14 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Fly
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Geneva, Switzerland
Train
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Fribourg, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Stresa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Colico, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Pavia, Italy
Drive
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Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Finale Ligure, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Sanremo, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 1 day

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 26th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and then stroll around Vondelpark.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam travel route builder tool.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Geneva takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in December; daily highs in Geneva reach 6°C and lows reach 0°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Fribourg.
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Fribourg, Switzerland — 3 nights

The canton of Fribourg is located in western Switzerland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fribourg: Thun (Sammlung Historischer Panzer der Armee, Foundation Historical Swiss Army Material, &more), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres). There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Nicolas, admire the natural beauty at Jardin botanique de l'Université de Fribourg, and make a trip to L'Hotel de Ville.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fribourg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Fribourg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Fribourg, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, then stop by Savinelli Shop, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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Traveling by car from Fribourg to Milan takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Fribourg in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Stresa.
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Stresa, Italy — 1 night

Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale della Beata Vergine Assunta, don't miss a visit to Antico Olmo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Madonna della Guardia, explore the fascinating underground world of Antica Cava di Ornavasso, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna del Boden, and finally stop by Ferri Cristina.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Stresa trip site.

You can drive from Milan to Stresa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Milan in December since evenings lows in Stresa dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Colico.
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Colico, Italy — 1 night

Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. On the 2nd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio, take in breathtaking views at Orrido di Bellano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Nazaro e Celso, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, and finally steep yourself in history at Molino Maufet.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Colico day trip app.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Colico takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Lugano.
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Lugano, Switzerland — 1 night

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lugano trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Colico to Lugano takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Pavia.
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Pavia, Italy

Pavia is a town and comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po. To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pavia online route planner.

Drive from Lugano to Pavia in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Pavia can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Genoa.
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Genoa, Italy — 1 night

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 3rd (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Spianata Castelletto, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and finally admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Genoa holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Pavia to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Pavia in January, with highs in Genoa at 13°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Finale Ligure.
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Finale Ligure, Italy — 1 night

Finale Ligure is a comune on the Gulf of Genoa in the Province of Savona in Liguria, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): make a trip to Finalborgo, then kick back and relax at Baia dei Saraceni, then Head underground at Grotte di Toirano, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Albenga.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Finale Ligure road trip planning website.

Getting from Genoa to Finale Ligure by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. January in Finale Ligure sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sanremo.
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Sanremo, Italy — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Statua della Vittoria, don't miss a visit to Bordighera Alta, then grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, then appreciate the history behind Mike Bongiorno Statue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Russian Orthodox Church (San Basilio).

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sanremo holiday builder tool.

Getting from Finale Ligure to Sanremo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. January in Sanremo sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monte-Carlo.
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco — 2 nights

Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Casino Square, and explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Monte-Carlo itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Sanremo to Monte-Carlo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.
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