11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Paris, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, thensteep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thenshop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip site.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

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

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), contemplate the long history of Grand Place, get your game on at VirtualRoom - Virtual Reality Brussels, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally explore the galleries of Atomium.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels attractions app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 25th (Fri), take a stroll through Lesser Town, take in the views from Charles Bridge, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, thenstroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, explore the world behind art at St. George's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenpartake in some friendly competition at CityQuester, and finally don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip builder tool.

Fly from Brussels to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
On the 27th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Albertina, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, thenponder the world of politics at Rathaus, thenexamine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vienna road trip site.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Vorosmarty Square (Vorosmarty ter), take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, thensteep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Varosligeti Ice Skating Rink, and finally indulge your taste buds at Central Market Hall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest road trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Il Presepe dei Netturbini, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally look for gifts at Giuliani Fabbrica Marrons Glaces & Cioccolateria.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planning website.

You can fly from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in December; daily highs in Rome reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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