17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bacharach, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Baden-Baden, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
9
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
11
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1
night
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 9th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris attractions planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Paris is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Dubai to Paris, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Paris to be cooler, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally look for gifts at The American Book Center. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Boats4rent and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam route tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Boats4rent ©
Boats4rent
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

1
night
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

Start your trip to Cologne by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Cologne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bacharach.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Room Escape Games
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral

1
night
Bacharach, Germany

Bacharach ©
Nestled in a gorge along the Rhine river, Bacharach offers cultural sightseeing, fine dining, and music events in one of Germany's best-preserved medieval towns.
On the 14th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Reichenstein Castle, step into the grandiose world of Rheinstein Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Rheinfels Castle.

Make your Bacharach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Cologne to Bacharach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bacharach are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Bacharach

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trechtingshausen, Rheinfels Castle
Highlights from your plan
Rheinfels Castle ©
Rheinfels Castle
Rheinstein Castle ©
Rheinstein Castle
Reichenstein Castle ©
Reichenstein Castle

2
nights
Baden-Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Baden-Baden is known for spas, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Merkur, don't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn, walk around Lichtentaler Allee, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Baden-Baden online trip maker.

You can drive from Bacharach to Baden-Baden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Baden-Baden, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Merkur ©
Merkur
Mummelsee ©
Mummelsee
Hohenbaden Castle ©
Hohenbaden Castle

1
night
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Europa-Park.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Freiburg im Breisgau online day trip planner.

Getting from Baden-Baden to Freiburg im Breisgau by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Freiburg im Breisgau can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Europa-Park
Highlights from your plan
Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park

1
night
Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fussen tour planner.

Getting from Freiburg im Breisgau to Fussen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Freiburg im Breisgau in July, plan for little chillier days in Fussen, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm) and then hit the slopes at Serlesbahnen.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fussen to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Serlesbahnen
Highlights from your plan
Serlesbahnen ©
Serlesbahnen
Town Tower (Stadtturm) ©
Town Tower (Stadtturm)

1
night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 20th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, then tour the water at your own pace with Lake Hallstatt Explorer, and finally go deep underground at Salzwelten.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hallstatt, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Hallstatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Museums Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Museum Hallstatt ©
Museum Hallstatt
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum. On your second day here, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, and finally head outdoors with Lamprechtshohle.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Salzburg trip simple and quick.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Salzburg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Museum ©
Salzburg Museum
Lamprechtshohle ©
Lamprechtshohle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then make a trip to Heldenplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then examine the collection at The Hofburg.

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You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Vienna are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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