19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Zermatt
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and finally don't miss a visit to 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4, browse the eclectic array of goods at Leadenhall Market, appreciate the extensive heritage of Abbey Road, then make a trip to Trafalgar Square, then stroll around St. James's Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read London trip tool.

Seattle, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in January, and nighttime lows around 36°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for Zermatt.

Things to do in London

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Zermatt, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hexenbar, Laderach, Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt, and other attractions you added. Take a break from Zermatt with a short trip to The Matterhorn in Matterhorn, about 4 hours away. It doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zermatt trip itinerary builder.

Getting from London to Zermatt by combination of flight and train takes about 9 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

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Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
You've added Ponte dell'Accademia, Ponte di Rialto, Canal Grande, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planning website.

Drive from Zermatt to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daytime highs in Venice are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Roman Forum, Trastevere, St. Peter's Basilica, and other attractions. On the 14th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, make a trip to Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then make a trip to Spanish Steps, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally wander the streets of Trastevere.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Venice in January; daily highs in Rome reach 55°F and lows reach 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Naples, Italy

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your list of things to see and do now includes Pompeii Archaeological Park, Forum, Via San Gregorio Armeno, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, make a trip to Spaccanapoli, and then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To find out how to plan a trip to Naples, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in January, and nighttime lows around 42°F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Red Light District as well as Dam Square. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planning app.

Fly from Naples to Amsterdam in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Naples in January, things will get a bit cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 43°F and lows about 34°F. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Reykjavik, Iceland

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour, Thermal Spas and Iceland Golden Circle Tours. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): catch all the local highlights with Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch all the local highlights with Iceland Golden Circle Tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Reykjavik in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in January, with highs in Reykjavik at 37°F and lows at 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Spas

Side Trips

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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.