17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Zell am See, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 12th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Museum der Moderne Monchsberg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Papagenobrunnen, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then make a trip to Universitatsplatz, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Salzburg is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in July: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

2
nights
Zell am See, Austria

Zell am See ©
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Kitzbuheler Innenstadt, take in nature's colorful creations at Alpenblumengarten, then pause for some serene contemplation at Liebfrauenkirche, and finally explore the activities along Lake Zell. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Jakobskreuz, explore the activities along Pillersee, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche St. Adolari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dekanatspfarrkirche St. Johann in Tirol, and finally get your game on at Mountaincart.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zell am See trip planning app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Zell am See in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Ulrich am Pillersee, Kitzbuhel, St Johann in Tirol
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Pillersee ©
Pillersee
Liebfrauenkirche ©
Liebfrauenkirche
Dekanatspfarrkirche St. Johann in Tirol ©
Dekanatspfarrkirche St. Johann in Tirol

1
night
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Wank Mountain, take some stellar pictures from Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zugspitze, and finally make a trip to Pfarrkirche St. Martin.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Zell am See to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 3 hours. In July in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Wank Mountain ©
Wank Mountain
Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX ©
Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

2
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.
On the 18th (Thu), browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, pause for some photo ops at Moriskentanzer, then make a trip to Marienplatz, then contemplate the long history of Asamkirche, and finally admire the masterpieces at Lenbachhaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 20th (Sat), explore the galleries of National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Wallenstein garden, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, explore the world behind art at Mucha Museum, then steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedralni Chram Svateho Vavrince.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Prague online visit planner.

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Beer Tastings & Tours
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Walking tours

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, then engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, then see the interesting displays at Dutch Costume Museum and Dutch Costume Photo Studio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Hollandsche Schouwburg, see the interesting displays at Teylers Museum, then raise your glass at VR Arcade Amsterdam, then take an in-depth tour of Amsterdam Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Mercatorplein.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Prague, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Teylers Museum
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NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam ©
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Teylers Museum ©
Teylers Museum

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Iglesia de la Purisima Sangre (in Alcover) and Anfiteatro de Tarragona (in Tarragona). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sant Pau del Camp, make a trip to Las Ramblas, and catch a live event at Camp Nou.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona travel planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in July; daily highs in Barcelona reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Parc Nadal, Iglesia de la Purisima Sangre, Anfiteatro de Tarragona
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Camp Nou ©
Camp Nou

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