38 days in Western Europe Itinerary

38 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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38 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: George Town, Malaysia
Fly:  18​h
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
11
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: George Town, Malaysia

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner .

George Town, Malaysia to Amsterdam is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, train, and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from George Town to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from George Town in December: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, make a trip to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Brussels trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Brussels sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

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

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and stroll around Hyde Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read London day trip site .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, walk around St Stephens Green, and see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dublin day trip website .

Fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Belém Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In January, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, hit the slopes at Puerto de Navacerrada - Estacion de Esqui, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid tour planner .

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. In January, Madrid is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Las Ramblas, examine the collection at Casa Batllo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome travel route planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Florence sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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 ©

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
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 25th (Sat), explore the activities along Canal Grande, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, Venice is slightly colder than Florence - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vienna sightseeing app .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In January, Vienna is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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