17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Malmo, Sweden
+2
train + foot + Fly:  3​h
1
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  4​h 15​min
End: Malmo, Sweden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stop by Rausch Schokoladenhaus, then contemplate the long history of Soviet War Memorial, then get your game on at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, and finally take a stroll through Prenzlauer Berg. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum Barberini, then don't miss a visit to Neues Palais, then steep yourself in history at Schloss Cecilienhof, and finally take a stroll through CHAMALEON Theater.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin online road trip planner .

Malmo, Sweden to Berlin is an approximately 3-hour combination of train and flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife

Side Trip

Potsdam
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THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
Neues Palais ©
Neues Palais
Museum Barberini ©
Museum Barberini

2
nights
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 17th (Sun), have fun and explore at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), then look for gifts at SCS Shopping Center Sued, then stroll through Schwarzer Turm Wanderung, and finally do a tasting at Weingut & Heuriger Husar. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Gloriette, trek along Die Perchtoldsdorfer Heide, then stroll through Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo, then learn about all things military at Museum of Military History, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunst Haus Wien - Museum Hundertwasser.

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Traveling by flight from Berlin to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Schwarzer Turm Wanderung, Die Perchtoldsdorfer Heide, Weingut & Heuriger Husar, SCS Shopping Center Sued
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Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo ©
Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo
Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) ©
Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof)
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum ©
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Waidring - Steinplatte. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Almenwelt Lofer, look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at EUROPARK.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Almenwelt Lofer, Waidring - Steinplatte, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain
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Waidring - Steinplatte ©
Waidring - Steinplatte
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain ©
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain
Almenwelt Lofer ©
Almenwelt Lofer

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): browse the different shops at Einkaufszentrum Glatt, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, then take a stroll through Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank, and finally take a stroll through Schanzengraben Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Lenzburg, explore the historical opulence of Hallwyl Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Zug.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zurich day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. March in Zurich sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Strandbad Zug, Einkaufszentrum Glatt, Schloss Lenzburg, Hallwyl Castle
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Strandbad Zug ©
Strandbad Zug
Hallwyl Castle ©
Hallwyl Castle
Schloss Lenzburg ©
Schloss Lenzburg

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.
Visit Moret-sur-Loing and Eglise Saint Clair du 13eme Siecle for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Champagne Fallet-Dart and La Tour Cesar. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: World of Disney (in Chessy), Eglise Saint-Quiriace (in Provins) and Chateau de Maintenon (in Maintenon). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Champagne Gioria Latizeau, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Grande Guerre, and delve into the lush surroundings at Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau).

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Zurich to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Provins, Moret-sur-Loing, Champagne Fallet-Dart, Chateau de Maintenon, Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)
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Chateau de Maintenon ©
Chateau de Maintenon
Moret-sur-Loing ©
Moret-sur-Loing
Champagne Fallet-Dart ©
Champagne Fallet-Dart

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hallerbos - ‘'The Blue Forest’', then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Villers, then brush up on your military savvy at Musee du Souvenir 40-45, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Waasland Shopping Center. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Gaasbeek Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Breendonk, then sample the tasty concoctions at Brouwerij Het Anker, and finally look for gifts at Centho Chocolates.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Brussels driving holiday tool .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in March, plan for slightly colder days in Brussels, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Gaasbeek Castle, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', Centho Chocolates, Abbaye de Villers, Brouwerij Het Anker
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Abbaye de Villers ©
Abbaye de Villers
Gaasbeek Castle ©
Gaasbeek Castle
Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' ©

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Provincial Domain Lippensgoed-Bulskampveld, stop by The Old Chocolate House, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerusalem Chapel & Adornes Domain, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal), and finally take a leisurely stroll along Rozenhoedkaai. On the next day, stroll through Bruges Art Route, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, and then kick back and relax at De Panne Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip planner .

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

De Panne Beach, Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Provincial Domain Lippensgoed-Bulskampveld
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The Old Chocolate House ©
The Old Chocolate House
De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach
Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul ©

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at Strand Egmond aan Zee, step into the grandiose world of Muiderslot, and then step into the grandiose world of Muiden Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at National Military Museum, identify plant and animal life at Natuurmonument Corversbos, and then identify plant and animal life at Tafelbergheide.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Muiden, Strand Egmond aan Zee, National Military Museum, Natuurmonument Corversbos, Tafelbergheide
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Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Tafelbergheide ©
Tafelbergheide
Muiderslot ©
Muiderslot

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