17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Amsterdam is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam is minus 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally make a trip to Big Ben. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read London road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then stop by Old Town.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zurich itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 10th (Sat), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence vacation planner.

Getting from Zurich to Florence by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in October, expect Florence to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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 12th (Mon), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rome in October, with highs in Vienna at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

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Traveling by flight from Vienna to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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