29 days in Europe & Mexico Itinerary

29 days in Europe & Mexico Itinerary

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1
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
3
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
9
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
10
Mexico City, Mexico
— 4 nights

1
night
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, see the interesting displays at Nordisk bibelmuseum, thentake an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Oslo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in December, things will get cooler in Oslo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet ©
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, thensee the interesting displays at Skansen, thenadmire the masterpieces at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, and finally explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Storkyrkan, take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, thentake an in-depth tour of Medeltidsmuseet, thensee the interesting displays at Fotografiska Stockholm, and finally admire the masterpieces at Magasin III Museum for Contemporary Art.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Stockholm trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Oslo in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Stockholm, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wieliczka Salt Mine and Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lost Souls Alley and Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Krakow itinerary planner.

Fly from Stockholm to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Krakow are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Lost Souls Alley ©
Lost Souls Alley
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Get some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Suleymaniye Cami and Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria Draperis Church, delve into the distant past at Valens Aqueduct, and steep yourself in history at Rumeli Fortress.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul visit planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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 23rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thentake in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, thenadmire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Salzburger Weihnachtsmuseum.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip planning tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Salzburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Salzburg, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Salzburg when traveling from Istanbul in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Albertina and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and The Third Man Museum. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the exhibits of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, and don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Vienna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hradcany and Church of Our Lady before Tyn. Let the collections at Powder Tower and Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague capture your imagination. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, stop by Lesser Town, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip app.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Hradcany ©
Hradcany

2
nights
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 1st (Sat), contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, thensee the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, thenappreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

4
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapultepec Castle and Museo del Templo Mayor. Step off the beaten path and head to Palacio de Bellas Artes and Historic Center (Centro Historico). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, examine the collection at Museo Memoria y Tolerancia, browse the exhibits of Museo Frida Kahlo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City travel website.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Mexico City takes 17.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Berlin to Mexico City. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center (Centro Historico) ©
Historic Center (Centro Historico)
Chapultepec Castle ©
Chapultepec Castle
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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