35 days in Europe Itinerary

35 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Tirano, Italy
— 1 night
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France — 3 nights

City of Light

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 30th (Tue): make a trip to Place des Vosges, then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, and finally steep yourself in history at Philippe-Chatrier Court. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then stop by 1st Arrondissement, and then brush up on your military savvy at The Army Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris travel planner.

Perth, Australia to Paris is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in May, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

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 1st (Thu): visit Savignyplatz, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Mitte, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbar Mitte. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, visit Potsdamer Platz, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Berlin Central Station.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin visit planner.

Fly from Paris to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to fly to Heidelberg.
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Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:

Heidelberg, Germany — 3 nights

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett and Market Square (Marktplatz). Get out of town with these interesting Heidelberg side-trips: Baden-Baden (Merkur & Friedrichsbad) and Ruedesheim am Rhein (Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) & Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, take in panoramic vistas at Heiligenberg, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, and appreciate the history behind Thingstatte.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Heidelberg tour planner.

Fly from Berlin to Heidelberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Heidelberg can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Nuremberg.
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Nuremberg, Germany — 2 nights

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, explore the fascinating underground world of Teufelshoehle Pottenstein, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilika Goessweinstein, and finally head outdoors with Wanderwege Rund ums Walberla. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Wohrder Wiese, stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, then get outside with Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg, and finally surround yourself with nature on Congress- und Tourismus-Zentrale Nuernberg Verkehrsverein Nuernberg e.V..

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Nuremberg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to Zurich.
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Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get in touch with nature at Rhine Falls and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Zurich and Hollgrotten. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Stein am Rhein to see Stein am Rhein about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Felsenegg, meet the residents at Wildnispark Zurich Langenberg, make a trip to Six Swiss Exchange - Borse, and contemplate the waterfront views at Seebad Enge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Zurich online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nuremberg to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.
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Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Lucerne, Switzerland — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uferpromenade Weggis, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Nine Towers, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten), pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Richard Wagner Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll set off for Lugano on the 14th (Wed).
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Lugano, Switzerland — 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Giorgio, then wander the streets of Cascate di Santa Petronilla, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei SS. Pietro e Paolo. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico Gandria, then kick back and relax at Lido San Domenico, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lugano day trip website.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Lugano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Lugano, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for Tirano.
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Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:

Tirano, Italy — 1 night

Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Porta Poschiavina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico Tiranese.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tirano day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Tirano takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lugano in June, things will get a bit cooler in Tirano: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to St. Moritz.
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Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:

St. Moritz, Switzerland — 2 nights

St.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Katholische Kirche St. Karl Borromaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): appreciate the views at Engadine, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Silvaplana, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sils, and finally make a trip to Leaning Tower.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz trip planner.

Drive from Tirano to St. Moritz in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.
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Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:

Zermatt, Switzerland — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Take a break from the city and head to Gornergrat and Allalinhorn. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Matterhorn and Trockener Steg. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take in the awesome beauty at Oberrothorn, hike along Marmot Trail, and explore the activities along Stellisee.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zermatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Zermatt takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Interlaken.
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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.
Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Grindelwald-First. Discover out-of-the-way places like Harderkulm and Maennlichen Royal Walk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Giessbachfälle (in Giessbach), Maennlichen Romantic Trail (in Grindelwald) and Axalp (in Brienz). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, admire the natural beauty at Schynige Platte, walk around Schadau Park, and don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville de Thoune.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken trip maker tool.

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Interlaken sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.
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Montreux, Switzerland — 2 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Get in touch with nature at Rochers-de-Naye and Corniche Lavaux Vineyards. Explore hidden gems such as Queen Studio Experience and Swiss Riviera Wine Tours. When in Montreux, make a side trip to see Galerie Defago in Champery, approximately Champery away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, go for a stroll along the water at Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt), do a tasting at Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Saint-Vincent.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreux online route planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
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Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:

Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stop by Quartier Montparnasse, make a trip to Luxembourg Palace, get interesting insight from Tours, then admire the masterpieces at Musee De Cluny, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Montreux to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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Engadin St. Moritz travel guide

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Lookouts · Bodies of Water · Mountains
Known as the "festival hall of the Alps," the Engadin St. Moritz resort is nestled 1,800 m (5,906 ft) above sea level and famous for its sunny climate, outdoor sports, and panoramic landscapes. Access the resort via the Rhaetian Railway, a member of the World Heritage List, which brings visitors one-step closer to the immaculate blue skies. Beside a glittering lake and pine forests, the picturesque village features Engadin houses distinguished by their decorative facades and funnel-shaped windows. With over 350 km (217 mi) of trails, sports enthusiasts will rejoice in the limitless opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and hiking.
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