17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bucharest, Romania
Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Belgrade, Serbia
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Tessera, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Brenzone sul Garda, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  3​h
7
Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
9
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Train:  30​min
10
Cannes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
11
Chamonix, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Montreux, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train:  1​h
13
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
14
Lichtenstein, Germany
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
15
Wassenberg, Germany
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Bucharest, Romania

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Belgrade day trip website .

Bucharest, Romania to Belgrade is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. August in Belgrade sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites
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St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save) ©

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): stop by Crop - Authentic Croatian Gifts and then enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun.

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

Traveling by car from Belgrade to Zagreb takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In August, Zagreb is a bit cooler than Belgrade - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Crop - Authentic Croatian Gifts ©
Crop - Authentic Croatian Gifts

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the striking features of Porta della Carta, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip maker website .

You can drive from Zagreb to Venice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Zagreb in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tessera.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Tessera, Italy

Tessera ©
On the 3rd (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Cilindrica di Tessera, step off the mainland to explore Isola di Sant'Erasmo, and then step off the mainland to explore Isola di Burano.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tessera tour itinerary planning tool .

Tessera is just a short distance from Venice. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brenzone.

Things to do in Tessera

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Isola di Sant'Erasmo
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Isola di Sant'Erasmo ©
Isola di Sant'Erasmo

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Brenzone sul Garda, Italy

Brenzone sul Garda ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Castello Scaligero di Malcesine, go for a walk through Contrada Campo di Brenzone, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mountbaldo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Brenzone journey maker site .

You can drive from Tessera to Brenzone in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Brenzone can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Brenzone sul Garda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Malcesine
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Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine
Contrada Campo di Brenzone ©
Contrada Campo di Brenzone

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Verona online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Brenzone to Verona in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

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Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Ilgioco.net - Escape Room Games & more, then meet the residents at Acquario di Genova, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Genoa journey builder .

You can drive from Verona to Genoa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in September, Genoa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
On the 7th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Exotic Garden (Jardin Exotique), then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace (Palais du Prince), and then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Monte-Carlo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Monte-Carlo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Monte-Carlo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train to Nice.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Prince's Palace
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Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, and finally get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook. On the next day, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, and then don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Nice fast, fun, and easy.

Nice is just a short distance from Monte-Carlo. In September, daytime highs in Nice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip planner .

Cannes is just a short distance from Nice. Traveling from Nice in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cannes, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chamonix.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe)
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Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Michel, then don't miss a visit to Glacier des Bossons, and then take some stellar pictures from Aiguille du Midi.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chamonix trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Cannes to Chamonix takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Glacier des Bossons ©
Glacier des Bossons
Eglise Saint Michel ©
Eglise Saint Michel

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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 12th (Wed), go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, then hunt for treasures at Mercato di Natale di Montreux (Montreux Noel), then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Memorial, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Montreux vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Geneva route planner .

Take a train from Montreux to Geneva in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Lichtenstein.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva

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Lichtenstein, Germany

Lichtenstein
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lichtenstein travel itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Geneva to Lichtenstein. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Geneva in September: highs in Lichtenstein hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 10°C. You will leave for Wassenberg on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Lichtenstein

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors
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Wassenberg, Germany

Wassenberg
Wassenberg is a town in the district Heinsberg, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Wassenberg tour builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lichtenstein to Wassenberg. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Wassenberg

Parks Museums Outdoors
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