13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Hannover, Germany
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten.

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Hyderabad, India to Frankfurt is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Hyderabad to Frankfurt, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in December, things will get much colder in Frankfurt: highs are around 7°C and lows about 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Hannover.

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Hannover, Germany

— 2 nights

City of Fairs

Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marktkirche.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hannover vacation planner.

Fly from Frankfurt to Hannover in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Hannover sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Cologne.

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Historic Sites · Parks
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Cologne, Germany

— 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, then make a trip to Cologne Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cologne trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Hannover to Cologne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

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Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, make a trip to Atomium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brussels online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cologne to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

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Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

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