24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Jose, Costa Rica
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
train:  4​h
2
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
flight:  2​h 30​min
4
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: San Jose, Costa Rica


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1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, take a stroll through Haidhausen, and then admire the natural beauty at Nymphenburg Palace.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Munich road trip planner .

San Jose, Costa Rica to Munich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from San Jose to Munich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Jose in April, things will get cooler in Munich: highs are around 57°F and lows about 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Haidhausen ©
Haidhausen

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Popular historic sites such as Belvedere Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and MuseumsQuartier Wien. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade), wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner .

You can take a train from Munich to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. April in Vienna sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visit Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Theater of Dionysus, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, and take a stroll through Plaka.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vienna to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vienna in April, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between 70°F and 55°F. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria Francesca Delle Cinque Piaghe, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, take a stroll through Piazza dei Martiri, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento ai Martiri Napoletani, then don't miss a visit to Decumani di Napoli, and finally contemplate the long history of Underground Naples.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Naples visit planning app .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Naples takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palatine Hill and Pantheon. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza Navona and Colosseum. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Pitti Palace and Piazzale Michelangelo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate the long history of Piazza San Giovanni, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence journey builder website .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Doge's Palace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di San Marco and St Mark's Campanile. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Ca' d'Oro, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Milano and Il Cenacolo are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Castello Sforzesco and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, look for gifts at Enoteca Iemmallo, buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and make a trip to Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from Venice to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. April in Milan sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 2nd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

To see more things to do and tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner .

Getting from Milan to Zurich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, Zurich is little chillier than Milan - with highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites
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Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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