17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas, United States
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Las Vegas, United States


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1
day
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 24th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

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

Las Vegas, USA to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) is 9 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Zurich to be slightly colder, around 41°F, while days are cooler, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Quinzano, Piazza delle Erbe, & more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary tool .

Fly from Zurich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in April; daily highs in Venice reach 65°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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 30th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take a stroll through Trastevere, then don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and finally delve into the distant past at Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
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.
Eiffel Tower and Le Marais are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Place de la Bastille, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris visit planner.

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 64°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Groeningemuseum and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (The Jerusalem Chapel & Adornes Domain, Belfry of Bruges, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, don't miss a visit to Atomium, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brussels travel route builder .

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bruges
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 8th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Anne Frank House, and then wander the streets of The Jordaan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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