16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  11​h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Thun, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Fly + Ferry:  12​h
End: Toronto, Canada

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, breweries & distilleries, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary builder tool .

Toronto, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Thun.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Thun, Switzerland

Thun ©
Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Change things up with these side-trips from Thun: Castle of Gruyeres (in Gruyeres) and Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) & Barenpark). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Aare River, step into the grandiose world of Schloss THUN, make a trip to Vieille Ville de Thoune, and get great views at The Cathedral of Bern.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Thun attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amsterdam to Thun. May in Thun sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Thun

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bern, Gruyeres Castle
Highlights from your plan
Thunersee ©
Thunersee
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo, Battistero di San Giovanni, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Thun to Florence. Traveling from Thun in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Florence, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Take a break from Marseille with a short trip to Palais des Papes in Avignon, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, wander the streets of The Panier, and walk around Le Palais de Justice.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Florence to Marseille by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. May in Marseille sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palais des Papes
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
The Panier ©
The Panier

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