17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Reims, France
— Few hours
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Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
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Alpirsbach, Germany
— Few hours
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Breitnau, Germany
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Leukerbad, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Cordon, France
— 2 nights
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Lyon, France
— Few hours
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Paris, France
— Few hours

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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.
You've added Maison de Nicolas Flamel, Eiffel Tower, Shakespeare and Company Bookstore, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Archeological Crypt of the Parvis of Notre-Dame.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip website.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Reims.

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Maison de Nicolas Flamel ©
Maison de Nicolas Flamel
Shakespeare and Company Bookstore ©
Shakespeare and Company Bookstore
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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Reims, France

Reims

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Reims trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Reims takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In December in Reims, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 33°F at night. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Centre-ville de Strasbourg has been added to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Strasbourg road trip planning site.

Getting from Reims to Strasbourg by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Alpirsbach.

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Mireille Oster Pain d'Epices ©
Mireille Oster Pain d'Epices

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Alpirsbach, Germany

Alpirsbach
Alpirsbach is a town in the district of Freudenstadt in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. On the 6th (Mon), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alpirsbacher Klosterbraeu.

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

You can drive from Strasbourg to Alpirsbach in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Breitnau.

Things to do in Alpirsbach

Breweries & Distilleries
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Breitnau, Germany

Breitnau
Breitnau is a municipality in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, about 30 kilometres from the city of Freiburg im Breisgau. To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Breitnau itinerary planner.

You can drive from Alpirsbach to Breitnau in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Breitnau can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Grindelwald.

Things to do in Breitnau

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Paragliding Jungfrau as well as Jungfraujoch.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald day trip website.

Traveling by car from Breitnau to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Leukerbad.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Tours · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Paragliding Jungfrau ©
Paragliding Jungfrau

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Leukerbad, Switzerland

Leukerbad ©
Europe's largest thermal resort spa welcomes weary hikers and sore skiers for the rejuvenating effects of its soothing waters.
Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Leukerbad trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Leukerbad in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cordon.

Things to do in Leukerbad

Spas · Baths
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Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad ©
Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad

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Cordon, France

Cordon
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cordon attractions planner.

Getting from Leukerbad to Cordon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. December in Cordon sees daily highs of 38°F and lows of 27°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Wed) before leaving for Lyon.

Things to do in Cordon

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Lyon, France

Lyon

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lyon trip maker site.

You can drive from Cordon to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cordon in December, expect Lyon to be a bit warmer, temps between 47°F and 34°F. You'll set off for Paris on the 15th (Wed).

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Paris, France

Paris

City of Light

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to home.

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