20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
3
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Cernobbio, Italy
— 5 nights

4
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online journey planner.

Newark, USA to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in Paris reach °F and lows reach °F. You will leave for Amsterdam on the 6th (Mon).

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

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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Jordaan and Museum Quarter. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, and get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam online vacation maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
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 9th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, contemplate the waterfront views at Starnberger See, and then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Munich journey app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Munich in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Munich sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Munich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Starnberger See
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English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 11th (Sat), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection, thensnap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and finally explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip planner.

Drive from Munich to Lucerne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Milan road trip website.

Getting from Lucerne to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Lucerne in August, with highs in Milan at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cernobbio.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pavia, Certosa di Pavia
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Ponte Coperto ©
Ponte Coperto

5
nights
Cernobbio, Italy

Cernobbio ©
Cernobbio is a comune (municipality) in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa del Balbianello and Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto. Get out of town with these interesting Cernobbio side-trips: I Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio), Santuario di S. Maria dei Ghirli (in Campione d'Italia) and Sacro Monte (in Varallo). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Villa Carlotta, head outdoors with Gli Orridi di Uriezzo, tour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, and look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Val di Mello.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cernobbio trip tool.

Getting from Milan to Cernobbio by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Cernobbio sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cernobbio

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Gli Orridi di Uriezzo, Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, Cascata del Toce
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Cascata del Toce ©
Cascata del Toce
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta

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