16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Phoenix, United States
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Vicenza, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Phoenix, United States

2
nights
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.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at Churchill War Rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London trip maker.

Phoenix, USA to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Phoenix to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in October, plan for much colder days in London, with highs around 61°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a stroll through Old Town, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, thenexamine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zurich day trip planning app.

Getting from London to Zurich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Zurich, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Zurich, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vicenza.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

1
night
Vicenza, Italy

Vicenza ©
Famous for its abundance of 16th-century architecture designed by Andrea Palladio, Vicenza was coined the City of Palladio.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Piazza dei Signori, admire the striking features of Palazzo da Schio, Ca' d'Oro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, thendo a tasting at Azienda Agricola Pieriboni, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vicenza trip planning website.

Drive from Zurich to Vicenza in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Traveling from Zurich in October, Vicenza is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Vicenza

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Piazza dei Signori ©
Piazza dei Signori
Palazzo da Schio, Ca' d'Oro ©
Palazzo da Schio, Ca' d'Oro
Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico ©
Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Schonbrunn Palace and Augustinerkirche. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belvedere Palace and The Hofburg. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Dorotheum, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and examine the collection at Haus der Musik Wien.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna route planner.

Fly from Vicenza to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vicenza in October, Vienna is slightly colder at night with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 27th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, thentake an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenadmire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): explore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

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.
On the 29th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, thensteep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, thenexamine the collection at Munich Residenz, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and finally make a trip to Marienplatz.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Munich journey planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Munich sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh tour itinerary app.

Getting from Munich to Edinburgh by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Munich to Edinburgh. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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