39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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39 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 13 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
3
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Nuremberg, Germany
— Few hours
bus:  5​h
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  11​h
7
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
train:  2​h
8
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
End: Rome, Italy

13
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've added Callendar House, The Edinburgh Dungeon, Inverleith House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Royal Yacht Britannia. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling, Rosslyn Chapel, Paxton House, Callendar House
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

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 Musee Cognacq-Jay, Musee Nissim de Camondo, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, and other attractions to your itinerary. Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris journey app .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Edinburgh to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

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

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Circus Krone, Hofbrauhaus Munchen, Frauenkirche, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will appreciate Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. Change things up with a short trip to Schloss Neuschwanstein in Hohenschwangau (about 1h 30 min away).

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Munich sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Munich takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Munich hover around 41°F and lows are around 29°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, Schloss Linderhof
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

few
hours
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nuremberg Palace of Justice, Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände and Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds). Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), then see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, then step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally steep yourself in history at Nuremberg Palace of Justice.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nuremberg vacation maker app .

Getting from Munich to Nuremberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. December in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

2
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.
You've added Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, Dancing House, Cafe Slavia, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museum of Miniatures, view the masterpieces at Sternberg Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Schwarzenberg Palace, view the masterpieces at National Gallery Salm Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and finally contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace.

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Drive from Nuremberg to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Speculum Alchemiae Museum ©
Speculum Alchemiae Museum
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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.
You've added Museum of Illusions, Spanish Riding School, Wiener Staatsoper, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Appreciate the collections at Imperial Palace (Hofburg) and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral and see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vienna tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Vienna sees daily highs of 38°F and lows of 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

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

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ca' d'Oro, Museo di Palazzo Grimani, Gallerie dell'Accademia, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Palazzo Fortuny (Pesaro degli Orfei), explore the world behind art at Museo Correr, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Ca' Rezzonico. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, explore the galleries of Museo di Palazzo Grimani, and then step into the grandiose world of Ca' d'Oro.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in January; daily highs in Venice reach 47°F and lows reach 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile

4
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 Palazzo Medici Riccardi, The Medici Dynasty Show, Museo Leonardo Da Vinci, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. There's more to do: make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Venice in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 38°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

4
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 Chiesa del Gesu, Musei Capitolini, Roman Forum, and other attractions. Colosseum and Palatine Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. There's more to do: browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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