10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 day

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Frankfurt online travel route planner.

Lima, Peru to Frankfurt is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Lima in December; daily highs in Frankfurt reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. You'll set off for Munich on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Parks

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich Residenz and Alte Pinakothek will appeal to museum buffs. Nymphenburg Palace and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, make a trip to Marienplatz, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Munich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Frankfurt in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Munich, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally see the interesting displays at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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.
On the 14th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Milan itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Milan sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then indulge your taste buds at Scenic wine tours in Tuscany, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence sightseeing planning tool.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Florence, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 16th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally wander the streets of Trastevere. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planning tool.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Edinburgh in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Rome in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 2°C at night. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours