28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
3
Rotterdam, Holland
— 1 day
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
6
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  4​h
7
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
8
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
10
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
subway:  30​min
11
Vatican City, Italy
— 1 day
train:  10​h
12
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
13
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
14
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Vancouver, Canada

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt trip itinerary planning app .

Vancouver, Canada to Frankfurt is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Frankfurt due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You'll set off for Amsterdam on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel, Dam Square and Red Light District. On the 30th (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience and then take a stroll through Red Light District. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then don't miss a visit to Dam Square, and finally see the interesting displays at Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Amsterdam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience

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day
Rotterdam, Holland

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blaak Markt as well as Kijk-Kubus. On the 2nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Kijk-Kubus and then look for gifts at Blaak Markt.

Start your trip to Rotterdam by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Rotterdam sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kijk-Kubus ©
Kijk-Kubus

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, Belgian Comic Strip Center and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Rotterdam to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan

5
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.
You've added Printemps, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and other attractions to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off toGeneva.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Paris in December; daily highs in Geneva reach 6°C and lows reach 0°C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toMilan.

Things to do in Zermatt

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Maria delle Grazie as well as Via Manzoni. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, then get a taste of the local shopping with Via Manzoni, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria delle Grazie.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary app .

Take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and other attractions you added. Step out of Florence to go to Pisa and see Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Milan, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Arco di Costantino, Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, pause for some photo ops at Arco di Costantino, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Piazza di Spagna.

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

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a subway to Vatican City.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
day
Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sistine Chapel. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the landmark architecture of Sistine Chapel, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vatican City trip itinerary builder tool .

Vatican City is just a short distance from Rome. December in Vatican City sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Piazza Navona
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Stephansplatz, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna day trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vatican City to Vienna. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vatican City in December: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 26th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace and then make a trip to Marienplatz.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Munich trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Munich, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Aalen.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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