42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fly + Train:  28 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
12
Nice, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
13
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
14
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  6 h 30 min
15
Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
16
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
17
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
18
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
19
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
20
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
21
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Christchurch, New Zealand

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Jamon Jamon Paella and then make a trip to Harrods. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, and then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary planner.

Christchurch, New Zealand to London is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Christchurch to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Christchurch in September; daily highs in London reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
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.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles and then take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, then see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, and finally take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip website.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin
Le Marais ©
Le Marais

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Atomium, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Brussels journey app.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then visit De 9 Straatjes, and finally take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Leidseplein and then hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam route planner.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 28th (Mon), snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne road trip app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Cologne, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Altstadt
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum

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nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Gallery Heike Arndt DK and Winterfeldt Markt. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, stop by Konditorei Rabien, and explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Berlin online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cologne to Berlin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Boxoffberlin ©
Boxoffberlin
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Jewish Museum in Prague ©
Jewish Museum in Prague

1
night
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, and then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and finally make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Vienna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 7th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then wander the streets of Riva Harbor, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Split sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Split takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in October; daily highs in Split reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Stradun, look for gifts at Tedi, look for gifts at Kokula Art and Craft Shop, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, then look for gifts at Clara Stones, and finally look for gifts at Medusa Gift and Art Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Skatulica, wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik route site.

Drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Cavtat
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and finally take a stroll through Monastiraki.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Athens by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): wander the streets of Vieille Ville, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip website.

You can fly from Athens to Nice in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in October, you will find days in Nice are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Saint-Paul de Vence
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

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nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stop by El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Parc Guell, look for gifts at Vom FASS Barcelona, then don't miss a visit to Passeig de Gracia, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online travel route planner.

Getting from Nice to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Barcelona sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parque del Retiro, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and finally view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Madrid online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in October, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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nights
Capri, Italy

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, then make a trip to Giardini di Augusto, and finally get great views at Belvedere Cannone. On the next day, explore the activities along Marina Piccola, get active on the water at Capri Whales di Wendy, explore the ancient world of Villa Jovis, then stop by Ceramiche Tavassi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Sofia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Michele.

For photos and tourist information, read Capri tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Madrid to Capri in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Capri when traveling from Madrid in October, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anacapri
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Capri Whales di Wendy ©
Capri Whales di Wendy
Villa Jovis ©
Villa Jovis
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip planner.

Drive from Capri to Naples in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Capri in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Naples, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Antichita e Restauro Lepre dal 1959 ©
Antichita e Restauro Lepre dal 1959
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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night
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 20th (Tue), browse the different shops at Centro Commerciale La Cartiera, steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Vesuviano Giovan Battista Alfano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pompeii holiday maker tool.

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. October in Pompeii sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Teatro Grande ©
Teatro Grande

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take a stroll through Via Condotti, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and view the masterpieces at I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Pompeii to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stop by Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then look for gifts at Goccia Shoes, then make a trip to Mercato Centrale, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, look for gifts at Jean Saade, then steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, and finally hunt for treasures at Pelletteria de Nicola Massimiliano.

To plan Florence vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 26th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich travel website.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Florence in October, with highs in Zurich at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
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Paris, France

Paris ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Zurich to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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