17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
— Few hours
Drive:  8 h 30 min
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Bardolino, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
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Bregenz, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
8
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
End: Leeuwarden, The Netherlands


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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): visit Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, steep yourself in history at Poptaslot/Heringastate, and then make a trip to De Oldehove.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Leeuwarden online itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eelde Airport and Eindhoven Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Leeuwarden can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Poptaslot/Heringastate
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Poptaslot/Heringastate ©
Poptaslot/Heringastate
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden ©
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden
De Oldehove ©
De Oldehove

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Leeuwarden to Munich. In September, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites
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St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Basilica di San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Munich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Munich in September, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Visit Pantheon and Piazza Navona for their historical value. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazzale Michelangelo and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the landmark architecture of Cappelle Medicee, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bardolino.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Bardolino, Italy

Bardolino ©
Bardolino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 130km west of Venice and about 25km northwest of Verona.GeographyLocated on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, Bardolino borders the following municipalities: Affi, Cavaion Veronese, Costermano, Garda, Lazise, Manerba del Garda, Moniga del Garda, Padenghe sul Garda, and Pastrengo. Get a sense of the local culture at Castello Scaligero and Santuario della Madonna del Frassino. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Scaliger Castle in Malcesine and Grotte di Catullo. Get out of town with these interesting Bardolino side-trips: Lago di Garda (in Garda) and Jamaica Beach (in Sirmione).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bardolino trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Florence to Bardolino in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bardolino are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bregenz.

Things to do in Bardolino

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sirmione, Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, Santuario della Madonna del Frassino, Lago di Garda
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Jamaica Beach ©
Jamaica Beach
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda

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Bregenz, Austria

Bregenz
Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Herz.Jesu Kirche.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bregenz trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bardolino to Bregenz takes 5 hours. Traveling from Bardolino in September, expect Bregenz to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Cologne.

Things to do in Bregenz

Historic Sites

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bregenz to Cologne. In September in Cologne, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for home.
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Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

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