17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
Drive
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Stuttgart, Germany
Train
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 day
Train
4
Colmar, France
— 1 night
Train
5
Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Kandersteg, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
9
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
10
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
11
Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): make a trip to Marienplatz.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Munich online holiday planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Munich is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Stuttgart.
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Stuttgart, Germany

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Stuttgart trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Stuttgart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Stuttgart, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 26th (Tue), you're off to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Gare de Strasbourg and then wander the streets of La Petite France.

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You can drive from Stuttgart to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Colmar.
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Colmar, France — 1 night

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Old Town and then admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Unterlinden.

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Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Colmar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Colmar sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Basel.
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Basel, Switzerland — 1 night

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Basel, steep yourself in history at Basel Minster, then delve into the distant past at Carolingian Outer Crypt, then don't miss a visit to Town Hall, and finally stop by Basel's Old Town.

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Traveling by car from Colmar to Basel takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kandersteg.
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Kandersteg, Switzerland — 1 night

Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along Oeschinen Lake, then let the kids burn off some steam at Nature Park Blausee, and then look for gifts at Trummer Woodcarving.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kandersteg trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Basel to Kandersteg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 1 night

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, look for gifts at Vogts Corner, then fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and finally take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald trip planner.

You can drive from Kandersteg to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 1 night

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then admire the local landmark of Fontaine du Banneret, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne visit planning site.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Lugano.
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Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Lugano, Switzerland — 1 night

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): walk around Parco Ciani, explore the activities along Lake Lugano, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, and finally browse the different shops at Fox Town Factory Stores.

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You can drive from Lucerne to Lugano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lucerne in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lugano, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then make a trip to Piazza San Fedele, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

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You can drive from Lugano to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Genoa.
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Genoa, Italy — 2 nights

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 3rd (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia del Silenzio, and then take a stroll through Boccadasse. On the next day, examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare, take in the waterfront at Old Port, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and finally admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Genoa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Genoa can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). See some other sides of Milan: stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, engage your brain at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Genoa to Milan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Genoa in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Milan, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, take a stroll through Lesser Town, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, then stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Milan to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Prague reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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