24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, things will get colder in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

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Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Signoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Venice route planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then take in the exciting artwork at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, then make a trip to Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in December, with highs in Budapest at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vienna.

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Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 26th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Albertina, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planning site.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the flight 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the views from Charles Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: stop by Lesser Town, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Prague planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

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.
On the 30th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Prague to Munich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to fly to Geneva.

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Geneva, Switzerland

— 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Geneva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Geneva sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. You'll set off for Paris on the 31st (Tue).

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris attractions planner.

Take a train from Geneva to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Geneva in December, Paris is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

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Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and then contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), make a trip to Grand Place, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for slightly colder days in Brussels, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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.
On the 5th (Sun), stop by The Jordaan, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and finally take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to fly to London.

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

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