25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Verbier, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Portofino, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Kassel, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Paris, France
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Verbier, Switzerland

— 4 nights
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Bring the kids along to Ski Service and Fondation Pierre Gianadda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verbier: Zoo Et Piscine des Marecottes (in Les Marecottes), Les Bains de Lavey (in Lavey-les-Bains) and Les Mines De Sel De Bex (in Bex). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Karting Extreme Verbier, take an in-depth tour of Barryland - Musee Et Chiens Du St-Bernard, make a trip to Tour Bayart, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Verbier trip itinerary app.

Zug to Verbier is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Portofino.

Things to do in Verbier

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Spas

Side Trips

Portofino, Italy

— 2 nights
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, view the masterpieces at Galleria d'Arte Portofino, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giorgio, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Marina di Portofino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the striking features of Oratorio di Nostra Signora Assunta, then look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, and finally enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Portofino trip planning site.

Getting from Verbier to Portofino by car takes about 5 hours. In December in Portofino, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Cinque Terre, Italy

— 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, relax and rejuvenate at Cinque Terre Wellness, then stop by Cinque Terre Trekking Gear Shop, then take some stellar pictures from View Point Corniglia, and finally take some stellar pictures from Bar Terza Terra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, walk around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, then make a trip to Palazzata a Mare, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giovanni Battista.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre travel app.

You can drive from Portofino to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Portofino in December, with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, then examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg tour builder tool.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Salzburg in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cinque Terre in December; daily highs in Salzburg reach 6°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 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.
Attractions like Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get great views at Petřín, and make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kassel.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Kassel, Germany

— 2 nights

Capital of the German Fairy Tale Route

Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.
On the 2nd (Sun), appreciate the history behind Hercules Monument, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Wilhelmshohe, then walk around Bergpark, and finally admire the sheer force of Steinhofer Wasserfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): meet the residents at Tierpark Sababurg, don't miss a visit to Gaenseliesel, then explore the historical opulence of Orangerie, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Kurhessen Therme.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kassel trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Prague to Kassel in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In January, daily temperatures in Kassel can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Kassel

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Spas

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Haarlem to see Frans Hals Museum about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amsterdam sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kassel to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Kassel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Attractions like Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, La Galerie des Batailles, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, enjoy breathtaking views from Montparnasse Tower, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.