20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles, United States

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (in Rye) and Woburn Safari Park (in Woburn). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. In June, London is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Woburn Safari Park
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel and Dunes of Texel National Park. Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Jordaan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, squeeze the most out of the city with Flagship Amsterdam, and explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

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

You can do a combination of flight and train from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt Pilatus and Seebad Eich. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town (Altstadt) and Fraumünster Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Aare Gorge (in Meiringen), Lake Trubsee (in Engelberg) and Badi Schonenbodensee (in Wildhaus). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and get great views at The Nine Towers.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zurich tour itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Interlaken, Lucerne, Seebad Eich, Lake Trubsee, Aare Gorge
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Parasailing & Paragliding
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Axo Plage and Chateau of Coucy. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning tool .

Getting from Zurich to Paris by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. July in Paris sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Chateau of Coucy, Axo Plage
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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