22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Villers-Bretonneux, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Jena, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the London tour builder app.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in London hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Villers-Bretonneux.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

Villers-Bretonneux, France

— 2 nights
Villers-Bretonneux is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.GeographyVillers-Bretonneux is situated some 19 km due east of Amiens, on the D1029 road and the A29 motorway.Villers-Bretonneux borders a particularly flat landscape towards the east, which can be considered as the western boundary of the Santerre plateau and the limit East of the Amiénois.The territory of the commune is crossed by the old national road 29 (current RD 1029), perfectly rectilinear road following the route of the ancient Roman road linking Amiens to Saint-Quentin in the Aisne. On the 22nd (Wed), stroll the grounds of Australian National Memorial, make a trip to Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebieres, steep yourself in history at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, then enjoy breathtaking views from Ulster Memorial Tower, and finally take in the history at Tank Corps Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Franco-Australian Museum, stroll the grounds of Adelaide Cemetery, examine the collection at Musee Somme 1916, don't miss a visit to Lochnagar Crater, then pause for some photo ops at Thiepval Memorial, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Authuille Military Cemetery.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Villers-Bretonneux trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from London to Villers-Bretonneux takes 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Villers-Bretonneux can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Villers-Bretonneux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

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 (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), contemplate the long history of Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then examine the collection at Atomium, and then find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Villers-Bretonneux to Brussels in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Tours · Museums

Cologne, Germany

— 2 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at Chocolate Museum, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Phantasialand.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cologne visit planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Cologne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Cologne

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frankfurt, Germany

— 2 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get great views at Main Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, then contemplate the long history of Goethe House, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountain of Justice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Romer, steep yourself in history at The Hauptwache, then snap pictures at Iron Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt road trip app.

You can take a train from Cologne to Frankfurt in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Jena.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Jena, Germany

— 1 night
Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia. On the 30th (Thu), examine the collection at Duchess Anna Amalia Library, walk around Park an der Ilm, admire the natural beauty at Goethes Gartenhaus, then admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten, and finally see the sky in a new way at Zeiss-Planetarium.

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You can drive from Frankfurt to Jena in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Frankfurt in June, you will find days in Jena are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Jena

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get great views at Petřín, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka statue.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Prague road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Jena to Prague takes 3.5 hours. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Fun & Games

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, explore the activities along English Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lake Lucerne). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Zurich day trip tool.

You can fly from Munich to Zurich in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip