11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Goettingen, Germany
— 1 night
Train
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary app.

Melbourne, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Vienna is minus 9 hours. In December, Vienna is colder than Melbourne - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg holiday builder.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Salzburg are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Vaclavske namEsti, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate the long history of Powder Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): partake in some friendly competition at CityQuester and then visit Lesser Town.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Goettingen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:

Goettingen, Germany

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the activities along Kiessee, make a trip to Altes Rathaus, pause for some photo ops at Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Denkmal Markt, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paulinerkirche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacobikirche, and finally make a trip to Der Nabel.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Goettingen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Goettingen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Goettingen

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Goethe House, admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Johanniskirche.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt route planner.

You can take a train from Goettingen to Frankfurt 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 on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 20:

Strasbourg, France

— 1 night

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): wander the streets of La Petite France, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg online route planner.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:

Heidelberg, Germany

— 1 night

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the world behind art at Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Heidelberg attractions planner.

Drive from Strasbourg to Heidelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Heidelberg, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Museums
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