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Europe is such a joy to explore. With world-class cities, medieval towns, historical sites, the snowcapped Alps, gorgeous beaches, and some of the world’s most delicious food, you have the perfect ingredients for your next vacation. If you want to spend 10 days in Europe, we have ten amazing itineraries to share with you. 

In this article we list 10 sample itineraries for how to spend 10 days in Europe. For many of these itineraries, we have a full, detailed version in a separate article. Simply click the link provided to read the full itinerary in a new browser window. 

Ten itineraries can be a lot to choose from. At the end of this article, we give suggestions to help you pick the best Europe itinerary for your traveling style and the season that you plan to visit Europe.

10 Days in Europe: Sample Itineraries

London & Paris: Two of Europe’s Great Cities

This is a great introduction to Europe. By starting in London, you get your first taste of Europe without a language barrier. Ride the London Eye, tour the Tower of London, explore the amazing British Museum, ride the Underground, and even take the double-decker bus tour through the city. Travel by Chunnel to get to Paris and spend several days exploring this gorgeous city.

London & Paris

Day 1:  Arrive in London
Days 2, 3, 4 & 5:   Explore London, consider a day trip to Bath, Stonehenge, or Windsor Castle
Day 6:  Train to Paris in the morning
Day 7, 8 & 9:  Paris
Day 10:  Fly home


Tower bridge in London.

London Bridge 10 days in Europe


Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Notre Dame 10 days in Europe

Scandinavian Explorer: Copenhagen, Stockholm, & Oslo

Explore three of Scandinavia’s great cities on this Europe itinerary.

Copenhagen, Stockholm & Oslo

Day 1:  Arrive in Copenhagen
Days 2 & 3:  Explore Copenhagen
Day 4:  Fly to Stockholm, explore Stockholm
Days 5 & 6:  Stockholm
Day 7:  Fly to Oslo
Day 8:  Oslo
Day 9:  Norway in a Nutshell
Day 10:  Fly home

Copenhagen is a delight, with its picturesque harbor called Nyhavn. If you are traveling as a family, kids will love Tivoli Gardens, one of the oldest amusement parks in the world.

Nyhavn Harbor 10 days in Europe

Stockholm is a gorgeous city. Stroll through Gamla Stan, visit City Hall (where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded every year), and take a day cruise through the archipelago.

Stockholm Sweden 10 days in Europe

Then, hop over to Oslo, Norway. Learn about Vikings, visit a ski jump, and then take the Norway in a Nutshell cruise to sneak a peek at the fjords.

Norway Fjord 10 days in Europe

 A Taste of Italy: Rome, Florence, & Venice

Who doesn’t dream of touring Italy? Ten days is just enough time to get a taste of this country. Rome, Florence, and Venice are three of Italy’s most popular cities, places that many travelers feel like they must see. If you have 10 days in Europe, here’s how to do it.

A Taste of Italy

Day 1:  Arrive in Rome
Day 2 & 3:  Rome
Day 4:  Take a train to Florence in the morning
Days 5, & 6:   Florence and Tuscany
Day 7:   Train to Venice
Day 8 & 9:  Venice
Day 10:  Fly home

Florence deserves the biggest chunk of time in this itinerary. Spend at least one day exploring Florence, and then use your extra days to take day trips into Tuscany, visiting Siena and the other hill towns. You can do this on your own by renting a car or using the public buses (but this was a nightmare in our experience…we highly recommend renting your own car or hiring a driver while in Tuscany!).


Overlooking Rome 10 days in Europe


San Gimignano in Tuscany

Tuscany 10 days in Europe



Overlooking Florence 10 days in Europe



Venice Sunset 2 10 days in Europe

If you have more than 10 days, considering adding in Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, the Cinque Terre, or the Dolomites into your itinerary.

