17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
6
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
7
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
9
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

Before you visit Paris, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Montreal, Canada to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in November, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 12°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), see the interesting displays at Atomium, and then admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip builder app.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Brussels, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 11th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at De Nieuwe Kerk, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online vacation planner.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin day trip planning app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, then browse the exhibits of Kafka House, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November in Prague, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
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 15th (Sun), make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally make a trip to Stephansplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then explore the world behind art at Albertina, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, then browse the exhibits of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Milan route planning website.

You can fly from Vienna to Milan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Vienna, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, and then explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva holiday planner.

Getting from Milan to Geneva by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in November, expect Geneva to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lausanne
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 21st (Sat), stroll around Parque del Retiro, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Geneva, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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