16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

New Delhi, India
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Vienna, Austria
— Few hours
Fly:  10​h
New Delhi, India

1
day
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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 28th (Sat): take a stroll around Gasteig.

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New Delhi, India to Munich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Munich is minus 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in October, expect Munich to be colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Lucerne.

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English Garden ©
English Garden
Gasteig ©
Gasteig
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

1
day
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch, then wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, and finally look for gifts at Max Chocolatier.

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You can drive from Munich to Lucerne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

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Biosphaere Entlebuch ©
Biosphaere Entlebuch
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern

1
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 31st (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then look for gifts at Maurice de Mauriac Zurich Watches, then look for gifts at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

2
days
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, wander the streets of De Negen Straatjes, and then look for gifts at De Kaaskamer. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, then wander the streets of Leidseplein, and finally stop by The American Book Center.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Zurich to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

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Albert Cuyp Market ©
Albert Cuyp Market
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
De Negen Straatjes ©
De Negen Straatjes

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, then take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and then take a stroll through Le Marais. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musée d'Orsay, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.

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Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

2
days
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 5th (Sun), kick back and relax at La Barceloneta and then pause for some serene contemplation at La Sagrada Familia. On the next day, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then explore the activities along Delta del Llobregat, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batlló, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at La Boqueria.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in November, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Delta del Llobregat
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Delta del Llobregat ©
Delta del Llobregat
La Barceloneta ©
La Barceloneta
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El Barri Gòtic

2
days
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then look for gifts at Antica Caciara, and then don't miss a visit to Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then wander the streets of Via Condotti, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
days
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 9th (Thu), don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then admire the striking features of Porta della Carta. Here are some ideas for day two: get advice or help at Museo Correr, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally look for gifts at Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice vacation builder.

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in November, you will find days in Venice are a bit cooler (16°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Porta della Carta ©
Porta della Carta

1
day
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 11th (Sat), look for gifts at Altmann & Kühne and then wander the streets of Mariahilfer Strasse.

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Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Venice to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Vienna is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Mariahilfer Strasse ©
Mariahilfer Strasse
Altmann & Kühne ©
Altmann & Kühne

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