18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Manila, Philippines
Fly:  17​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+5
Train + Foot + Fly + Bus + Subway + Train:  6​h 30​min
2
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
Bus + Train:  5​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4​h 30​min
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Manila, Philippines

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wallace Collection and Westminster. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, make a trip to Trafalgar Square, brush up on your military savvy at HMS Belfast, and indulge your taste buds at Coca-Cola London Eye.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning website .

Manila, Philippines to London is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time (PHT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In November, London is cooler than Manila - with highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Windsor Castle
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from London to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. December in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll set off for Paris on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Petit Palais. Step off the beaten path and head to Basilique Saint-Remi and Ile Saint-Louis. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Basilique Saint-Remi
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Hofkirche. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fondation Beyeler and The Rosengart Collection. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, take an in-depth tour of Bourbaki Panorama, view the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Luzern, and contemplate the long history of Museggmauer.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Lucerne at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Old Town, Fondation Beyeler
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Richard Wagner Museum ©
Richard Wagner Museum
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Get some historical perspective at Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Piazza dei Signori in Padua, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice trip app .

Getting from Lucerne to Venice by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lucerne in December: highs in Venice hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Piazza dei Signori
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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