27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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27 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9​h
1
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Versailles, France
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
9
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: New Delhi, India

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Erlaufschlucht and Wachau Valley. You'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Melk (Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt & Melk Abbey) and Piaristenkirche (in Krems an der Donau). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), take in the spiritual surroundings of Votivkirche, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna travel itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Vienna is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Vienna, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in January: highs in Vienna hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Melk, Wachau Valley, Erlaufschlucht, Piaristenkirche
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

2
nights
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 22nd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

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You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Salzburg are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

2
nights
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 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle). On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, then see the interesting displays at MOOF Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Place St. Gery.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip website .

You can fly from Zurich to Brussels in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January in Brussels, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

4
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Gravensteen and Groeningemuseum. Beguinage (Begijnhof) and Belfry of Bruges are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Bruges, make a side trip to see Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve in Ghent, approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, admire the striking features of Huiz Perez de Malvenda, steep yourself in history at Huis Boechoute, and see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bruges road trip website .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Ghent
Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

2
nights
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 31st (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Breteuil, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Lambert, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles, then don't miss a visit to Place du Marche Notre-Dame, and finally don't miss a visit to Hotel de Ville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Louis, take in nature's colorful creations at L'Orangerie, step into the grandiose world of The Trianons & The Hamlet, then get engrossed in the history at Galerie des Carrosses, and finally contemplate the long history of Académie Équestre de Versailles.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Versailles online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Bruges to Versailles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Lambert, Chateau de Breteuil
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Breteuil ©
Chateau de Breteuil
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles ©
Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles

3
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.
Get outdoors at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip website .

Paris is just a stone's throw from Versailles. In February, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 5th (Wed), examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of the Old Chateau, and then steep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Palais Lascaris, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastère de Cimiez.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in February, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Menton
Highlights from your plan
Cemetery of the Old Chateau ©
Cemetery of the Old Chateau
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

3
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Stadtmuseum, admire the striking features of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spitalskirche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Wilten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Tyrolean Provincial Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum), examine the collection at Panorama and kaiserjager museum, then see the interesting displays at Tirol Panorama, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Innsbruck Hbf.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Innsbruck takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in February, expect Innsbruck to be a bit cooler, temps between 7°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum ©
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum

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