59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver, United States
Fly + Drive:  26 h
1
Courchevel, France
— 4 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
2
Tignes, France
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Bus:  6 h 15 min
3
Chamonix, France
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Verbier, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
7
Engelberg, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Merano, Italy
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Denver, United States

4
nights
Courchevel, France

Courchevel ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Courchevel: La Plagne Ski Resort (in Macot-la-Plagne), La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel (in Meribel) and Domaine Skiable de Val Thorens (in Val Thorens).

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Courchevel trip planner.

Denver, USA to Courchevel is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Courchevel. Traveling from Denver in January, Courchevel is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Tignes.

Things to do in Courchevel

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Meribel, La Plagne Ski Resort, Domaine Skiable de Val Thorens
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:
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La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel ©
La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel
La Plagne Ski Resort
La Plagne Ski Resort
Intersport ©
Intersport

4
nights
Tignes, France

Tignes
Tignes is a commune in the Tarentaise Valley, Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tignes: Reallon (Station de Ski Reallon & Ruines du Fort de Reallon), La Ferme du Bois Noir (in Ancelle) and Chapelle des Petetes (in Saint-Bonnet en Champsaur). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Oxygene Ski School Val d'Isere, visit Le Lagon swimming-pool, stroll through Ecole du Ski Francais, and look for gifts at Snodroppe Shop.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tignes online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Courchevel to Tignes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Tignes are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Tignes

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Val d'Isere, Reallon, Montvalezan, La Ferme du Bois Noir, Chapelle des Petetes
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:
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Tignes Ski Resort
Tignes Ski Resort
Station de Ski Reallon ©
Station de Ski Reallon
Snowtubing Tignes ©
Snowtubing Tignes

8
nights
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Chamonix is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Cornu, hit the slopes at Aiguille des Grands Montets, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vallee Blanche.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chamonix day trip planning website.

You can drive from Tignes to Chamonix in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Verbier.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 13:
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Parasailing & Paragliding
Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car

4
nights
Verbier, Switzerland

Verbier ©
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Get out of town with these interesting Verbier side-trips: Rochers-de-Naye (in Montreux), Cascade de la Pissevache (in Vernayaz) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Ski Service, push the limits with an extreme tour, fly down the slopes at Bruson Ski Area, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Verbier Bikepark.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Verbier day trip planning tool.

Getting from Chamonix to Verbier by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Verbier

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Museum of Viticulture and Wine (Musee de la Vigne et du Vin), Pont de la Batiaz, Rochers-de-Naye, Chateau de Bulle
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:
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Ski Service ©
Ski Service
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Bruson Ski Area ©
Bruson Ski Area

6
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Explore Zermatt's surroundings by going to Saas Fee Ski Resort (in Saas-Fee), Spas (in Leukerbad) and Ernen (Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach & Pfarrkirche Ernen). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Zermatt Bergbahnen AG.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Verbier to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ernen, Saas Fee Ski Resort, Spas, Val d'Anniviers, Roemisch-katholische Kirche Tasch
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 24:
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

5
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Get out of town with these interesting Lauterbrunnen side-trips: Skigebiet Metsch (in Lenk im Simmental), Spas (in Murren) and Trummer Woodcarving (in Adelboden). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch, get outside with Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Monch, and examine the collection at Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lauterbrunnen trip maker app.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Lauterbrunnen in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Murren, Riederalp, Skigebiet Metsch, Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 2:
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Air-Glaciers, S.A. ©
Air-Glaciers, S.A.

5
nights
Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus), Pfarrkirche St. Heinrich (in Beckenried) and Flims Laax Falera Ski Resort (in Laax). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Titlis, fly down the slopes at Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg AG, don't miss a visit to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei, and take in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Engelberg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Engelberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Engelberg, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Thur Waterfalls, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Santis der Berg, Pfarrkirche St. Heinrich, Furka Pass
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 7:
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg ©
Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg
Santis der Berg ©
Santis der Berg

8
nights
St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

St. Anton am Arlberg ©
Explore St. Anton am Arlberg's surroundings by going to Swarovski Kristallwelten (in Wattens), Innsbruck (Altstadt von Innsbruck, The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), &more) and Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital).

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our St. Anton am Arlberg day trip app.

Traveling by car from Engelberg to St. Anton am Arlberg takes 3.5 hours. In March in St. Anton am Arlberg, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Merano.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Burgruine Thaur, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, Swarovski Kristallwelten
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 15:
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St. Anton ©
St. Anton
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten

10
nights
Merano, Italy

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Merano: Val Gardena (in Selva di Val Gardena), Trento (Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, MUSE - Science Museum, &more) and Andalo (Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal & Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies, stroll through Tappeiner Promenade, get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Del Ben - Conti d'Arco in piazza Rosmini.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Merano route tool.

Drive from St. Anton am Arlberg to Merano in 3 hours. While traveling from St. Anton am Arlberg, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Merano, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 39°F. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bolzano, Trento, Andalo, Val Gardena, Palazzo Del Ben - Conti d'Arco in piazza Rosmini
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 25:
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies

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