19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Chicago, United States

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

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: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin route maker site.

Chicago, USA to Berlin is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

3
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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munich tour builder site.

Getting from Berlin to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip planning app.

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

3
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Spruce Tree Castle (in Zell im Zillertal), Achensee (in Maurach) and Hexenwasser (in Soll). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck trip builder.

Getting from Salzburg to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spruce Tree Castle, Burgruine Thaur, Achensee, Hexenwasser, Swarovski Kristallwelten
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Achensee ©
Achensee
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten

1
night
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 15th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, make a trip to Chiesa San Giorgio, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Transfinity.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lugano tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Innsbruck to Lugano in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Innsbruck in September, Lugano is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Lugano

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Chiesa San Giorgio
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

4
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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Verona (Villa Romana di Valdonega & Arena di Verona). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip planner.

Drive from Lugano to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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