42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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42 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 12 nights
train:  2​h
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 8 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring the collection at Museum Island. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, gain insight at Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoo Berlin, and admire the natural beauty at Tiergarten.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerery planner.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major airports are Berlin-Tegel International Airport and Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport. In January in Berlin, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

12
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Mauritshuis (in The Hague) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, contemplate the long history of Rembrandt House Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Carpentier-Goegebeuer, The Bottle Shop, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand-Place, sample the tasty concoctions at Brasserie Cantillon, examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February in Brussels, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt

8
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 museums, sightseeing, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Schoenbrunn Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Vienna travel planner.

Getting from Brussels to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in February, plan for little chillier nights in Vienna, with lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

8
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for sightseeing, historic sites, spas, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Residence Parliament, test the waters at a local thermal spa, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Budapest travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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