11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Miami, United States
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
5
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h
End: Miami, United States

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 22nd (Fri), engage your brain at Wellcome Collection, then stroll around Green Park, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and finally make a trip to Lego Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden, admire the masterpieces at Somerset House, catch a live event at Lord's Cricket Ground, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Brands, and finally don't miss a visit to Horse Guards Parade.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London day trip planning website.

Miami, USA to London is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Miami in May, things will get cooler in London: highs are around 62°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Wellcome Collection ©
Wellcome Collection
Green Park ©
Green Park
Lord's Cricket Ground ©
Lord's Cricket Ground

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, stroll through The Amstel, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam route planning tool.

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Portuguese Synagogue ©
Portuguese Synagogue
Fishing Charters & Tours
Herengracht ©
Herengracht

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Zurich is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Schanzengraben Canal and take a stroll through Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zurich journey website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods
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Schanzengraben Canal ©
Schanzengraben Canal

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the activities along Grunsee, don't miss a visit to Riffelsee, fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius. On your second day here, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Stellisee, then trek along 5-Seenweg, and finally stroll through Swiss Ski School Saas Fee.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Swiss Ski School Saas Fee
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Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg
Swiss Ski School Saas Fee ©
Swiss Ski School Saas Fee

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Sat), wander the streets of Quartier Montparnasse, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, admire the majestic nature at Parc de L'ile Saint Germain, then examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, and finally wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Memorial De La Shoah, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then admire the sheer force of La Grande Cascade, and finally snap pictures at Pont-Neuf.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Paris in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

La Grande Cascade, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Scuba & Snorkeling, Parc de L'ile Saint Germain
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Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups ©
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Scuba & Snorkeling
1st Arrondissement ©
1st Arrondissement

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