23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  10​h
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Rust, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Naturmuseum Senckenberg, then stroll through Opel-Zoo, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kleinmarkthalle Frankfurt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Städel, contemplate the long history of Messel Pit Fossil Site, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Neroberg.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt online itinerary creator.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Frankfurt is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in August; daily highs in Frankfurt reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Neroberg, Opel Zoo, Messel Pit Fossil Site
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Messel Pit Fossil Site ©
Messel Pit Fossil Site

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bahnhofstrasse and Confiserie Sprungli. Appreciate the collections at Kunsthaus and Swiss Museum of Transport. Step out of Zurich with an excursion to Lake Lucerne in Lucerne--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seebad Katzensee.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich holiday planner.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

4
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Kids will enjoy Duomo di Milano and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tour delle Merlate - Castello Sforzesco and i Giardini di Villa Melzi. Venture out of the city with trips to Menaggio (Lido di Menaggio & AC Boat), Bellagio (Profumeria Bellagio & Azalea - Silk of Como) and Turati Centro Nautico Lario (in Argegno). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Villa del Balbianello, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan travel itinerary creator.

Drive from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In August, Milan is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Rust.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Bellagio, Menaggio, Turati Centro Nautico Lario, Villa del Balbianello
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Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
AC Boat ©
AC Boat

3
nights
Rust, Germany

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
Visiting Lake Titisee and Triberger Waterfall will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rust: Baden-Baden (Faberge Museum GmbH & Vickermann und Stoya - Maßschuhe und feine Reparaturen), Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof (in Gutach im Schwarzwald) and Haus der 1000 Uhren (in Triberg). Pack the 26th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Europa-Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rust online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Milan to Rust takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, Rust is little chillier than Milan - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rust

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Triberg, Baden-Baden, Lake Titisee, Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Faberge Museum ©
Faberge Museum
Vickermann & Stoya ©
Vickermann & Stoya

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musée d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Paris Plage and Ile Saint-Louis. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rust to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zandvoort aan Zee and Natura Artis Magistra. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, stop by PGC Hajenius, and shop like a local with TASCHEN Store Amsterdam.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary builder.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
Do your shopping at Main-Taunus Zentrum and Kleinmarkthalle Frankfurt. Explore Frankfurt's surroundings by going to Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg) (in Heidelberg) and Wertheim Village (in Wertheim). See even more of Frankfurt: explore the world behind art at Städel, take in the views from Eiserner Steg, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Frankfurt.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Frankfurt trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg), Main-Taunus Zentrum, Wertheim Village
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Kleinmarkthalle ©
Kleinmarkthalle
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg) ©

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