18 days in Western Europe Itinerary

18 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  11​h
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Engelberg, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Vatican City, Italy
— 1 night
subway:  30​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Chicago, United States

1
day
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planning tool .

Chicago, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In June, Amsterdam is little chillier than Chicago - with highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Engelberg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
nights
Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Cheese Factory at Engelberg has been added to your itinerary. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Titlis, then snap pictures at Titlis Bridge, and then get behind the scenes at Cheese Factory at Engelberg.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Engelberg trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amsterdam to Engelberg. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, expect nights in Engelberg to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 74°F. You'll set off for Venice on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Engelberg

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Titlis ©
Titlis
Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice online travel planner .

Explore your travel options from Engelberg to Venice with the Route module. Traveling from Engelberg in June, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 81°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vatican City.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vatican City visit site .

You can fly from Venice to Vatican City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. You will leave for Rome on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Colosseum, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Pantheon, and other attractions. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Rome is very close to Vatican City. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toParis.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Champs-Elysees, Palace of Versailles, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles and then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris online holiday maker .

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome in June, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 74°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stonehenge Guided Tours, Chepstow Castle, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, and other attractions you added. On the 22nd (Mon), get a tailor-made plan with Stonehenge Guided Tours, make a trip to Big Ben, then see the interesting displays at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kensington Gardens. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The View from The Shard and then explore the historical opulence of Chepstow Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London trip planner .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in London are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Chepstow Castle
Highlights from your plan
Chepstow Castle ©
Chepstow Castle
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Big Ben ©
Big Ben

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