35 days in Europe Itinerary

35 days in Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Tirano, Italy
— 1 night
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
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Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, get outside with Outdoor Activities, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, then make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Berlin Central Station, take a stroll through Mitte, then appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbar Mitte.

Before you visit Berlin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Perth, Australia to Berlin is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Heidelberg.
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Heidelberg, Germany — 3 nights

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett and Market Square (Marktplatz). Get out of town with these interesting Heidelberg side-trips: Baden-Baden (Merkur & Friedrichsbad) and Ruedesheim am Rhein (Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) & Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Heiligenberg, admire the landmark architecture of Hotel Zum Ritter, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anna-Kirche.

Plan trip to Heidelberg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Heidelberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Heidelberg can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Nuremberg.
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Nuremberg, Germany — 2 nights

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, explore the fascinating underground world of Teufelshoehle Pottenstein, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilika Goessweinstein, and finally head outdoors with Wanderwege Rund ums Walberla. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Wohrder Wiese, get outside with Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg, then stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, and finally surround yourself with nature on Congress- und Tourismus-Zentrale Nuernberg Verkehrsverein Nuernberg e.V..

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Nuremberg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to fly to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get in touch with nature at Rhine Falls and Hollgrotten. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stein am Rhein and Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katholische Pfarrei St. Peter und Paul, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the awesome beauty at Felsenegg.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Zurich online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nuremberg to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten), pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis, take an in-depth tour of Richard Wagner Museum, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.
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Lugano, Switzerland — 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Giorgio, then wander the streets of Cascate di Santa Petronilla, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei SS. Pietro e Paolo. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico Gandria, then kick back and relax at Lido San Domenico, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lugano day trip website.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Lugano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Lugano, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Tirano.
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Tirano, Italy — 1 night

Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the galleries of Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Martino, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Santa Maria.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tirano online route planner.

Getting from Lugano to Tirano by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lugano in June; daily highs in Tirano reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz, Switzerland — 2 nights

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On the 15th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Katholische Kirche St. Karl Borromaus. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Silvaplana, take an in-depth tour of Engadine Museum, then don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower, and finally make a trip to Chesa Futura.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Tirano to St. Moritz takes 1.5 hours. June in St. Moritz sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get in touch with nature at The Matterhorn and Gornergrat. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fly Fish Zermatt and Oberrothorn. Go for a jaunt from Zermatt to Visp to see Alpine Trails about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take a memorable tour with Hinterdorfstrasse, hike along Marmot Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt online trip maker.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Zermatt takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Harderkulm and Giessbachfälle. Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Bodmi Arena. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Grindelwald (Grindelwald-First, Maennlichen Royal Walk, &more), Axalp (in Brienz) and Via Ferrata (in Murren). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, trek along The Eiger, and explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken online journey builder.

Getting from Zermatt to Interlaken by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.
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Montreux, Switzerland — 2 nights

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Get in touch with nature at Rochers-de-Naye and Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt). Explore hidden gems such as Montreux Lakeside and Queen Studio Experience. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, contemplate the long history of Vieille-Ville de Montreux, awaken your taste buds at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church Saint-Vincent.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Montreux tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Nice.
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Nice, France — 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Step out of the city life by going to Castel Plage and Promenade du Soleil. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Plage de la Mariniere. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Ville medieval (in Vence) and Menton (Jardin Botanique Val Rahmeh - Menton & Jardin du Palais Carnoles). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, cruise along Tete de Chien, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Nice online holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Montreux to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Nice, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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Engadin St. Moritz travel guide

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Lookouts · Bodies of Water · Mountains
Known as the "festival hall of the Alps," the Engadin St. Moritz resort is nestled 1,800 m (5,906 ft) above sea level and famous for its sunny climate, outdoor sports, and panoramic landscapes. Access the resort via the Rhaetian Railway, a member of the World Heritage List, which brings visitors one-step closer to the immaculate blue skies. Beside a glittering lake and pine forests, the picturesque village features Engadin houses distinguished by their decorative facades and funnel-shaped windows. With over 350 km (217 mi) of trails, sports enthusiasts will rejoice in the limitless opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and hiking.
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