24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Paris, France
— 1 night
train:  4​h 30​min
3
Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Thun, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Murren, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Chur, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
9
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: New Delhi, India


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1
night
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary site .

New Delhi, India to Budapest is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in November, plan for colder days in Budapest, with highs around 11°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
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 24th (Sun): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, then don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally take a stroll through Le Marais.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Budapest in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Paris, with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Montreux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 26th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, then examine the collection at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Palud, and finally view the masterpieces at Fondation de l'Hermitage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Memorial, admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon, then examine the collection at Chaplin's World, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Nicolas.

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

Traveling by train from Paris to Montreux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thun.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lausanne, Cathedrale St-Nicolas, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

2
nights
Thun, Switzerland

Thun ©
Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Scherzligen, view the masterpieces at Thun-Panorama, explore the historical opulence of Castillo Oberhofen, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then explore the galleries of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): hit the slopes at Adelboden, step into the grandiose world of Spiez Castle, and then make a trip to Vieille Ville de Thoune.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Thun online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Montreux to Thun in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Thun sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Murren.

Things to do in Thun

Historic Sites Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Oberhofen Castle, Adelboden
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Oberhofen Castle ©
Oberhofen Castle
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Adelboden ©
Adelboden

2
nights
Murren, Switzerland

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): trek along Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgkirche Raron. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Murren trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thun to Murren takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Murren

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Raron, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 2nd (Mon), wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, and then see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt), and then get great views at Lindenhof.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Zurich online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Murren to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chur.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

2
nights
Chur, Switzerland

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral, stroll through Wandern, and then stop by AlpenHirt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Bundner Kunstmuseum, admire the landmark architecture of Personalfonds Rhätische Bahn, then get outside with Trudg Dil Flem, and finally take a stroll through Old Town Chur.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chur sightseeing planning website .

Drive from Zurich to Chur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Chur

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trips

AlpenHirt, Wandern, Trudg Dil Flem
Highlights from your plan
St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral ©
St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur
Bundner Kunstmuseum ©
Bundner Kunstmuseum

2
nights
St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Silvaplana, then view the masterpieces at Galerie Gmurzynska, then stop by Metzgerei Plinio, and finally examine the collection at National Park Centre. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Mill Weber House, appreciate the views at Val Fex, and then examine the collection at Nietzsche-Haus.

To find out how to plan a trip to St. Moritz, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Chur to St. Moritz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in St. Moritz sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sils im Engadin, Lake Silvaplana, National Park Centre, Metzgerei Plinio
Highlights from your plan
Val Fex ©
Val Fex
National Park Centre ©
National Park Centre
Nietzsche-Haus ©
Nietzsche-Haus

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then don't miss a visit to Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then admire the striking features of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally view the masterpieces at Giudecca 795 Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Venice takes 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from St. Moritz in December, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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.
On the 10th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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 12th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Strand Egmond aan Zee and then wander the streets of The Jordaan. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at ARTIS, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam vacation maker site .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rome in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Strand Egmond aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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