20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Bern
Bern, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train to Basel SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights


Bern, Switzerland — 4 nights

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen (in Wengen), Lauterbrunnen (Lauterbrunnen Village, Trümmelbachfälle, &more) and Grindelwald (Grindelwald-First & Maennlichen). There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, make a trip to The Nine Towers, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bern tour itinerary planner.

Louisville, USA to Bern is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Traveling from Louisville to Bern, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Louisville in June: high temperatures in Bern hover around 75°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trips
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Paris, France — 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planning website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Bern to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Side Trips
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Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Paris to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in June, with highs in Rome at 84°F and lows at 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trips
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London trip builder tool.

Getting from Rome to London by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In June, London is little chillier than Rome - with highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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