22 days in Western Europe, Prague & Vaduz Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe, Prague & Vaduz Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Hannover, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Marseille, France
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Bordeaux, France
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Paris, France
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London, United Kingdom
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

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.
You've added Westminster Abbey, Parliament Square, Imperial War Museum London, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, take an in-depth tour of Imperial War Museum London, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then make a trip to Parliament Square, and finally make a trip to Trafalgar Square.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the London day trip tool.

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to London is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect London to be somewhat warmer, temps between 11°C and 4°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Brussels online journey planner.

You can take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels. Traveling from London in December, you will find days in Brussels are little chillier (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Rotterdam.
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Markt.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Rotterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 29th (Thu), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Museum Quarter.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip planner.

Drive from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Hannover.
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Hannover, Germany

City of Fairs

Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hannover trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Amsterdam to Hannover by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. December in Hannover sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. You'll set off for Berlin on the 30th (Fri).
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Berlin, Germany — 1 night

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.
On the 30th (Fri), admire the striking features of Berlin Central Station, walk around Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, then wander the streets of Mitte, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planning site.

You can take a train from Hannover to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time 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 31st (Sat), make a trip to Staroměstská mostecká věž and then snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Munich.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgersaalkirche, don't miss a visit to Fassade des Hirmer Stammhauses, then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and finally don't miss a visit to Mariensaule.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich holiday planner.

Getting from Prague to Munich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Zoological Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Decks, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Munich to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Vaduz.
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein

As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): view the masterpieces at DoMus Museum & Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Government House of Liechtenstein, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Florin, and finally don't miss a visit to Bas-Relief to Josef Rheinberger.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaduz trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Zurich to Vaduz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 5th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Vaduz to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Marseille.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Marseille, France — 1 night

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 6th (Fri), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marseille trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Marseille takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Marseille is a bit warmer than Venice - with highs of 14°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, then take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen), and finally pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo.

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You can fly from Marseille to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Marseille in January, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 1 day

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then pause for some photo ops at Plaza de Cibeles, then make a trip to Puerta de Alcala, and finally admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in January, things will get little chillier in Madrid: highs are around 12°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough 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.
On the 9th (Mon), make a trip to Plaza de Catalunya.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in January: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Bordeaux.
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Bordeaux, France — 2 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bordeaux trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Bordeaux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in January; daily highs in Bordeaux reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours, admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then explore the world behind art at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Place des Vosges, take a stroll through Ile Saint-Louis, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and finally examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris trip site.

Take a train from Bordeaux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Bordeaux in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Paris, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

The Square Mile

Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our London tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 1 night

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik online travel route planner.

You can fly from London to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Traveling from London in January, expect Reykjavik to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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