Want more itinerary ideas for Italy? Read our post: 10 Days in Italy: 3 Amazing Itineraries

Amsterdam, Brussels, & Paris

On this itinerary, three cities are connected with short train rides. Travel time is low which means you have plenty of time to explore these three cities. If you are planning to travel to Europe in April, this itinerary gets our vote. In April, the bulbs are blooming in The Netherlands and it is a sight to see!

Keukenhof 10 days in Europe

Keukenhof, the Netherlands in April

Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris

Day 1:  Arrive in Amsterdam
Day 2:  Amsterdam
Day 3:  Day Trip in the Netherlands
Day 4:  Amsterdam with an afternoon train to Brussels
Day 5:  Brussels
Day 6:  Bruges and Ghent
Day 7, 8, & 9:   Paris
Day 10:  Fly Home

Walk, cruise, or cycle along the canals in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Itinerary 10 days in Europe


Get a bird’s eye view over Ghent, Belgium.

Ghent Itinerary


Visit the Louvre in Paris.

Louvre Paris

Read more about Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris:

Coastal Explorer: Barcelona & the French Riviera

On this itinerary, tour one of Europe’s great cities and then explore the glitzy, gorgeous French Riviera. Dine on gourmet cuisine, drink fine wines, relax on the beach, and get a taste of the good life. This is a great way to spend 10 days in Europe.

Barcelona & the French Riviera

Day 1:  Arrive in Barcelona
Days 2, 3, 4, & 5:  Barcelona plus day trips
Day 6:   Travel to Nice, France
Day 7, 8, & 9:  French Riviera
Day 10:  Fly home

Barcelona needs at least two days of your time to see the best of it. There are also great day trips you can take from Barcelona, such as visiting Montserrat, Girona, Costa Brava, and Tarragona.


Barcelona Spain

In the French Riviera, Nice is a great city to make your home base. From Nice, you can easily get to the other coastal cities, such as Cannes, Antibes, Monaco, and Villefranche-sur-Mer by train. Or, if you want, rent a car, which gives you more freedom and a chance to hit some of the hillside towns. Nice has an international airport, convenient for your flight home.



Iceland Ring Road Itinerary

A road trip on the Ring Road is one of Iceland’s best experiences. Not only do you get to visit Reykjavík, the Golden Circle, and highlights along the south coast, but you also get to travel to north and east Iceland, where the landscapes are no less beautiful but much less crowded.

The Ring Road the main road that makes a loop around the entire island. Highlights include the Blue Lagoon, Skogafoss waterfall, whale watching, Myvatn, Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, and a glacier walk.

The best time for this itinerary is from June through September when the days are long, the weather is stable, and the roads are free from snow. If you are looking for a great summertime destination, this is one of our top picks.

Iceland Ring Road Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Iceland, Blue Lagoon
Day 2:  Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Day 3:  North Iceland
Day 4:  Whale watching and Godafoss
Day 5:  Myvatn, Dettifoss, and Selfoss
Day 6:  East Iceland
Day 7:  Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Glacier Walk
Day 8:  South Coast sights
Day 9:  Golden Circle
Day 10:  Reykjavik

Read the full itinerary: 10 Day Iceland Ring Road Itinerary

For more ideas, check out this article: 10 Days in Iceland: 4 Amazing Itineraries

Kirkjufell on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Kirkjufell Europe Itinerary


Walking on Vatnajökull Glacier

Europe Itinerary Glacier Walk



Reykjavik Europe Itinerary

Central Europe: Budapest, Vienna & Prague

For those who want to tour three of Europe’s great cities, this central Europe itinerary is perfect. Start with Budapest, a gorgeous city known for its thermal baths, unique architecture, and stunning setting along the Danube River. Next, travel to Vienna, a sophisticated city rich in history and culture. End with Prague, the most beautiful of the three cities (in our opinion), laced with Gothic architecture that somehow remained unharmed during World War II. 

This is one of our most popular itineraries and a wonderful way to spend 10 days in Europe.

