17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  16​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  5​h 45​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru, India

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Roman Forum and Centro Storico di Anagni. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Mostra Permanente Tommaso Gismondi. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, take a stroll through Via Condotti, and stop by Grezzo Raw Chocolate.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome trip tool .

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Rome. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, expect Rome to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Anagni, Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take a stroll through Cannaregio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then get a taste of the local shopping with Libreria antiquaria Segni nel Tempo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Giudecca 795 Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary website .

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. April in Venice sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Silvaplana, then stroll through Val Fex, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Gmurzynska. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): look for gifts at Metzgerei Plinio, then admire the verdant scenery at Albula Pass, and then see the interesting displays at National Park Centre Zernez.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the St. Moritz travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Venice to St. Moritz takes 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in April: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 12°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Val Fex, Metzgerei Plinio, Lake Silvaplana, National Park Centre, Albula Pass
Highlights from your plan
Val Fex ©
Val Fex
Albula Pass ©
Albula Pass
National Park Centre ©
National Park Centre

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Maennlichen and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and then get a sense of history and politics at Federal Building (Bundeshaus).

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken tour itinerary tool .

Getting from St. Moritz to Interlaken by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Moritz in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Interlaken: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bern, Maennlichen, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Paris online tour planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Interlaken to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 2nd (Thu), savor the flavors at La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, kick back and relax at Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona, and then kick back and relax at Barceloneta Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner .

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 25°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): walk around Retiro Park, then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, then wander the streets of Gran Via, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Cava Baja Gallery. On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel and then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Madrid vacation maker tool .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

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