16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route planner
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Fly to Mulhouse, Bus to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Train to Interlaken
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Wurzburg, Germany
— 1 day
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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 day by day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris as well as Eiffel Tower. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Palace of Versailles and Sainte-Chapelle. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & The Hall of Mirrors). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, enjoy breathtaking views from Montparnasse Tower, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris road trip planner.

Orlando, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Orlando to Paris. In March, Paris is colder than Orlando - with highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F. You will leave for Interlaken on the 3rd (Mon).
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 3 nights

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Harderkulm as well as Schynige Platte. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Schynige Platte and then take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Interlaken in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Frankfurt.
Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Frankfurt, Germany — 2 nights

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
You've now added Market Square to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), admire the landmark architecture of Romer, and then take in the views from Iron Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Market Square and then explore the activities along River Main.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt road trip planner.

Fly from Interlaken to Frankfurt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Heidelberg.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Heidelberg, Germany — 1 night

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg and then make a trip to Altstadt (Old Town).

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Heidelberg road trip app.

Getting from Frankfurt to Heidelberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Heidelberg are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Wurzburg.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Wurzburg, Germany — 1 day

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, then snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, then don't miss a visit to St. Kilian Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence.

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You can drive from Heidelberg to Wurzburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Heidelberg in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Wurzburg, with lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Van Gogh Museum and Vondelpark. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planning app.

Getting from Wurzburg to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.