21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  29 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and other attractions. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum and make a trip to Trafalgar Square.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planning website.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
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.
On the 20th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Pont Alexandre III, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, thenappreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've now added Pure Switzerland - Tours and Guiding to your itinerary.

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

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Zurich to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -1°C. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Tours

Side Trip

Pure Switzerland - Tours and Guiding
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Pure Switzerland - Tours and Guiding ©
Pure Switzerland - Tours and Guiding

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in December: highs in Venice hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 26th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, thenmake a trip to Trevi Fountain, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira to go to Oia and see Sunset in Oia, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, stop by Aquamarine Jewelry, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira trip tool.

Getting from Rome to Fira by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of 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 Rome in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Fira. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Prague.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

2
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.
On the 31st (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Prague takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Fira, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, thenpause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Prague to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Prague in January, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between 15°C and 7°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Plateia Syntagmatos ©
Plateia Syntagmatos

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