29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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Vienna, Austria

— 6 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vienna day trip planning site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Vienna International Airport. June in Vienna sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): wander the streets of Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online itinerary planner.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Wieliczka Salt Mine, explore the galleries of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and then stop by Kazmierz The Former Jewish District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, steep yourself in history at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Krakow online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Berlin, Germany

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Berlin road trip planning website.

Getting from Krakow to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 7th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, browse the exhibits of Amalienborg, then explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, then take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and finally take a stroll through Christiania. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pick up some new knowledge with Copenhagen ZOO, don't miss a visit to National Museum of Denmark, then get a new perspective on nature at Medical Museion, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and finally appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen road trip tool.

You can fly from Berlin to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Arnhem.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Classes · Zoos & Aquariums

Arnhem, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Little Hague of the East

Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II. The operation was significant enough to be the subject of a movie, "A Bridge Too Far." Many who go to Arnhem do so for its historical museums, war monuments, museum of modern art, and the Burgers' zoo.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll around Park Sonsbeek, examine the collection at Kroller-Muller Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, and finally get to know the resident critters at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hoge Veluwe National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Arnhem tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Arnhem takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Arnhem can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Arnhem

Parks · Nature · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 2 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luxembourg City: Vianden Castle (in Vianden) and Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City tour site.

You can drive from Arnhem to Luxembourg City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. July in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Luxembourg City to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and finally don't miss a visit to Riffelsee. On your second day here, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Zermatt online route planner.

Getting from Paris to Zermatt by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot, then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then explore the activities along Lake Brienz, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen, and then trek along The Eiger.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Luxembourg travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Castles · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.