17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Westminster and National Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Westminster Cathedral and The Courtauld Gallery. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, take a stroll through South Bank, stroll through Primrose Hill, and look for gifts at Fortnum & Mason.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London road trip planning site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect London to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Champs-Elysees. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups in Chatenay-Malabry, approximately Chatenay-Malabry away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Chateau of Vincennes, admire the masterpieces at Atelier des Lumieres, and get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

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Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Peter Pappot Art Gallery. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht and then see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

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Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get a taste of local nightlife at F37, then head outdoors with Strandbar Mitte, then take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Mitte, stop by Potsdamer Platz, and then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip maker tool.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 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 20th (Tue), wander the streets of Lesser Town, take in nature's colorful creations at The Vrtba Garden, then contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, then see the interesting displays at Czech Repubrick, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady before Tyn.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 22nd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome holiday maker site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in December; daily highs in Rome reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take a stroll through El Born, then get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, then take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri. Keep things going the next day: pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then view the masterpieces at Carre d'Artistes, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia.

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You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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