9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
2
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
5
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
6
Marseille, France
— 1 night


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1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): Head underground at Petrusse Casemates, then make a trip to Place de la Constitution, then steep yourself in history at Vianden Castle, and finally brush up on your military savvy at MNHM National Museum of Military History. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Luxembourg City online travel route planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Luxembourg City is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lausanne.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Vianden Castle, MNHM National Museum of Military History
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Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
MNHM National Museum of Military History ©
MNHM National Museum of Military History
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial

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Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
On the 14th (Mon), have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally do a tasting at Maurice Neyroud. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle, then see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, and finally explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lausanne trip builder website.

Fly from Luxembourg City to Lausanne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Montreux, Gruyeres, Chaplin's World, Maurice Neyroud
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, examine the collection at Musee Ariana, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, then explore the ancient world of Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Maison Tavel.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Geneva road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Geneva, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Maison Tavel ©
Maison Tavel
Musee Ariana ©
Musee Ariana
Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral ©

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Place du Palais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, then steep yourself in history at Vieux Monaco, then examine the collection at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, and finally explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Geneva to Monte-Carlo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Geneva in September: high temperatures in Monte-Carlo hover around 28°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Monaco-Ville
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Vieux Monaco ©
Vieux Monaco
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, then explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes, then explore the world behind art at Musee Renoir, and finally steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, then see the interesting displays at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, and finally stop by Le Suquet.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannes online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Cannes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in September, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Cannes. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cagnes-sur-Mer, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, Saint-Paul de Vence, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Palais Longchamp, then examine the collection at Centre de la Vieille Charite, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille online travel route planner.

Getting from Cannes to Marseille by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Marseille sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums
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Centre de la Vieille Charite ©
Centre de la Vieille Charite
Vallon des Auffes ©
Vallon des Auffes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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