16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: New Delhi, India

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), get your game on at Fusion Arena Virtual Reality Center, and then have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich online trip builder.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Zurich due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Virtual Reality Center ©
Virtual Reality Center
Fusion Arena Virtual Reality Center ©
Fusion Arena Virtual Reality Center

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Zurich to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Zurich in December, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon day trip website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Lisbon are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris route builder app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in January, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 8°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get your game on at Museumphoto, explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and finally walk around Vondelpark.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
On the 6th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament and then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Big Ben, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, look for gifts at Harmony Jewels, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read London trip builder site.

Getting from Amsterdam to London by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London. January in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Abbots Langley.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

1
night
Abbots Langley, United Kingdom

Abbots Langley ©
Abbots Langley is a large village and civil parish in the English county of Hertfordshire. You've now added Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrence Church Abbots Langley, look for gifts at Battlers Green Farm Shopping Village, and then get behind the scenes with Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church and then tee off at Golf at The Grove.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Abbots Langley trip builder app.

You can drive from London to Abbots Langley in an hour. January in Abbots Langley sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Abbots Langley

Tours Shopping Golf

Side Trips

Golf at The Grove, Battlers Green Farm Shopping Village, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Holy Cross Church
Highlights from your plan
St Lawrence Church Abbots Langley ©
St Lawrence Church Abbots Langley
Battlers Green Farm Shopping Village ©
Battlers Green Farm Shopping Village

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