22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 1 night
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
6
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
7
Zakopane, Poland
— 1 night
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
10
Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
11
Colmar, France
— 4 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, thenappreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris route builder site.

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect nights in Paris to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Markt, appreciate the history behind Oude Griffie, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, look for gifts at Chocolat Oe Praline, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bruges online route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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 25th (Fri), make a trip to Tower Bridge, thenadmire the masterpieces at Saatchi Gallery, thenexplore the world behind art at National Gallery, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, thendon't miss a visit to Big Ben, thentake in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and train from Bruges to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bruges to London is minus 1 hour. In December in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saatchi Gallery ©
Saatchi Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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 27th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, thenget a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, thenpause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Berlin tour planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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 28th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Kafka House, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and then find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Prague online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Prague are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 30th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, thencontemplate the long history of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. December in Krakow sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

1
night
Zakopane, Poland

Zakopane ©
Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Giewont Mountain, thenmake a trip to Krupowki Street, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zakopane trip maker tool.

You can drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, Zakopane is slightly colder than Krakow - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain
Krupowki Street ©
Krupowki Street

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Zakopane to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zakopane in January; daily highs in Budapest reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, thenexplore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally stroll through Mirabell Palace.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Budapest to Salzburg by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

2
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, make a trip to Barrage Vauban, wander the streets of La Petite France, thenexamine the collection at Palais de Rohan, and finally don't miss a visit to Gare de Strasbourg. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at European Parliament Strasbourg, stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally take an in-depth tour of Alsatian Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip itinerary maker tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from Salzburg to Strasbourg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in January, Strasbourg is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Colmar.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

4
nights
Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Colmar is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Unterlinden, admire the striking features of Maison Schongauer, and look for gifts at TONIN Creations l'Atelier Amoureux.

To find maps and tourist information, read Colmar journey builder site.

Drive from Strasbourg to Colmar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Corps de Garde
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Old Town ©
Old Town
TONIN Creations l'Atelier Amoureux ©
TONIN Creations l'Atelier Amoureux

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