9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Frankfurt, Germany
Fly + Train:  6 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
2
Echternach, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
End: Trieste, Italy

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Mondial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam holiday maker tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Echternach.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mondial Museum
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Echternach, Luxembourg

Echternach ©
Echternach is a commune with town status in the canton of Echternach, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher, in eastern Luxembourg. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): browse the exhibits of MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, then head outdoors with Mullerthal Trail, and then admire the striking features of Abbey of Echternach.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Echternach trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Echternach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Echternach are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Echternach

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mullerthal Trail, MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire
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Mullerthal Trail ©
Mullerthal Trail
MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire ©
MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire
Abbey of Echternach ©
Abbey of Echternach

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, then make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Zurich vacation builder site.

Getting from Echternach to Zurich by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Florence trip maker website.

You can fly from Zurich to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in October; daily highs in Florence reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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