25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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25 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Loughborough, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
11
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
12
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Paris, France

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and Migration Museum at The Workshop. Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and Covent Garden. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, view the masterpieces at The Queen's Gallery, explore the galleries of Abbott & Holder, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

Plan my day in London using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Loughborough.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

1
night
Loughborough, United Kingdom

Loughborough ©
Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England. On the 15th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at The Sock Statue and then sample the fine beverages at Warner's Distillery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Loughborough trip itinerary app .

You can drive from London to Loughborough in 2.5 hours. December in Loughborough sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Loughborough

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Coventry Transport Museum, Warner's Distillery
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Coventry Transport Museum ©
Coventry Transport Museum

1
night
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath online visit planner .

You can drive from Loughborough to Bath in 3 hours. On the 17th (Tue), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Bath

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
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1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
On the 17th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, sample the fine beverages at The Ginstitute, and then stop by The Notting Hill Bookshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip maker app .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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The Ginstitute ©
The Ginstitute
Tate Modern ©
Tate Modern
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges online journey planner .

You can drive from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. December in Bruges sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Shopping
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Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
Carpentier-Goegebeuer ©
Carpentier-Goegebeuer

2
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock, get to know the resident critters at Parc Merveilleux, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vianden, then brush up on your military savvy at MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Berg.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Luxembourg City tour planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Luxembourg City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bruges in December, you will find days in Luxembourg City are little chillier (6°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Berg, MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, Chateau de Vianden, Parc Merveilleux
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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Chateau de Vianden ©
Chateau de Vianden

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee Rodin, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and then shop like a local with Le Marais.

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

Traveling by train from Luxembourg City to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 26th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich route maker tool .

Getting from Paris to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Zurich at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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 28th (Sat), shop like a local with Codex Art Gallery, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Vittorio Costantini Workshop.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Venice trip maker website .

You can fly from Zurich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Zurich, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Campo del Ghetto ©
Campo del Ghetto
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Head to Via Condotti and Soqquadro APSfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take a stroll through Trastevere, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in December, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vieille Ville and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. For shopping fun, head to Rue d'Antibes or La Croisette. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Choisy La Galerie (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Pierini Verre contemporain (in Biot). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Avenue Jean Medecin, see the interesting displays at Musee Matisse, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Rome to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome in December, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Pierini Verre contemporain, Choisy La Galerie, Marineland, Eglise St Pierre & Paul
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Marineland ©
Marineland
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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