28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Memorial of the Berlin Wall, East Side Gallery, The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and then steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Atlanta, USA to Berlin is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Berlin is 6 hours. You'll set off for Nuremberg on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums

Nuremberg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds) and then see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Hangman's Bridge, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, then contemplate the long history of Heilig-Geist-Spital, and finally examine the collection at Stadtmuseum im Fembo-Haus (City Museum at Fembo House).

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg tour itinerary builder app.

Take a train from Berlin to Nuremberg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. December in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F at night. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vienna.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at The Hofburg. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirche am Steinhof, and finally examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip builder site.

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Citadel, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and then don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Budapest online trip itinerary planner.

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 40°F, and evening lows to 29°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Trevi Fountain, Food Tours of Rome, Roman Forum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Let the collections at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Stanze di Raffaello capture your imagination. Visit Colosseum and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rome travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in December, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 57°F and 39°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Centro Storico and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Loggia dei Lanzi. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. You'll set off for Venice on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 19th (Sat), examine the collection at Doge's Palace and then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, then don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice road trip planning website.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 49°F and lows are around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee des Arts Forains. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, learn about all things military at The Army Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris trip maker tool.

Getting from Venice to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Atomium. Museum-lovers will appreciate Horta Museum (Musee Horta) and Belgian Comic Strip Center. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Autoworld, get a taste of the local shopping with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and admire the striking features of Guild Houses.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping