13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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13 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Diego, United States
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: San Diego, United States

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 17th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt). Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zurich online day trip planner .

San Diego, USA to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Diego to Zurich. Traveling from San Diego in May, things will get a bit cooler in Zurich: highs are around 65°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)

2
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.
On the 19th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, and then kick back and relax at Sabbianera Super Beach. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at V Lounge Beach Club and then stroll through Point Break.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Zurich to Rome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, Rome is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Point Break, Sabbianera Super Beach
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Clement Basilica ©
St. Clement Basilica
Point Break ©
Point Break

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 21st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Tuscany MTB Guide.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence online travel planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

Tuscany MTB Guide
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Tuscany MTB Guide ©
Tuscany MTB Guide
Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno ©
Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno

2
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 22nd (Tue): appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Playa de Sitges. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Florence to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trip

La Playa de Sitges
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll through Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Elia Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Armenistis Lighthouse, experience rural life at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agrari Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Mykonos Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Armenistis Lighthouse, Platis Gialos Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Agrari Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): kick back and relax at Strandbad Tegeler See and then steep yourself in history at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace (Schloss Charlottenburg), and then kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin travel route builder .

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen ©
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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