17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Piazza Navona, then take a stroll through Trastevere, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome road trip planner.

Karachi, Pakistan to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Karachi to Rome, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Karachi in February, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Rome: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning tool.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Venice

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at DomQuartier Salzburg, browse the exhibits of Residenzgalerie Salzburg, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), shop like a local with Getreidegasse, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, make a trip to Stiegl-Brauwelt, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in March, expect Salzburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 12°C and 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Viktualienmarkt and Schack-Galerie. Get a sense of the local culture at Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, shop like a local with Kunsthalle Munich, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden.

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

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Munich, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 8th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, then shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and finally don't miss a visit to Niederdorf. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and finally examine the collection at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip builder site.

You can drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Zurich are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 10th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, examine the collection at Fortress Furigen, see the interesting displays at Glasi Hergiswil, admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Markuskirche. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Seebad Eich, contemplate the long history of Forum of Swiss History Schwyz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Parrochiale di San Martino, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bundesbriefmuseum.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Forum of Swiss History Schwyz ©
Forum of Swiss History Schwyz
Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Glasi Hergiswil ©
Glasi Hergiswil

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
On the 12th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, view the masterpieces at Laurence Esnol Gallery, then take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and finally visit Le Marais. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning website.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Lucerne to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 14th (Sun), admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, shop like a local with Passeig de Gracia, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Las Ramblas, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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