9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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9 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt, Germany
Fly:  6​h
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Echternach, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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


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2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website .

Frankfurt, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Echternach.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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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. On the 22nd (Tue), learn about all things military at MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, hike along Mullerthal Trail, and then admire the landmark architecture of Abbey of Echternach.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Echternach trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Echternach in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Echternach

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

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

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

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Traveling by flight from Echternach to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough 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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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, 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 admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in October: high temperatures in Florence hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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