17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zell im Zillertal, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Annecy, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Landesmuseum. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Zurich.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary builder.

Durham, USA to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Zurich is 6 hours. Traveling from Durham in October, expect Zurich to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. Gallen.

Things to do in Zurich

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:

St. Gallen, Switzerland

— 1 night
The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the St. Gallen trip planning site.

You can drive from Zurich to St. Gallen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 45°F. You'll set off for Munich on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in St. Gallen

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
You've now added St. Peter's Church to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, then steep yourself in history at Asamkirche, and finally make a trip to Marienplatz.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Munich route planner.

Getting from St. Gallen to Munich by car takes about 3 hours. In October in Munich, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Zell im Zillertal.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

Zell im Zillertal, Austria

— 2 nights
On the 29th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, then explore the historical opulence of Kufstein Fortress, and then explore the activities along Achensee. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Gletscherblickalm Hochkrimml, admire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), and then let little ones run wild at Spruce Tree Castle.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zell im Zillertal trip planner.

Getting from Munich to Zell im Zillertal by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Zell im Zillertal can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zell im Zillertal

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 31st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Correr. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and then appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana.

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You can drive from Zell im Zillertal to Venice in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Zell im Zillertal in October, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 66°F and 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Glacier Express has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt online attractions planner.

You can drive from Venice to Zermatt in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 6th (Mon), you're off to Annecy.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:

Annecy, France

— 1 night

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 6th (Mon), don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Annecy trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Annecy takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In November in Annecy, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

Your day by day itinerary now includes Landesmuseum. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stroll around Lindenhofplatz and then take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Annecy to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 8: