15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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 17th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Big Ben, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then stroll around St. James's Park, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our London route maker.

Durban, South Africa to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Durban to London is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Durban in December, expect London to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
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 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, see the interesting displays at Atomium, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Brussels journey builder site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Brussels sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Horta Museum (Musee Horta) ©
Horta Museum (Musee Horta)

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then don't miss a visit to Potsdamer Platz, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin road trip planning site.

You can fly from Brussels to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip maker.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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.
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Budapest to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in December, with highs in Rome at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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