18 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

18 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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Atlanta, United States
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Bern, Switzerland
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Thun, Switzerland
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
Drive
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Davos, Switzerland
Drive
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Klosters, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
11
Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Atlanta, United States
— 1 night
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Atlanta, United States

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta online driving holiday planner.

Tallahassee to Atlanta is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 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.
Paris is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Atlanta to Paris by flight takes about 13 hours. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in July; daily highs in Paris reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can fly to Zurich.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zurich tour app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. July in Zurich sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. You'll set off for Bern on the 14th (Thu).
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Bern, Switzerland

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Bern sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thun.
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Thun, Switzerland

Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Thun trip itinerary planner.

Thun is just a stone's throw from Bern. In July, daytime highs in Thun are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Interlaken.
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Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Fun & Games
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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.
On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then look for gifts at The Mad Cow.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Interlaken is very close to Thun. In July in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 56°F at night. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz, Switzerland — 1 night

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For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz online route planner.

Drive from Zermatt to St. Moritz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. In July, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 18th (Mon), you're off to Davos.
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Davos, Switzerland

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Davos trip maker site.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Davos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Davos, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Klosters.
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Klosters, Switzerland — 1 night

Klosters is a town in the Prättigau/Davos Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Klosters road trip site.

You can drive from Davos to Klosters in an hour. In July in Klosters, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bad Ragaz.
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Bad Ragaz, Switzerland — 2 nights

Bad Ragaz is a municipality in the Wahlkreis (constituency) of Sarganserland in the canton of St. On the 20th (Wed), look for gifts at Flauderei, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mauritius Church, and then take some stellar pictures from Aescher – Gasthaus am Berg.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bad Ragaz trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Klosters to Bad Ragaz in an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, use the Lucerne day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bad Ragaz to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and tram. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland

Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zurich online journey planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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 22nd (Fri), explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Venice trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in July; daily highs in Venice reach 87°F and lows reach 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 1 night

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica and then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome visit planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly to Atlanta.
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Atlanta, United States — 1 night

On the 27th (Wed), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, then admire the masterpieces at Booth Western Art Museum, and then make a splash at Boundary Waters Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip builder.

You can fly from Rome to Atlanta in 13 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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