16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Chamonix, France
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  6​h 45​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read London road trip planning app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then stroll around Vondelpark, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Anne Frank House.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam route builder site .

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then admire the striking features of Gare de Strasbourg, then don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban, and finally take an in-depth tour of Alsatian Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): ponder the world of politics at European Parliament Strasbourg, stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, then take a stroll through La Petite France, and finally admire the striking features of Place Kleber.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Strasbourg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. January in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

2
nights
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, take in panoramic vistas at Step Into the Void, and then look for gifts at Cha'Cha'Cha'. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille des Grands Montets, then take in the awesome beauty at Brevent Cable Car, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier des Bossons.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chamonix trip itinerary app .

Getting from Strasbourg to Chamonix by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Aiguille des Grands Montets ©
Aiguille des Grands Montets
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car

1
night
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 5th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online holiday builder .

Traveling by train from Chamonix to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence online tour itinerary planner .

Take a train from Zermatt to Florence in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in January; daily highs in Paris reach 45°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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