56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 1 night
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
3
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
4
Bern, Switzerland
— 5 nights
5
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
6
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 4 nights
7
Engelberg, Switzerland
— 3 nights
8
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 8 nights
10
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
11
Brienz, Switzerland
— 3 nights
12
Thun, Switzerland
— 3 nights
13
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
14
Roses, Spain
— 2 nights
15
L'Estartit, Spain
— 2 nights
16
Tossa de Mar, Spain
— 2 nights
17
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris driving holiday tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Paris, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
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3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Geneva to Montreux to see Montreux Lakeside about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, grab your bike and head to Carouge Roule, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Geneva in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Carouge Roule, Montreux Lakeside
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

4
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and explore the activities along Riffelsee.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip maker.

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Stellisee ©
Stellisee

5
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey), Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and O'Coeur des Reves ... (in Vevey). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Aare River, ponder the design of Vennerbrunnen, stop by Matte, and head outdoors with Elfenau.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bern route maker tool.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Gruyeres Castle, Freddie Mercury Statue, O'Coeur des Reves ...
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Aare River
Aare River
Elfenau ©
Elfenau

2
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 15th (Tue), head outdoors with Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, thenhike along Blumental Panorama Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Lauterbrunnen Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and finally appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Bern to Lauterbrunnen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to do a combination of to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Murren
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

4
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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Grindelwald is known for winter sports, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, trek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, identify plant and animal life at Maennlichen, and wander the streets of Alpiglen.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald road trip planning tool.

Grindelwald is very close to Lauterbrunnen. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Wengen
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Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway ©
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

3
nights
Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Explore Engelberg's surroundings by going to Andermatt (Oberalp Pass, Suworow-Denkmal, &more), St Gotthard Pass (in Airolo) and Sustenpass (in Gadmen). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Titlis, stroll through Furka Pass, take in the views from Titlis Cliff Walk, and make a trip to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Engelberg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Engelberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Engelberg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Engelberg

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Andermatt, St Gotthard Pass, Furka Pass, Sustenpass
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
St Gotthard Pass ©
St Gotthard Pass

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, and finally admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, thenmake a trip to The Nine Towers, thentake in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally admire the striking features of Lucerne Station.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lucerne route maker tool.

You can drive from Engelberg to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. June in Lucerne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Caumasee. Step out of Zurich to go to Neuhausen am Rheinfall and see Rhine Falls, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, and make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Zurich trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Caumasee
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

2
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui (in Rosenlaui) and Reichenbach Falls (in Meiringen). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schynige Platte, pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Wydi.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken road trip planner.

Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Brienz.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui, Schynige Platte, Reichenbach Falls
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Reichenbach Falls ©
Reichenbach Falls
Schynige Platte ©
Schynige Platte
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken

3
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Brienz, Switzerland

Brienz ©
With roots tracing back to the Bronze Age, traditional Brienz gives the impression of being lost in time.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Restiturm, take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge, thensee the interesting displays at Sherlock Holmes Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Alpbachschlucht. On the next day, examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and then admire the sheer force of Giessbachfälle.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brienz travel planner.

Brienz is just a short distance from Interlaken. In July in Brienz, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Thun.

Things to do in Brienz

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Meiringen, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
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Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

3
nights
Thun, Switzerland

Thun ©
Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to The Central Church Of Thun and then contemplate the waterfront views at Thunersee. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Wispile, thenski along the peaceful trails at Glacier 3000, and then get great views at Lauenensee.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Thun day trip website.

Drive from Brienz to Thun in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Thun sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Thun

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Adelboden, Lauenensee, Glacier 3000, Wispile
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Thunersee ©
Thunersee
Schloss Thun ©
Schloss Thun
Lauenensee ©
Lauenensee

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip app.

Explore your travel options from Thun to Barcelona with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Thun in July: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Roses.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Roses, Spain

Roses is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà, located on the Costa Brava, in Catalonia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): head outdoors with Cala Montjoi, pick up some local products at Mercat Cobert Municipal, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plage Canyelles Petites, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): catch some excitement at Minigolf Greens, make a splash at Aquabrava, thendelve into the distant past at Ciutadella de Roses, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Rostella.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Roses sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Barcelona to Roses in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to L'Estartit.

Things to do in Roses

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage Canyelles Petites ©
Plage Canyelles Petites
Cala Rostella ©
Cala Rostella

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L'Estartit, Spain

L'Estartit ©
L'Estartit is a small town and seaside resort on the Costa Brava, on the north-eastern coast of Spain.The town is situated between the foothills of the Montgrí Massif and the Mediterranean Sea, and is part of the municipality of Torroella de Montgrí, in the Baix Empordà county, Girona province, autonomous community of Catalonia.L'Estartit stretches North-South from Cala Montgó, at the southern tip of the Bay of Roses (Badía de Roses) to the Ter River estuary in the Bay of Pals (Badía de Pals). Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Unisub, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Bowling Panorama, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de l'Estartit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Travessia Illes Medes Estartit, don't miss a visit to Village Medieval de Pals, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Platja Cala Aiguablava, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castell de Begur, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sculpturepark Jardíns de Cap Roig.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the L'Estartit route planner.

Traveling by car from Roses to L'Estartit takes 1.5 hours. July in L'Estartit sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tossa de Mar.

Things to do in L'Estartit

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Begur, Sculpturepark Jardíns de Cap Roig, Village Medieval de Pals
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Platja de l'Estartit ©
Platja de l'Estartit
Village Medieval de Pals ©
Village Medieval de Pals
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Tossa de Mar, Spain

Tossa de Mar ©
On the 21st (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Giverola, thenexplore the activities along Cala Futadera, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja mar menuda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Vila Vella (Old Town) and then kick back and relax at Great Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tossa de Mar vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from L'Estartit to Tossa de Mar takes 1.5 hours. July in Tossa de Mar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Tossa de Mar

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Great Beach ©
Great Beach
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Platja mar menuda ©
Platja mar menuda

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Plitvice Lakes National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, contemplate the waterfront views at Veliko Lake, and take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Tossa de Mar to Plitvice Lakes National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

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