16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
car:  3 h
2
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
car:  2 h
3
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Montepulciano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
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Modena, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
7
Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
11
Engelberg, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
12
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— Few hours
Train:  3 h 30 min
13
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 15 min
14
Gruyeres, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
15
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
16
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
End: Zurich, Switzerland

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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.
For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Milan trip maker app.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Il Caravaggio International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You'll set off for Cinque Terre on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Parks

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola, thenlearn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, and then take a stroll around Vernazza.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink ©
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Frediano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Paolo all’Orto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pisa holiday maker.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Pisa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Montepulciano.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Frediano ©
Chiesa di San Frediano
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John

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Montepulciano, Italy

Montepulciano ©
Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
On the 4th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Icario Winery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via di Gracciano nel Corso, do a tasting at Enoteca Croce Di Febo Biologica, learn about winemaking at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montepulciano trip site.

Drive from Pisa to Montepulciano in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Icario Winery ©
Icario Winery
Via di Gracciano nel Corso ©
Via di Gracciano nel Corso
Cantina Fattoria della Talosa ©
Cantina Fattoria della Talosa

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Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally see the interesting displays at Cappella Brancacci.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence day trip tool.

Getting from Montepulciano to Florence by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Modena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cappella Brancacci ©
Cappella Brancacci

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Modena, Italy

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena and then explore the world behind art at "La Galleria. Collezione e Archivio Storico" di BPER Banca.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Modena trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Modena by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Modena, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena

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Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, see the interesting displays at Oratorio Di Santa Cecilia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, thensteep yourself in history at Piazza Santo Stefano, and finally get outside with Torre Prendiparte.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bologna online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Modena to Bologna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Basilica di San Domenico ©
Basilica di San Domenico
Torre Prendiparte ©
Torre Prendiparte

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, make a trip to Campo Santa Margherita, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, contemplate the long history of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 9th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spitalskirche, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck, thentake an in-depth tour of Tyrolean Provincial Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum), and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), look for gifts at Speckeria, thenexplore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuit Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck road trip planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Innsbruck in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Traveling from Venice in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 4°C in Innsbruck. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vaduz.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
Highlights from your plan
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

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Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Liechtenstein National Museum, examine the collection at Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein, thenlearn about winemaking at Wine Cellars of the Prince of Liechtenstein, and finally stop by Hoi Liechtenstein - Geschenke & Souvenir Boutique.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vaduz tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Vaduz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Engelberg.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums Shopping Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Liechtenstein National Museum ©
Liechtenstein National Museum

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Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Engelberg trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Vaduz to Engelberg in 2 hours. In April in Engelberg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg ©
Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei ©
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen trip website.

Getting from Engelberg to Lauterbrunnen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lauterbrunnen Church ©
Lauterbrunnen Church

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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 13th (Mon): trek along 5-Seenweg, thenlook for gifts at Laderach, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt tour builder.

Take a train from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Adventure Parks
Highlights from your plan
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg
Parasailing & Paragliding
Laderach ©
Laderach

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Gruyeres, Switzerland

Gruyeres ©
The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Pisciculture de la Gruyere, thenstop by Gruyere Traditions, thensee the interesting displays at Tibet Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gruyeres trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Gruyeres takes 4.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Pisciculture de la Gruyere
Highlights from your plan
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Pisciculture de la Gruyere ©
Pisciculture de la Gruyere
Tibet Museum ©
Tibet Museum

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 15th (Wed), examine the collection at The Rosengart Collection, take an in-depth tour of Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), thenview the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Luzern, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bourbaki Panorama.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip maker app.

Getting from Gruyeres to Lucerne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)
Bourbaki Panorama ©
Bourbaki Panorama

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Another option is to take a train. April in Zurich sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zurich Succulent Plant Collection ©
Zurich Succulent Plant Collection

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