17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 day
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster and then take a stroll through Old Town.

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Las Vegas, USA to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Zurich. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for colder days in Zurich, with highs around 58°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Piazza delle Erbe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Quinzano & Arena di Verona). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Fly from Zurich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in April; daily highs in Venice reach 65°F and lows reach 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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 explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:

2
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

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), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then take a stroll through Trastevere, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally delve into the distant past at Pantheon. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome journey builder app.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:

3
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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Montmartre, stop by Place de la Bastille, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, Paris is little chillier than Rome - with highs of 64°F and lows of 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 · Shopping
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Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

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 some cultural insight at Groeningemuseum and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, Belfry of Bruges, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and wander the streets of Lower Town.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip builder tool.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 7:

2
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then wander the streets of The Jordaan. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.