13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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13 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Washington DC, United States
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  11​h 30​min
End: Washington DC, United States

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, don't miss a visit to Stroeget, and then take in the waterfront at Nyhavn.

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

Washington DC, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Copenhagen, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Copenhagen: temperatures range from 43°F by day to 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam vacation planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. On the 25th (Wed), you're off toBerlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Tropical Islands Resort (in Krausnick) and Potsdam (Sanssouci Park, Sanssouci Palace, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Alte Forsterei, take an in-depth tour of Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz, browse for treasures at Antiques & Collectibles Alexandre Paretski, and contemplate the long history of The Nazi Forced Labour Documentation Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Berlin day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Potsdam, Tropical Islands
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens
Alte Forsterei ©
Alte Forsterei

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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 28th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo

1
night
Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum and Synagogue, then ponder the world of politics at Muzeum Ratusz, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Market Square.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oswiecim trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Oswiecim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Oswiecim can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue

1
night
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
On the 31st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Copenhagen Central Station and then get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Oswiecim to Copenhagen takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oswiecim in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Copenhagen, with lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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