16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  6​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Cannes, France
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Wiesbaden, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
End: Chicago, United States

3
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.
Garden Lodge Queen, Londra has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Coca-Cola London Eye and Covent Garden. Get a sense of the local culture at Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, take in the views from Tower Bridge, make a trip to Big Ben, and browse the fresh offerings at Venn Street Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read London travel planner .

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Chicago to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect London to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 52°F. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and make a trip to Louvre Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip planning website .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. You will leave for Cannes on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Paris

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

3
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stop by Les Caprices de Marilyn, get a taste of the local shopping with La Croisette, and then get to know the fascinating history of Rue d'Antibes. On your second day here, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip itinerary app .

Getting from Paris to Cannes by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 61°F in Cannes. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Wiesbaden.

Things to do in Cannes

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Marineland
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

3
nights
Wiesbaden, Germany

Wiesbaden ©
One of Europe's oldest spa towns, Wiesbaden has been catering to travelers from countries near and far for many centuries.
Bring the kids along to Tier- und Pflanzenpark Fasanerie and Opel Zoo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Heidelberg and Wilhelmstrasse. Venture out of the city with trips to Horlachgraben (in Ruesselsheim) and Altstadt (Old Town) (in Heidelberg). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Neroberg, get engrossed in the history at Gutenberg Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mainz Cathedral (Dom).

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wiesbaden trip builder website .

Explore your travel options from Cannes to Wiesbaden with the Route module. Traveling from Cannes in June, expect little chillier with lows of 55°F in Wiesbaden. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Wiesbaden

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Mainz, Heidelberg, Horlachgraben, Opel Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Neroberg ©
Neroberg
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wiesbaden to London. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Wiesbaden in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 52°F at night. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament

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