29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
4
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Let the collections at Train World and Atomium capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Antwerp (Walking tours & Museum Mayer van den Bergh) and Dijlepad (in Mechelen). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Autoworld, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural Sciences.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Brussels online trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Brussels is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in December, things will get colder in Brussels: highs are around 7°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Antwerp, Dijlepad, Fort Breendonk
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Train World ©
Train World

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.
Get some historical perspective at The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde and Historic Centre of Brugge. Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges and Historium Brugge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Ramparts Cemetery (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Begijnhof (in Kortrijk). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Markt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brugge Sint Jacobskerk, admire the landmark architecture of Huis Boechoute, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bruges attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Ramparts Cemetery, Begijnhof
Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Church of Our Lady Bruges ©
Church of Our Lady Bruges

2
nights
Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Musée de Montreux, thensteep yourself in history at Vieille-Ville de Montreux, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Vincent, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): stroll around Promenade Sur Les Quais De Montreux, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Vladimir Nabokov, and then examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Montreux vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Bruges to Montreux in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Musée de Montreux ©
Musée de Montreux

3
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov and Former Fink Cafe. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cesky Krumlov Castle and Minorite Monastery. Take a break from Cesky Krumlov with a short trip to Holasovice in Ceske Budejovice, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Vitus, examine the collection at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, contemplate the long history of Latran houses, and don't miss a visit to NamEsti Premysla Otakara II.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cesky Krumlov trip planning tool.

Getting from Montreux to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. In December, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ceske Budejovice
Highlights from your plan
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel ©
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel

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.
Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Lobkowicz Palace and Speculum Alchemiae Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip app.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Prague takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Prague, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
National Museum of Denmark and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Nyhavn and Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken) are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Slot, contemplate the long history of Our Saviour's Church, wander the streets of Stroeget, and admire the landmark architecture of Kastellet.

Plan trip to Copenhagen with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Christiansborg Slot ©
Christiansborg Slot

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet and Ostbanehallen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Norsk Folkemuseum and Oslomarka. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, examine the collection at 22 July Centre, take a stroll through Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, and get curious at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Oslo day trip tool.

Getting from Copenhagen to Oslo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Copenhagen in January since evenings lows in Oslo dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet ©
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

3
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Explore hidden gems such as The National Museum of Finland and The Aalto House. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and browse the exhibits of Mannerheim Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oslo in January: highs in Helsinki hover around -3°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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