16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Doha, Qatar

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, then examine the collection at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, then get in on the family fun at Leolandia, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Milan driving holiday planner.

Doha, Qatar to Milan is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Doha to Milan, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in October, expect Milan to be colder, temps between 21°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, Leolandia
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

1
night
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Tours Nature

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): wander the streets of Old Town, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich journey planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October in Zurich, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Salzburg sightseeing planner.

Getting from Zurich to Salzburg by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Museum ©
Salzburg Museum

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Schonbrunn Palace and Vienna Naschmarkt will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Petřín, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Prague sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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