26 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

26 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Tehran, Iran
— 1 night
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
6
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 4 nights
7
Riva San Vitale, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Tehran, Iran

Tehran ©
Tehran, the capital and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, sits in the foothills of a mountain range and stretches out for miles.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Tehran Bazaar, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Iran, and then take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tehran trip planning website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Mehrabad International Airport and Imam Khomeini International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Tehran are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums · Shopping
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
National Museum of Iran
National Museum of Iran
Tehran Bazaar ©
Tehran Bazaar

4
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Musee d'Orsay and Palace of Versailles. Popular historic sites such as Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Île de la Cité are in your itinerary. Step out of Paris to go to Chatenay-Malabry and see Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, and shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

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Traveling by flight from Tehran to Paris takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tehran in November, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Escape the urban bustle at Minnewater Lake and Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, have a few drinks at 2be Beer Wall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Ghent
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Attractions like Grand Place and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique make great kid-friendly stops. Atomium and Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles) will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Pairi Daiza (in Brugelette), Arboretum Wespelaar (in Haacht) and Antwerp (Sint-Annastrand & Antwerpen-Centraal). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, wander the streets of Place St. Gery, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cantillon Brewery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Brussels sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antwerp, Pairi Daiza, Arboretum Wespelaar
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 2:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Biosphaere Entlebuch & Lion Monument). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner.

You can fly from Brussels to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Brussels in December since evenings lows in Zurich dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 6:
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Chillon and Chaplin's World. Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grindelwald: Wengen (Alpia Sport + Mode, Central Sport, &more) and Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum (in Hofstetten bei Brienz). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, stop by Buchhandlung Boedeli, and examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip planning app.

You can drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Riva San Vitale.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken, Wengen, Chateau de Chillon, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Chaplin's World
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

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Riva San Vitale, Switzerland

Riva San Vitale ©
Riva San Vitale is a municipality in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland, located in the district of Mendrisio.HistoryRiva San Vitale is first mentioned in 774 as Primo Sobenno. On the 11th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, stroll around Parco delle Gole della Breggia, then step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelli di Bellinzona.

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Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Riva San Vitale takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riva San Vitale

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Fox Town Factory Stores, Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, Parco delle Gole della Breggia
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Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello ©
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
Castelli di Bellinzona ©
Castelli di Bellinzona

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