17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Visiting Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; 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 May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum
4.6
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Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Le Marais
4.7

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Hofkirche. Take a break from the city and head to Rigi and Lake Zurich. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Biosphaere Entlebuch & Lake Lucerne) and Sonnenberg (in Kriens). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, head outdoors with Hallenbad City, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Rigi
4.7
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Old Town
4.6
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Bahnhofstrasse
3.9

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Forum Willy Brandt Berlin. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Topography of Terror and Anne Frank Zentrum. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and explore the world behind art at Neues Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Berlin day trip app.

You can fly from Zurich to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5
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Art Museum
Neues Museum
4.4

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©

Gateway to the World

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.
On the 13th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wildpark Schwarze Berge, and then make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg journey planning tool.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Hamburg sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Alter Elbtunnel
4.6

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Anne Frank House and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Zandvoort and see Zandvoort aan Zee, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Jordaan, walk around Vondelpark, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and examine the collection at Amsterdam Tulip Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Anne Frank House
4.4
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Rijksmuseum
4.6

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