Central Europe Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrive in Budapest
Day 2 & 3:  Budapest
Day 4: Travel to Vienna
Day 5 & 6:  Vienna
Day 7:  Travel to Prague
Day 8 & 9:  Prague
Day 10:  Fly home

Read the full itinerary: 10 Days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague


Budapest 10 Days in Europe



Prague Europe Itinerary

Northern Norway & the Lofoten Islands

The islands of northern Norway are the perfect destination if you enjoy hiking, scenic drives, and jaw-dropping landscapes. On this northern Norway itinerary, road trip from Tromsø down through Senja and the Vesteralen Islands, ending with several magical days in the Lofoten Islands.

This is one of our favorite 10 day trips of all time. Every single day here amazed us. The landscapes, the adorable fishing villages, the epic hiking trails…you are in for a treat.

Northern Norway Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Tromsø
Day 2: Tromsø
Day 3: Sommarøy
Day 4: Senja
Day 5: Vesteralen Islands
Day 6, 7, 8, 9: Lofoten Islands
Day 10: Fly home


Sommaroy 10 days in Europe


Hiking in the Vesteralen Islands

Vesteralen Europe Itinerary


Hamnøy, Lofoten Islands

Lofoten Islands 10 Days in Europe

Northern Italy and Switzerland

On this itinerary, explore the mighty Alps. Start in Venice and from here, go hiking in the Dolomites or explore the city of Verona. From Milan, day trip to beautiful Bellagio located on Lake Como. Ride the Bernina Express, one of the most beautiful train rides in the world, across the Alps to Lucerne. Your  trip ends with several days in the Bernese Oberland, a fairytale world of mountain villages, scenic cable car rides, and high alpine vistas.

Northern Italy and Switzerland Itinerary

Day 1 & 2:  Venice
Day 3:  Dolomites or Verona
Day 4:  Lake Como
Day 5:  Bernina Express to Lucerne
Day 6:  Lucerne
Day 7, 8 & 9:  Bernese Oberland
Day 10:  Fly home

Spend your first two days in Venice. Cruise the canals, visit St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doges Palace, and explore the scenic side streets.

On day 3, take your pick between hiking and exploring another Italian city. The Dolomites are a breathtaking area to go hiking and this region is one of our favorite outdoor escapes in the world. From Venice, rent a car for the day, go for a hike, and return your car once you get to Milan.

Dolomites Europe Itinerary

Hiking the Puez Odle Altopiano

If hiking is not your thing, take the train to Verona and spend the day exploring this very pretty city. At the end of the day, continue on to Milan by train.

Verona 10 days in Europe

On day 4, spend the day touring Lake Como on a day trip from Milan.

Lake Como Europe Itinerary


On day 5, ride the Bernina Express to Lucerne. It’s a long travel day by train but this railway is hailed as being one of the most spectacular train journeys in Europe. To do this, you will take the train from Milan to Tirano, ride the Bernina Express to Chur, and take a third train to Lucerne. The Man in Seat 61 has an excellent article about how to do this.

On day 6, spend the day in Lucerne. You also have the option to add on the trip up Mt. Pilatus or Titlis.

Finally, spend three wonderful days in the Jungfrau region of the Bernese Oberland. This area is so quintessentially Swiss, an alpine wonderland with Swiss chalets, alpine meadows, cable cars, mountain villages, and rustic farms.

Switzerland Europe Itinerary

For a full listing of what to do here, read our article 20 Amazing Things to do in the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland.

On day 10, fly home from Zürich or Geneva.

Best of Greece: Athens, Mykonos, Naxos & Santorini

Visit three beautiful Greek islands and the city of Athens. Start in Santorini, a volcanic island that is dotted with picture-perfect villages and is famous for its legendary sunsets. Next, travel to Naxos, a quieter, greener island that is easier on the wallet and an unexpected surprise for many travelers. Spend a day in Mykonos, exploring wonderful little Mykonos town and relaxing on the beach. Finally, tour the city of Athens and get one of the best history lessons in Europe.

