14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Calais, France
Drive
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Orleans, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nice, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Calais, France
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Calais, France

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Calais trip maker app.

Folkestone, UK to Calais is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Folkestone to Calais is 1 hour. June in Calais sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for Orleans on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Orleans, France

— 1 night
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Orleans trip website.

You can drive from Calais to Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Calais in June, you will find days in Orleans are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for Toulouse.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Toulouse, France

— 2 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins, examine the collection at Musee des Jouets, and then get to know the fascinating history of Place Nationale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, admire the landmark architecture of Palais de la Berbie, see the interesting displays at Musee du Vieux-Toulouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Quai de la Daurade, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Canal de Brienne (Le).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Toulouse day trip tool.

Getting from Orleans to Toulouse by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Orleans in June; daily highs in Toulouse reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nice.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Nice, France

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): head outdoors with Promenade du Paillon.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nice day trip planner.

You can fly from Toulouse to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Toulouse in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Genoa, Italy

— 1 night
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 16th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Palazzo San Giorgio.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Genoa driving holiday planner.

Drive from Nice to Genoa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Genoa sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites
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Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arco della Pace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, examine the collection at Palazzo Reale, explore the world behind art at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano, then examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, and finally see the interesting displays at La Triennale di Milano.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan road trip website.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Genoa, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Zurich.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 19th (Sat), explore the activities along Flussbad Oberer Letten, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wasserkirche, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Capuchin Friary, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Rapperswil, then contemplate the long history of Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Kyburg, and finally see the interesting displays at Air Force Center.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Zurich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in June; daily highs in Zurich reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Frankfurt, Germany

— 2 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 21st (Mon), contemplate the long history of Die Mainzer Zitadelle, identify plant and animal life at Neroberg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Elizabeth's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Augustine's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu Worms, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Judischer Friedhof Heiliger Sand. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), admire the masterpieces at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, examine the collection at Geldmuseum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauen, Frankfurt, then examine the collection at Dialogmuseum Frankfurt, and finally examine the collection at Klassikstadt.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt tour planner.

Fly from Zurich to Frankfurt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and Begijnhof. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Micropia. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, make a trip to The Amstel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Getting from Frankfurt to Amsterdam by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Frankfurt in June, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Calais.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Calais, France

Gate to the North

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Calais road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Calais takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours