51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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51 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Osnabruck, Germany
— 1 night
4
Bremen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Wolfsburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
8
Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Nuremberg, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
13
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 3 nights
14
Innsbruck, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Bolzano, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
16
Fidenza, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
17
La Spezia, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
18
Genoa, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
19
Busto Arsizio, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hop On Hop Off, Zaanse Schans and Heineken Experience.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam journey maker site .

Brisbane, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Brisbane to Amsterdam, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in November, things will get cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 12°C and lows about 5°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Breweries

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Osnabruck.

Things to do in Brussels

Nightlife Museums Outdoors
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1
night
Osnabruck, Germany

Osnabruck ©
Offering a wealth of history, both ancient and more modern, Osnabruck is also known for its fine dining, shopping, and variety of festivals.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Osnabruck day trip planning tool .

Getting from Brussels to Osnabruck by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. In December, daytime highs in Osnabruck are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Bremen.

Things to do in Osnabruck

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Muenster
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Muenster Cathedral (St. Paulus Dom) ©
Prinzipalmarkt ©
Prinzipalmarkt

1
night
Bremen, Germany

Bremen
A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bremen travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Osnabruck to Bremen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Bremen are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums Nightlife Outdoors
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3
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg road trip site .

Take a train from Bremen to Hamburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Wolfsburg.

Things to do in Hamburg

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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1
night
Wolfsburg, Germany

Wolfsburg
Rather distinct among German cities, Wolfsburg arose in the first half of the 20th century as a somewhat planned urban area.
To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Wolfsburg itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hamburg to Wolfsburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Wolfsburg are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for Berlin.

Things to do in Wolfsburg

Parks Museums Outdoors
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3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berlin holiday builder tool .

You can take a train from Wolfsburg to Berlin in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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1
night
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche.

Make your Dresden itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Elbe Sandstone Mountains ©
Elbe Sandstone Mountains
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche

4
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.
To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Prague visit planner.

You can drive from Dresden to Prague in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 20th (Thu), you're off toRothenburg.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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2
nights
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Town as well as The Night Watchman Tour. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Old Town and then join in the after-dark buzz at The Night Watchman Tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rothenburg trip planner .

Getting from Prague to Rothenburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off toNuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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Old Town ©
Old Town
The Night Watchman Tour ©
The Night Watchman Tour

4
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg road trip planner.

Getting from Rothenburg to Nuremberg by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. You will leave for Fussen on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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1
night
Fussen, Germany

Fussen
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fussen journey planning app .

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Fussen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Fussen

Outdoors Parks Tours
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3
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like FlyTeam and Olympiastadion. There's more to do: get outside with Riessersee.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen online day trip planner .

You can drive from Fussen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Outdoors

Side Trip

FlyTeam
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FlyTeam ©
FlyTeam
Riessersee ©
Riessersee
Olympiastadion ©
Olympiastadion

5
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Before you visit Innsbruck, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Bolzano.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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2
nights
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
To plan Bolzano vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Innsbruck to Bolzano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Innsbruck in January, you will find days in Bolzano are a bit warmer (8°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Piacenza.

Things to do in Bolzano

Outdoors Parks Trails
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1
night
Fidenza, Italy

Fidenza ©
Fidenza is a town and comune in the province of Parma, Emilia-Romagna region, Italy. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Museo Casa Barezzi and then revel in the low prices at Fidenza Village.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fidenza trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Bolzano to Fidenza takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Fidenza when traveling from Bolzano in January, with lows around 0°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to La Spezia.

Things to do in Fidenza

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Museo Casa Barezzi
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Fidenza Village ©
Fidenza Village
Museo Casa Barezzi ©
Museo Casa Barezzi

2
nights
La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. On your second day here, stroll through Cinque Terre Trails.

Find out how to plan La Spezia trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Fidenza to La Spezia takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fidenza in January: high temperatures in La Spezia hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Genoa.

Things to do in La Spezia

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cinque Terre Trails
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

5
nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Head to Serravalle Designer Outlet and Romeo Viganottifor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Via Garibaldi and Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco. Change things up with a short trip to Cittadella di Alessandria in Alessandria (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Old Port.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Genoa day trip website .

You can take a train from La Spezia to Genoa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from La Spezia in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Genoa, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cittadella di Alessandria, Serravalle Designer Outlet
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Serravalle Designer Outlet ©
Serravalle Designer Outlet
Via Garibaldi ©
Via Garibaldi

1
night
Busto Arsizio, Italy

Busto Arsizio ©
Busto Arsizio is a city and comune, in the province of Varese, in the region of Lombardy, in northern Italy, 34km north of Milan. To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Busto Arsizio planner .

You can drive from Genoa to Busto Arsizio in 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Genoa in January: high temperatures in Busto Arsizio hover around 9°C and lows are around -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Busto Arsizio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiesa di San Pietro, Basilica di San Vittore
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Chiesa di San Pietro ©
Chiesa di San Pietro
Basilica di San Vittore ©
Basilica di San Vittore

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