24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
6
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney, Australia


6
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Buckingham Palace, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read London trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, London is much colder than Sydney - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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 28th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum and then examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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, parks, breweries, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam attractions planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament. On your second day here, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip builder .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, things will get slightly colder in Budapest: highs are around 3°C and lows about -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Spas
Parliament ©
Parliament
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Old Town Square, and finally make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Prague, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Munich online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Munich, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, make a trip to Pantheon, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Rome is a bit warmer than Munich - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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