17 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

17 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
— 1 day
Fly:  7 h 15 min
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
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Beatenberg, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
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Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
9
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
10
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Doha, Qatar

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Doha, Qatar

Doha ©
Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, explore the world behind art at Museum of Islamic Art, and then take in the pleasant sights at Souq Waqif.

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If you are flying in from Qatar, the closest major aiport is Hamad International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Doha

Museums Shopping
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Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions
Souq Waqif ©
Souq Waqif
Museum of Islamic Art ©
Museum of Islamic Art

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, thentake a stroll through Old Town, and then look for gifts at Barenland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, thenwander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, thensee the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally make a trip to Sechselautenplatz.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

You can fly from Doha to Zurich in 10 hours. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Doha in December, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Beatenberg.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

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Beatenberg, Switzerland

Beatenberg
Beatenberg is a municipality in the Interlaken district of the canton of Bern in Switzerland.HistoryBeatenberg is first mentioned in 1275 as super rupes. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Niederhorn Cable-car, thendon't miss a visit to Panoramabrucke Sigriswil, and then head outdoors with Trotti-Bike Niederhorn.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Beatenberg day trip site.

Getting from Zurich to Beatenberg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Beatenberg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Panoramabrucke Sigriswil
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 17th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, thenfly down the slopes at Tschentenalp, thenfly down the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, and finally snap pictures at Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenget outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A., thensee the interesting displays at Grindelwald Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Haarige Kuh Brauerei.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Interlaken tour itinerary planning site.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Beatenberg. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Skigebiet Metsch, Air-Glaciers, S.A., Grindelwald Museum, Tschentenalp, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Tschentenalp ©
Tschentenalp
Grindelwald Museum ©
Grindelwald Museum

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Geneva tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Interlaken in December: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 6°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris travel route builder.

Getting from Geneva to Paris by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Geneva in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 3°C in Paris. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, have some family-friendly fun at Louny Parc, thendon't miss a visit to Des Vagues Et des Mots Librairie, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Dames.

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Drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Des Vagues Et des Mots Librairie, Abbaye aux Dames
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Des Vagues Et des Mots Librairie ©
Des Vagues Et des Mots Librairie

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Maison de l'Artichaut and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, admire the striking features of Prince's Palace, and then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Monte-Carlo itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mont-Saint-Michel to Monte-Carlo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in December, expect nights in Monte-Carlo to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Prince's Palace
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Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, get your game on at SENSAS Nice, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nice holiday planner.

Nice is just a short distance from Monte-Carlo. In December, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Place Massena ©
Place Massena
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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