20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Pune, India
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4​h 30​min
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Pune, India

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): make a trip to Stephansplatz, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, then admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary tool .

Pune, India to Vienna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Pune to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

3
nights
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.
Munich is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich attractions planner .

Drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Munich are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip maker app .

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

3
nights
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, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Berlin to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), Zurich (Lake Zurich & Fraumünster Church) and Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken (in Matten bei Interlaken). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Paris to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Zurich, Parasailing & Paragliding, Jungfraujoch
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Arena di Verona (in Verona) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

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You can fly from Lucerne to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Lucerne in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arena di Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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