22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
Drive:  4​h
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 day
5
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Dresden, Germany
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
7
Leipzig, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
10
Lienz, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
12
Trento, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Davos, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
16
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
17
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
18
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
19
Annecy, France
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
20
Le Mans, France
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
21
Paris, France
— 2 nights
End: Paris, France

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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.
To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner .

Paris, France to Brussels is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Brussels are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Toms Travel Tours as well as A-Bike Rental & Tours. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get all the equipment you need at A-Bike Rental & Tours.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Toms Travel Tours ©
Toms Travel Tours
De Duif ©
De Duif
A-Bike Rental & Tours ©
A-Bike Rental & Tours

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get outdoors at Gudmindrup Beach and Amager Strandpark. Explore hidden gems such as Rosenborg Castle and Church of Our Saviour. Get out of town with these interesting Copenhagen side-trips: Nordsjaellands Kattegatkyst (in Hundested), Avno Naturcenter (in Lundby) and Borreby Mose (in Skaelskoer). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, take a stroll through Stroeget, and admire the striking features of Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nordsjaellands Kattegatkyst, Avno Naturcenter, Borreby Mose, Stevns Klint, Jaegerborg Dyrehave
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Christiansborg Slot ©
Christiansborg Slot
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Speicherstadt. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): wander the streets of HafenCity, explore the activities along Alster Lakes, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hamburg travel route tool .

You can fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Hamburg are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Alster Lakes ©
Alster Lakes
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
HafenCity ©
HafenCity

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin route planner .

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Berliner Dom ©
Berliner Dom

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day
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
To plan Dresden vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Dresden

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
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Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche
Church of the Holy Cross ©
Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old City Hall as well as Gruseltour Leipzig.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Leipzig trip builder site .

Traveling by train from Dresden to Leipzig takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Leipzig

Historic Sites Nightlife Tours
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Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche) ©
Universitatskirche ©
Universitatskirche

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Nymphenburg Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roberto Beach, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Munich day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Leipzig to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Roberto Beach
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then take some stellar pictures from Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg attractions planning website .

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lienz.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gollinger Wasserfall, Zoo Salzburg, Basilika St. Michael
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©

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night
Lienz, Austria

Lienz ©
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lienz road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Salzburg to Lienz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Lienz

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Andra (Church of St. Andrew) ©

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hours
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Cortina d'Ampezzo ©
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Cortina d'Ampezzo attractions site .

You can drive from Lienz to Cortina d'Ampezzo in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Lienz in August, things will get a bit warmer in Cortina d'Ampezzo: highs are around 35°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Trento.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Outdoors Historic Sites Winter Sports
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Passo Falzarego ©
Passo Falzarego
Lagazuoi ©
Lagazuoi
Museo all'Aperto delle 5 Torri ©
Museo all'Aperto delle 5 Torri

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Trento, Italy

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Doss Trento, explore the world behind art at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Pretorio, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Trento holiday planner .

You can drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Trento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Trento are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Davos.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Doss Trento ©
Doss Trento
Forte Cadine Bus de Vela ©
Forte Cadine Bus de Vela

1
night
Davos, Switzerland

Davos ©
For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Davos tour builder app .

You can drive from Trento to Davos in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Trento in August, things will get a bit cooler in Davos: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Davos

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites
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Casino Davos ©
Casino Davos
Kirche St. Johann ©
Kirche St. Johann

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hours
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Davos to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Davos in August, expect Zurich to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lucerne online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Museums Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche
The Nine Towers ©
The Nine Towers

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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken trip planner .

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Unspunnen Castle ©
Unspunnen Castle
Speed Boats Tours

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 9th (Thu), admire the local landmark of Zahringerbrunnen, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then meet the residents at Tierpark Dahlholzli, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bern trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Interlaken to Bern by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Zahringerbrunnen ©
Zahringerbrunnen

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva vacation planning tool .

Getting from Bern to Geneva by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Geneva

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Bains des Paquis ©
Bains des Paquis
Musee Ariana ©
Musee Ariana

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Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Francis, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurice.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Annecy day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Annecy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Le Mans.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lac d'Annecy ©
Lac d'Annecy
Church of St. Maurice ©
Church of St. Maurice
Church of St. Francis ©
Church of St. Francis

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Le Mans, France

Le Mans ©
Located on the Sarthe River, Le Mans has beautiful gothic cultural reminders of the past with a gloriously restored old city made popular as the backdrop for movie production.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de la Couture.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Le Mans trip planner.

Traveling by train from Annecy to Le Mans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Le Mans

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Laval Golf CLub
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Cathedrale de Saint-Julien de Mans ©
Eglise Notre-Dame de la Couture ©
Eglise Notre-Dame de la Couture

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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 12th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. On the next day, explore the activities along Seine River, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, then admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally take a stroll through Trocadero.

Before you visit Paris, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from Le Mans to Paris in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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