25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive
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Giethoorn, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Vienna International Airport
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

Medina, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Medina to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Medina in October, with highs in Rome at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

— 1 night
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Martin, and then learn the secrets of beer at All Things Garmisch - Day Tours.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planning tool.

You can drive from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in October, things will get a bit cooler in Garmisch-Partenkirchen: highs are around 19°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 3 nights
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.
Interlaken is known for adventure, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, stroll through The Eiger, identify plant and animal life at Maennlichen, and appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Interlaken in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. October in Interlaken sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 1 night
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee, don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

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Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then see La Casa Maledetta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip website.

Getting from Zermatt to Milan by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, daytime highs in Milan are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Paris, France

— 4 nights

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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You can fly from Milan to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Minnewater Lake, Groeningemuseum, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brussels tour planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Brussels, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Giethoorn, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Giethoorn itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Giethoorn takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Giethoorn are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for Vienna.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, and then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at The Hofburg, then examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Giethoorn to Vienna. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Province of Venice travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges, of which there are 400. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.In 2014, 264,579 people resided in Comune di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historic city of Venice (Centro storico). Together with Padua and Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), with a total population of 2.6 million. PATREVE is a statistical metropolitan area without any degree of autonomy.The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the "La Dominante," "Serenissima," "Queen of the Adriatic," "City of Water," "City of Masks," "City of Bridges," "The Floating City," and "City of Canals."

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