Best of Greece

Day 1: Arrive in Athens, fly to Santorini
Day 2, 3, 4: Santorini
Day 5 & 6: Naxos
Day 7: Mykonos
Day 8 & 9: Athens
Day 10: Fly Home


Santorini 10 days in Europe


The Acropolis in Athens

Athens 10 days in Europe

Need Help Picking the Perfect Europe Itinerary?

Here are our recommendations for how to spend 10 days in Europe, based on season and traveling style.

By Traveling Style

If this is your first time in Europe, the London Paris itinerary is a great first-timer’s itinerary. With just two cities, you don’t have to put much time into train reservations and hotel reservations. Plus, London and Paris are amazing and you have a lot of time with this itinerary to immerse yourself in both cities. The Taste of Italy itinerary is also a great way to spend 10 days in Europe if this is your first trip.

If you like cities, history, and culture, our London Paris itinerary, Central Europe itineraryAmsterdam Brussels Paris itinerary, and Copenhagen Stockholm Oslo itinerary are great options.

For those who love hiking and the outdoors, our top picks are the Northern Norway itinerary and the Iceland Ring Road itinerary.

If you want to visit some beautiful beaches and islands, our Greece itinerary and the Barcelona French Riviera itinerary should be at the top of your list.

If you are traveling with kids, the London Paris itinerary is great. This was Tyler and Kara’s first experience in Europe and they loved it (they were 8 and 9 years old). It’s a nice mix of history and iconic sights. Plus, you only need two hotels, so there is very little moving around and packing and unpacking on this itinerary. Other great picks for kids are the Northern Italy and Switzerland itinerary, the Northern Norway itinerary, and the Iceland Ring Road itinerary.

By Season


All of these work great in the summer. This is the busiest time to visit Europe, so expect big crowds and make sure that you make your hotel reservations far in advance.

This is the best time to do the Iceland Ring Road itinerary. The days are long and the roads are free of snow.

This is also the best time to do the Northern Italy and Switzerland itinerary, if you plan to hike in the Dolomites and the Bernese Oberland.

The summer is also one of the best times to visit northern Norway. The days are long, so long that you can easily see the midnight sun in June and July.


In autumn, crowds tend to lessen, but places like Italy, Paris, and Barcelona can still be very crowded until the calender flips to November.

You can drive the Ring Road in the fall, just be prepared for snowy conditions and the possibility that the roads could close due to snowfall. In late September, it is also possible to see the Northern Lights in Iceland.


If you are traveling in December, it will be cold, but the Central Europe itinerary makes a nice pick, and just before Christmas you can visit the Christmas markets.

Our London Paris itinerary, Taste of Italy itinerary, and Amsterdam Brussels Paris itinerary can all be done during the winter months.

I don’t recommend Greece, Iceland, or the French Riviera this time of year. You can visit northern Norway, just be prepared to drive on snow-covered roads.


This is another great time to visit Europe. It’s shoulder season, so it’s less crowded and cheaper than the summer months.

In April and May, the bulbs are blooming in the Netherlands, making this the best time for the Amsterdam Brussels Paris itinerary. This is also a great time to visit London and Paris and Central Europe.

In May, temperatures are warming up and crowds aren’t crazy yet, making this a great time to visit Barcelona, the French Riviera, Greece, and Italy.

Are You Designing a Custom Europe Itinerary?

These itineraries make a great starting point for designing your own custom Europe itinerary. For more tips and tricks to help you plan the perfect itinerary, consider reading this article:

7 Things to Know when Planning Your First Trip to Europe

More European Itineraries 

There are endless ways to piece together itineraries for 10 days in Europe, these are just ten of our recommendations. However, if you need even more ideas, check these out:

10 Day Bavaria Itinerary
10 Day Norway Itinerary: Road Trip through the Fjords
10 Day Scotland Itinerary: Edinburgh, Glasgow & the Isle of Skye
10 Days in Iceland: 4 Amazing Itineraries
11 Day Balkan Peninsula Itinerary: Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia & Herzegovina
10 Days in Poland: Gdansk, Warsaw & Krakow
10 Days in Slovenia: The Perfect Itinerary for Your First Visit

For more travel ideas, visit our Travel Itineraries page. Check out our detailed itineraries for Africa, Asia, Oceania, North and South America, and Europe.


