38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Prato, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Como, Italy
— 1 day
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat).

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Brussels online vacation maker.

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Brussels is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to fly to Lyon.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:

Lyon, France — 3 nights

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Lyon is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, find something for the whole family at AviaSim Lyon, and examine the collection at Institut & Musee Lumiere.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lyon trip planner.

You can fly from Brussels to Lyon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lyon, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Nice.
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Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:

Nice, France — 2 nights

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Lérins Islands and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery 26.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nice tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Lyon in December, with highs in Nice at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to fly to Rome.
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Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, make a trip to Piazza Navona, then take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome travel planning website.

You can fly from Nice to Rome in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 4°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can fly to Prato.
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Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:

Prato, Italy — 3 nights

Prato is a city and comune in Tuscany, Italy, the capital of the Province of Prato. Change things up with a short trip to Casa Natale di Leonardo da Vinci in Vinci (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: slough off your stress at ASMANA Wellness World Florence, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo, play a few rounds at Le Pavoniere, and take an in-depth tour of Museo dell'Opera dell Duomo.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Prato online visit planner.

You can fly from Rome to Prato in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In December in Prato, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.
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Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:

Milan, Italy — 2 nights

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 10th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally look for gifts at Nano Bleu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, then contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Milan journey planning site.

Traveling by train from Prato to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Prato in December, things will get slightly colder in Milan: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Como.
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Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

Como, Italy — 1 day

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 12th (Mon), make a trip to Faro voltiano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Cavour, and then take in the pleasant sights at Centro Storico.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Como driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Como takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.
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Find places to stay Dec 12 — 13:

Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, and then make a trip to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Lindenhofplatz, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zurich tour itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Como to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly to Munich.
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Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:

Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): walk around English Garden, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then make a trip to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Zurich to Munich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can fly to Prague.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:

Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pinkas Synagogue Pinkasova synagoga, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally don't miss a visit to Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namEsti).

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.
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Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:

Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly to Amsterdam.
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Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, see the interesting displays at De Nieuwe Kerk, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip app.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:

Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Paris is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.
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Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:

London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:

Belgium travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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Lake Como travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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