16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris trip maker app.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Paris is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Jakarta to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in December, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, look for gifts at La boutique de Mathilde, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and finally test your problem-solving skills at DreamAway Lyon.

Plan trip to Lyon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Lyon are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can take a train to Marseille.

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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence), Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Palais des Papes (in Avignon). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques, and explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip itinerary tool.

Take a train from Lyon to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, Marseille is a bit warmer than Lyon - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Monte-Carlo.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, and then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Monte-Carlo route planning app.

Drive from Marseille to Monte-Carlo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Monte-Carlo, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites · Parks

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Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco. Here are some ideas for day two: see La Casa Maledetta, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, and then contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milan road trip planner.

You can drive from Monte-Carlo to Milan in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, Milan is slightly colder than Monte-Carlo - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Zurich.

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zurich holiday planning website.

You can drive from Milan to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Milan in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Zurich, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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