26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 5 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, expect London to be colder, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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 breweries & distilleries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of Red Light District, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. You will leave for Berlin on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:

Berlin, Germany

— 5 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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Berlin attractions planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You will leave for Prague on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 8:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and then get great views at Petřín.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Prague online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Schonbrunner Gardens, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna road trip site.

Traveling by bus from Prague to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Vienna are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): visit Bratislava Old Town, contemplate the long history of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and then take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava online visit planner.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In January in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Iron Curtain Monument, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Budapest are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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