10 Days in Europe Travel Itineraries

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Comments 205

  1. Hi, what a nice blog..I am from the Philippines and planning our first family vacation outside Asia. Europe is on top of our list.Me and my husband will be celebrating our 20 years anniversary this December. We are plannning to spend 10 days in Europe with our 2 children ages 18 and 11 years old. .Any suggestions which country to go first?Thinking of Switzerland and Paris/ Italy and Paris or London and Paris. We love sightseeing and a nature lover as well. Please help me decide.

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      Hello Joyce. I think Switzerland with Paris and Italy sounds wonderful. In December, you won’t be able to do any hiking (since the trails will be snow covered) but many of the trains and cable cars in the Bernese Oberland will still be running, so you can still visit this area. If you live in the Philippines, seeing the snow will probably be a nice treat. 🙂 If you want to visit these three places, I recommend spending 3 days in Paris, 3 to 4 days (or more) in the Bernese Oberland/Lucerne area of Switzerland, and 7 days (or more) in Italy.

      Paris and London is also a great trip for a first-timer to Europe. You won’t get to see much nature but you will get to tour two of Europe’s great cities.

      If you have any questions during your planning write in again! Cheers, Julie

  2. Great page with plethora of information for planning. And very well organized!

    We are planning a 11 day trip to Europe end of May (May 22nd onwards) and the canvas is wide open. This is with two kiddos 7 and 11. Was looking at the (Copenhagen -> Stockholm -> Oslo -> Bergen) itinerary. But wondering if it will be too cold end of May. But looks like the crowds would certainly be less.

    Any other itinerary recommendations that time of the year? Was looking at visiting some cities and possibly some non-city stuff to mix things up if possible. Any itinerary suggestions for end of May? Been to London several times so didn’t want to do that.

    Thanks and Cheers!

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      You can do the Scandinavia itinerary in May. It will be chilly, but not too bad. If you like the idea of also getting outdoors, with a mix of cities and non-cities, the northern Italy & Switzerland itinerary is nice. Depending on how much snowfall the area got, hiking trails might not be open in May, but it would be close (some hiking trails do not open until June, and you will be there just before then, so it’s hard to say if they will be clear of snow at the end of May). The Greece itinerary is also very nice. I think May would be a good time to go to Greece. You won’t have peak crowds but the weather and the water should be warm enough that you can go to the beach etc. Cheers, Julie

  3. We are trying to plan a trip to Europe in September. We have a wedding in Biarritz, France on September 4,2020..
    We are coming from Memphis, Tn. We were hoping to come before wedding for 4 or 5 days and stay after wedding 4 or 5 days. So would flying to Paris or London , leaving Memphis on August 29th staying at either Paris or London till Wednesday ,September 2nd. Then traveling to Biarritz for wedding on the 4th. Then leaving on the 5th for Paris or London till the 10th or the 11th to fly home. Is this possible and where would you advise to fly to first.

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      Hello Donna. I don’t think that the order matters all that much, as far as sightseeing. London does need more time than Paris, since there is more to do in London. Three full days in Paris is great. You could fly to Paris, see Paris, and then travel to Biarritz. After Biarritz, fly to London, see London. If you fly home from London, you will save yourself a travel day getting back to Paris. But you could also do this in the opposite order. I just recommend having a full 5 days in London, since there is so much to do here. Cheers, Julie

  4. Hallo there.

    My name is JAY from Malaysia, I am planning a London Paris and Amsterdam tour. Start and finish in London. As I would like to visit my former university in Manchester at the end of the tour.
    Do you have a ground arrangement and tour for that route. Or what is your advise on my tour plan.

