16 days in Western Europe & Bled Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe & Bled Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Murren, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
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Modena, Italy
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then make a trip to Louvre Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Atelier des Lumieres, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Vincennes, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Latin Quarter.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect nights in Paris to be colder, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Murren.

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Murren, Switzerland

— 4 nights
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Via Ferrata and Blumental Panorama Trail. Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael and Kleine Scheidegg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Stockhorn (in Erlenbach im Simmental), Trotti-Bike Niederhorn (in Beatenberg) and St. Beatus Hoehlen (in Sundlauenen). The adventure continues: trek along North face Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Allmendhubel, head outdoors with Loetschberger-Suedrampe, and stroll through The Eiger.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Murren online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Paris to Murren. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Murren

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Cinque Terre, Italy

— 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Monumento a San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madonnina della Punta, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ex Gallerie, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Porto Pidocchio, and finally hike along Levanto to Monterosso Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Murren to Cinque Terre. In June, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Modena.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

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Modena, Italy

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Madonna Pellegrina and then examine the collection at Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Modena itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Modena in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

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Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 14th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Corridoio Vasariano. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Via Cavour Firenze, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then kick back and relax at Easy Living, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally get engrossed in the history at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Modena to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Bled, Slovenia

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and finally make a trip to Prisank Mountain Window. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally hike along Golden Horn Fairyland.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Bled takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in June; daily highs in Bled reach 77°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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