16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Bring the kids along to Norsk Folkemuseum and Rush Trampoline park, Oslo. There's still lots to do: get your game on at VR Games Zone, fly down the slopes at Ski & Guide, have fun at Oslo Klatresenter, and glide through natural beauty at Nordmarka.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oslo trip maker tool.

Brisbane, Australia to Oslo is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In December, Oslo is colder than Brisbane - with highs of 8°C and lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
VR Games Zone ©
VR Games Zone
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

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.
Attractions like ARTIS and NEMO Science Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, put a fun spin on your tour with City Challenge Amsterdam, and explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey maker tool.

Fly from Oslo to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Amsterdam when traveling from Oslo in December, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Attractions like Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and The Paris Catacombs make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, stroll through Île de la Cité, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris day trip planning tool.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Bring the kids along to Red Beach and Kamari Beach. When in Fira, make a side trip to see Sunset in Oia in Oia, approximately Oia away. There's much more to do: hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, explore the fascinating underground world of Zoodochos Pigi Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fira attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Fira takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Fira to be a bit warmer, temps between 18°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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