19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 1 night
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
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Colmar, France
— 1 night
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany

— 1 night

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 1st (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten, then admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum, then admire the striking features of Grabkapelle auf dem Wuerttemberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Fernsehturm Stuttgart, wander the streets of Konigstrasse, and then steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Stuttgart online holiday builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Stuttgart is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Stuttgart. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May; daily highs in Stuttgart reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Baden-Baden, Germany

— 1 night

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 3rd (Tue), delve into the distant past at Romische Badruinen, see where the ancients bathed at Friedrichsbad, then try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, and finally don't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Baden-Baden online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Baden-Baden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Baden-Baden can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Baths · Spas · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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Strasbourg, France

— 1 night

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
On the 4th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and then wander the streets of La Petite France.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Strasbourg day trip site.

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Strasbourg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Colmar.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Colmar, France

— 1 night

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): do a tasting at Kuentz-Bas, learn about winemaking at Domaine Humbrecht 1619, and then take a stroll through Little Venice.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Colmar trip builder tool.

Getting from Strasbourg to Colmar by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Colmar are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Colmar

Wineries · Neighborhoods

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Montreux, Switzerland

— 1 night
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon and then indulge your senses at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montreux driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Colmar to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Montreux

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

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Interlaken, Switzerland

— 2 nights
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 7th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Dahlholzli, then explore the activities along Aare River, and then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Interlaken day trip app.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Shopping

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Lucerne, Switzerland

— 1 night
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lucerne online trip builder.

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Lucerne sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum and then wander the streets of Old Town.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich travel route builder website.

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Zurich, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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St. Moritz, Switzerland

— 1 night
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Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Piz Corvatsch, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to St. Moritz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect St. Moritz to be little chillier, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Spas

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Lugano, Switzerland

— 1 night

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma, then walk around Parco San Grato, and then explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lugano trip planner.

Getting from St. Moritz to Lugano by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, Lugano is somewhat warmer than St. Moritz - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Milan, Italy

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more), Genoa (Aquarium of Genoa & Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova) and Turin (Museo Egizio & Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milan trip maker site.

Getting from Lugano to Milan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In May in Milan, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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