11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Volendam, The Netherlands
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Verona, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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Como, Italy
— 1 night
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Paris, France — 1 night

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Champs-Elysees, Place de la Concorde, Louvre Museum, and other attractions. On the 8th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Dome des Invalides, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, then make a trip to Place de la Concorde, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning app.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Paris is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jakarta in October: high temperatures in Paris hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Manneken Pis, Royal Palace of Brussels and Atomium. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and then make a trip to Atomium.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brussels travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in October: highs in Brussels hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 1 night

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 day by day itinerary now includes Dam Square. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Dam Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Volendam.
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Volendam, The Netherlands

Your day by day itinerary now includes Cheese Factory Volendam. On the 10th (Mon), look for gifts at Cheese Factory Volendam.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Volendam trip planner.

Volendam is very close to Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Cologne.
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Cologne, Germany — 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cologne Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cologne Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cologne route planner.

Drive from Volendam to Cologne in 3.5 hours. October in Cologne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Luxembourg City.
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 1 night

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. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg and then visit La Petite France.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Strasbourg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Strasbourg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxembourg City in October, you will find days in Strasbourg are a bit warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vaduz.
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein

As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
The Main Square has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Wed), make a trip to The Main Square.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Vaduz tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Strasbourg to Vaduz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 1 night

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tiroler Landestheater as well as Culinarium in the old town. On the 12th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), join in the after-dark buzz at Culinarium in the old town, and then see a show at Tiroler Landestheater.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Vaduz to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilica Concattedrale di San Pietro di Castello as well as Three-Island Venice Boat Tours. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a tour by water with Three-Island Venice Boat Tours, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Concattedrale di San Pietro di Castello.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Venice by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Innsbruck in October, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Verona.
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Verona, Italy

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
You've now added Arena di Verona to your itinerary. On the 14th (Fri), catch a live performance at Arena di Verona.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Verona trip website.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.
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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, La Scala Guided Tour and Duomo di Milano. On the 14th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, see the top attractions with La Scala Guided Tour, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Milan day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Milan are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Como.
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Como, Italy — 1 night

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Como itinerary builder app.

Drive from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Como can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
You've now added Lake Brienz to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, and then make a trip to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Como to Lauterbrunnen takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zurich travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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