16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, take in panoramic vistas at Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zurich driving holiday website.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Zurich is minus 4.5 hours. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read London road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to London takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to London is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in December: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Paris, France

— 5 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles, &more). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip tool.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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