19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum and then make a trip to Marienplatz. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then explore the activities along English Garden, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally admire the landmark architecture of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munich holiday planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Munich is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Munich, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Munich is much colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 41°F and lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:

Nuremberg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 21st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, make a trip to Altstadt, examine the collection at Toy Museum, then contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to St. Lorenz Church, then explore the galleries of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, then examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds).

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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Dresden, Germany

— 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Dresden Zwinger, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), and make a trip to Bruehlsche Terrasse.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dresden tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Nuremberg to Dresden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): wander the streets of Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally appreciate the history behind Bethlehem Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maisel Synagogue.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Prague trip planning app.

You can drive from Dresden to Prague in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

Paris, France

— 5 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 out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

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Fly from Prague to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in December, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 37°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, admire all the interesting features of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam journey planning website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 34°F at night. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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