    I have been to all those places in 1990″s, my student time, and would like to take my wife at this time

    Looking forward for your advice. Planning in March 2020.
    Thank you.

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  5. hello from Washington DC! Thanks for this website with plethora of travel information for families. Most of the travelling blogs focus mostly on adults or backpacking individuals. Your website is well organized and neatly written with a lot of useful information.
    I and my husband are planning on a family trip to central Europe in June 2020 for three weeks. My husband is an avid hiker, he loves to hike and he has been to Argentina and the Himalayan base camp hiking trips in recent years. I and my kids are not so much, however, we do some amount of hiking in local national parks during the warm seasons.
    We have a 16 year old (in May) son and a 12 year old daughter. I am thinking it would be nice if we could alternate city and nature visits.
    So far, from all the useful information from your website, I have short-listed these places–
    1. Czechia (Prague)
    2. Poland (Krakow)
    3. Slovakia (Tatras and Bratislava or Kosice)
    4. Croatia (Zagreb and ??)
    5. Slovenia (Lake Bled and ??)
    6. Hungary (Budapest)
    7. Austria (Vienna)
    8. Back to Prague and fly home.

    Do you have any suggestions in terms of the itinerary or anything in general?


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      Hello Anitha. I’m glad you like our website! You have some wonderful places listed! Here is the route that I recommend: Prague -> Krakow -> Tatras -> Kosice -> Budapest -> Croatia -> Slovenia -> Vienna -> maybe Bratislava -> Prague. This forms a loop so you won’t do much backtracking. In Croatia, stick with northern Croatia. With everything you have listed, you won’t have enough time to get down to Drubrovnik. In northern Croatia, you can visit Plitvice Lakes and the Istrian Peninsula. In Slovenia, Ljubljana is very nice and you could spend a few days in Lake Bled or Kranjska Gora and day trip from here. Bratislava is an easy day trip from Vienna. When driving from Slovenia to Vienna, depending on how your timing works out for your itinerary, you could visit Hallstatt on the way, if you have an extra day in your itinerary. Hallstatt is a very popular, crowded destination, but it is very pretty. Bratislava may not quite have the same wow factor, but with lower crowds, we enjoyed our visit to Bratislava a lot more than Hallstatt. Driving between all of these destinations is very easy. Everything on your list is in the Schengen zone, except for Croatia. When you drive into and out of Croatia, you will go through a border crossing and have to show your passport. Also make your rental car company aware of all of the countries you plan on visiting. If you have any other questions as you plan your trip, don’t hesitate to reach out to us again. Cheers, Julie

  6. Greetings from Asia (Malaysia to be exact :D).

    I was scratching my head to plan our first trip to Europe until I saw your blog here. I find it really helpful especially those travel advises, sample itineraries and those reminders before planning a trip to Europe!
    This will my first time travelling to Europe along with my hubbie for our 14-day honeymoon, we have planned for visits to Santorini beaches (preferably pink & non-nude beaches) and Athens in Greece, Serbia and Switzerland. What sort of itinerary and modes of transport along the whole journey do you propose?

    Many thanks in advance, Julie.

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      Hello Jacklyn. Sounds like you are planning a very nice honeymoon! I recommend flying between Athens, Serbia, and Switzerland. You will need roughly 5 days for Greece (2 days in Athens and 3 in Santorini). We have not been to Serbia yet so I am not sure how much time you will need there. As for Switzerland, anywhere from 7 to 10 days would be great. With 7 days, you could fly to Zurich, spend 1 or 2 days in Lucerne, and put the rest of your time in the Bernese Oberland (stay in Murren, Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, or Grindelwald). You might want to consider taking out Serbia and just putting your time into Switzerland and Greece. They are two very different experiences and it would be nice to take a little more time in each place, rather than trying to add on a 3rd country. However, if you have a strong desire to visit Serbia, you can squeeze it in, you will just need to sacrifice some time in Switzerland. In Greece, you can fly or take the ferry between Santorini and Athens (flying is much faster). In Switzerland, use the train to get around. Cheers, Julie

  7. Hi,

    We are planning for a 20-day Europe + London trip starting on 14th June, 2020 with 6 adults and 2-kids (5 & 8). We will be arriving in Munich and then plan to cover Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Paris and spend last 4-days in London since our return flight is from London.

