3
Saint-Tropez, France
— 1 day
Drive
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
Fly
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
7
Colmar, France
— 1 night
Drive
8
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

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 13th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome online route planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in May, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Portofino.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Portofino, Italy

— 1 night
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Portofino sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Rome to Portofino in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in May, you will find days in Portofino are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). On the 15th (Wed), you're off to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Portofino

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Saint-Tropez, France

— 1 day
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Sylvabelle, admire the natural beauty at Les Murs Vegetaux, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Guerrevieille.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Tropez attractions planner.

You can drive from Portofino to Saint-Tropez in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Portofino in May, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Saint-Tropez: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 day

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 17th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, walk around Parc Guell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip website.

Getting from Saint-Tropez to Barcelona by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Saint-Tropez in May, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

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 18th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then walk around Vondelpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and then get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in May: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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.
On the 20th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of 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: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip site.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Colmar.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Colmar, France

— 1 night

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Colmar online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Colmar in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for Lugano on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Colmar

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Lugano, Switzerland

— 1 night

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lugano road trip tool.

Getting from Colmar to Lugano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Lugano, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Lugano

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums