15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe planner

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Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Train
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly to M. R. Štefánik Airport, Drive to Zilina
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Zilina, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then browse the exhibits of National Museum of Denmark, and finally don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Torvehallerne, get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, then look for gifts at Illums Bolighus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen road trip tool.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Copenhagen is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri Kirche, shop like a local with Jungfernstieg, then explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Townhall, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael's Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and finally examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature
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Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Popular historic sites such as Charlottenburg Palace and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 26th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; 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 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zilina.

Things to do in Prague

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Zilina, Slovakia

— 2 nights
Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. On the 28th (Tue), browse the different shops at Aupark and then make a trip to Marianske Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Povazske Muzeum v Ziline, take in the awesome beauty at Veľký Rozsutec, and then hike along Janosikove Diery.

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Explore your travel options from Prague to Zilina with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in Zilina can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Zilina

Trails · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Warsaw, Poland

— 3 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the world behind art at The National Museum in Warsaw, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Nowy Swiat, then stroll around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and then contemplate the long history of Palace on the Island.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zilina to Warsaw takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. December in Warsaw sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Zilina Region travel guide

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Water & Amusement Parks · Caves · Ski Areas
Take a trip to the Zilina Region and explore a range of natural attractions and man-made sights that make the area one of Slovakia's most picturesque destinations. The region's mountainous landscape is perfect for all sorts of outdoor activities, from skiing and hiking, to hunting and fishing. One of its most distinguishing features is the large number of subterranean cave systems, which rank among Slovakia's most popular tourist attractions. The cities of Zilina and Martin are the main urban centers of the area, and while the former is one of the country's main industrial centers, the latter is known as its traditional cultural heartland. Both, however, feature numerous historical monuments and offer many sightseeing opportunities.