    Would you mind suggesting an itinerary for above dates? Also, are you allowed to rent 9-seater from Munich and drive through above listed countries? Just want to make sure that way we don’t end up getting into any issues.

    Look forward to hearing back. Thanks!

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      20 days in Europe…nice!! There isn’t one specific itinerary on this list that I would recommend. And I think that you are trying to fit a lot into 20 days. I recommend eliminating Italy. I think you need 8 to 10 days to make a visit to Italy worth it and that will use up about half of your time. Italy, on its own, would make a great future trip.

      With 20 days, here is a general route you can follow with time estimates: Munich (2 days) -> Prague (3 days) -> Vienna (2 days) -> Salzburg and Hallstatt (2 days) -> Innsbruck (1 day) -> Lucerne with day trips (3 days) -> Paris (3 days) -> London (4 days).

      Yes, you should be able to rent a vehicle for this itinerary. The fee to drop off a car in a different country than you picked it up has gotten to be very expensive, so you might want to research this before finalizing your itinerary. Autoeurope.com is a good place to start your search. You will save a lot of money if you start and end in Munich (and then fly or take a train to London). For our itinerary above, go back to Munich after Innsbruck, drop off the van, take the train to Paris and/or Switzerland for a few days, and then continue to London.

      Cheers, Julie

  8. Very nice descriptions . I am planning with family 7 members ,to Munich on 5th April 2020 and return from Amsterdam on 14th April 2020. Can any suggest itinerary of Germany and neetherland.

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      Hello. You could spend 2 days in Munich and 2 days in Amsterdam. You have about 8 days for travel so this uses up half of your time. For the other four days, you could visit the Bavaria region, drive the Romantic Road, or visit Nuremberg and Cologne. To do the Romantic Road and Bavaria, a rental car would be helpful but you could also organize tours from Munich. To get to Nuremberg, Cologne, and then Amsterdam, you could take the train. Cheers, Julie

  9. Wonderful read … I am planning my second Europe Trip .. first we did only Switzerland and v satisfied with it .. I want to three cities London Paris and Amsterdam with a 12 -14 days itinery.. could u suggest how I can go about . Thanks

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  10. Great article! We’ve been to Rome, Florence and Venice years ago. Now our daughter is studying for the semester in Rome and is taking weekend jaunts to Amalfi coast, Tuscany, Ireland, Paris and London (and maybe more). We are planning to visit and see Rome with her again (throwing that coin in the trevi worked lol) and also take her to Venice. But with the cheap flights to Paris and London I’m wondering how if we can squeeze it all in? I’ll be there prob 10 days, my husband is coming later. You’ve got me thinking 😐

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      Hello Nancy. What a great place to study abroad!! It sounds like you would like to see Rome, Venice, London, and Paris in 10 days. It’s possible but you might feel like you are in a race. Two days in Venice is enough time to see the main sights. If you want to see Rome with your daughter, you probably need at least 2 days, maybe 3. So that leaves you with 5 days, not including any time you need to travel to/from the US.

      You could fly to London or Paris to take advantage of the cheap flights and then catch a short flight the same day to Rome. Spend a few days in Rome, a few days in Venice, and then travel back to London or Paris and do some sightseeing here. You can see both cites very quickly or just choose one and thoroughly explore it. It’s very easy to spend a full, busy 5 days in London without running out of things to do. Fly home from London or Paris.

      Hope this helps! Cheers, Julie

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