23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to St Gallus Catholic Church (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Lake Lucerne, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and shop like a local with Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich tour planner .

Sydney, Australia to Zurich is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©

5
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read London trip planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum (in Hveragerdi), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from London to Reykjavik takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Reykjavik at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Thermal Spas, Strokkur, Gullfoss Falls, Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum
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Food Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

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