18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route maker

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly to Zurich, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train to Zurich, Fly to Berlin Tegel
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

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Charlotte, USA to Zurich is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Zurich is 6 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in May, things will get slightly colder in Zurich: highs are around 65°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, visit Lesser Town, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Prague online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Zurich to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 1 night
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 13th (Sat), have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie" and then get great views at Gornergrat.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Zermatt by combination of flight and train takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, make a trip to East Side Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Zermatt to Berlin takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, Groeningemuseum, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Atomium, admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brussels day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Brussels takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to Keukenhof in Lisse, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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