17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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 Eiffel Tower. Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will thrill your kids. Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

Plan trip to Paris with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Columbus, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Columbus to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in July, Paris is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll through Ufschotti Park, thenshop like a local with Altstadt Luzern, and then identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, thenexplore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and then look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Biosphaere Entlebuch ©
Biosphaere Entlebuch
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July in Interlaken, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

2
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 22nd (Sun), stroll through Rosshutte and then identify plant and animal life at Leutascher Geisterklamm. On your second day here, look for gifts at Speckeria, thenstop by House of Tea & Coffee, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Bergisel Ski Jump, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Interlaken to Innsbruck in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rosshutte, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Swarovski Kristallwelten
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Rosshutte ©
Rosshutte
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 24th (Tue), stroll through Blue Moon, stop by Bragora, thentake a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thenstop by Raggio Veneziano, and finally look for gifts at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Venice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Traveling from Innsbruck in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Moon
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Mercato Centrale, and then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Goccia Shoes, thenexplore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and then stroll through Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip maker.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Colle del Gianicolo, stop by Trastevere, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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