11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 day
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Carcassonne Center, France
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
8
Haarlem, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Minneapolis, United States

1
day
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 22nd (Sat), look for gifts at Glen Fahrn 'the Pearl' Zurich, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Town, thenlook for gifts at Barenland, and finally wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zurich holiday maker.

Minneapolis, USA to Zurich is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Zurich, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in September; daily highs in Zurich reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Old Town ©
Old Town
Barenland ©
Barenland

few
hours
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich tour itinerary planner.

You'll set off for Geneva on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Chillon and Patek Philippe Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedrale de St-Pierre and Cathedrale de Lausanne. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, look for gifts at DAVIDOFF Geneve, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Geneva route tool.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Geneva sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedrale de Lausanne, Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Pista Ciclabile Via Ripamonti - Noverasco.

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Getting from Geneva to Milan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Geneva in September, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

1
night
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 27th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, stop by La Chambre Aux Confitures, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Granet, and finally wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Aix-en-Provence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

1
night
Carcassonne Center, France

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 28th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, thenlook for gifts at Fromagerie la Ferme, and finally learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center day trip planning website.

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Carcassonne Center by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trip

O'Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 29th (Sat), shop like a local with Leidseplein, thenstop by The Jordaan, and then deepen your understanding of the past and present with Flying Dutch Boats. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Carcassonne Center to Amsterdam in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Carcassonne Center - with highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Haarlem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

1
night
Haarlem, The Netherlands

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stop by Kaashuis Tromp, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, thenlook for gifts at Melgers Wijn en Dranken, and finally kick back and relax at Zandvoort aan Zee.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Haarlem road trip planning app.

Haarlem is just a short distance from Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haarlem

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Zandvoort aan Zee ©
Zandvoort aan Zee
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)

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