15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  7​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  2​h
2
Paris, France
— Few hours
Train:  2​h 30​min
3
Caen, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Bastogne, Belgium
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Trier, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Attersee, Austria
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
10
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Chicago, United States

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey and then don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to London due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in London at 67°F and lows at 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

few
hours
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.
To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 53°F. You'll set off for Caen on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
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2
nights
Caen, France

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Omaha Beach, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Pointe du Hoc, and other attractions you added. On the 6th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Omaha Beach Memorial Museum, then contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, and finally learn about all things military at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Caen trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Caen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Normandy American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc
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Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

3
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mullerthal Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Chateau de Vianden and Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame). Visit Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial and Larochette Castle for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Beaufort Castles in Beaufort (about 38 minutes away). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock and step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Luxembourg City attractions site .

You can drive from Caen to Luxembourg City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bastogne.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaufort Castles, Larochette Castle, Mullerthal Trail, Chateau de Vianden
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Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©
Chateau de Vianden ©
Chateau de Vianden

1
day
Bastogne, Belgium

Bastogne ©
Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II.
You've added General George S. Patton Memorial, Mardasson Memorial, Musee de la Bataille Des Ardennes, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 11th (Fri), examine the collection at Musee de la Bataille Des Ardennes, get to know the fascinating history of Mardasson Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Bastogne War Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind General George S. Patton Memorial.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Bastogne trip app .

You can drive from Luxembourg City to Bastogne in an hour. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Trier.

Things to do in Bastogne

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Musee de la Bataille Des Ardennes
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Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Musee de la Bataille Des Ardennes ©
Musee de la Bataille Des Ardennes

2
nights
Trier, Germany

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
You've now added Historic Wine Cellar Vereinigten Hospitien to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Saarburg Waterfall, then ponder the world of politics at Kurfurstliches Palais, then explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom).

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Trier holiday tool .

You can drive from Bastogne to Trier in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Trier are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trip

Saarburg Waterfall
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Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Saint Gangolf's Church ©
Saint Gangolf's Church

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden and then see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

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Drive from Trier to Munich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In September, daytime highs in Munich are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt
English Garden ©
English Garden

2
nights
Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Berchtesgaden route planning website .

Traveling by car from Munich to Berchtesgaden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Berchtesgaden can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Attersee.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg ©
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg
Old Cemetery Berchtesgaden ©
Old Cemetery Berchtesgaden

1
day
Attersee, Austria

Attersee ©
On the 17th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Langbathseen, then examine the collection at Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilika St. Michael.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Attersee day trip website .

Getting from Berchtesgaden to Attersee by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Attersee

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Langbathseen, Basilika St. Michael, Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler
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Langbathseen ©
Langbathseen
Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler ©
Basilika St. Michael ©
Basilika St. Michael

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich
For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Attersee to Munich in 2.5 hours. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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