24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rhine Falls and Wyden Badi. Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen and FCZ Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and walk around Lindenhofplatz.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip site.

Toronto, Canada to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Zurich. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Zurich. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Uetliberg Mountain ©
Uetliberg Mountain

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basel Minster and Murus Gallicus - Der Keltenwall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Lucerne and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, stroll through Seebad Eich, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In July in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rigi ©
Rigi
Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Visiting Harderkulm and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grindelwald-First and Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger, pause for some serene contemplation at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, enjoy the sand and surf at Schwimmbad Merligen, and Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip planning site.

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Parasailing & Paragliding
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

3
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jungfraujoch and Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli. Visiting Trümmelbachfälle and Air-Glaciers, S.A. will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, make a trip to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, and appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lauterbrunnen day trip planning tool.

Lauterbrunnen is just a stone's throw from Interlaken. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

2
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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take an in-depth tour of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), ponder the design of Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint Theodule, see the interesting displays at Tibet Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, then see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Tour de la Cigogne.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bern trip builder tool.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Bern in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, contemplate the long history of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City trip planner.

You can fly from Bern to Luxembourg City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and René Magritte Museum. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, don't miss a visit to Atomium, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 30th (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Markt, then get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally explore the activities along Minnewater Lake. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Amsterdam Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, and finally explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and finally stroll around Vondelpark.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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