25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Hohenschwangau, Germany
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

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 11th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get your game on at Museumphoto, then don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, then steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online travel planner.

Nashville, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Amsterdam is 7 hours. When traveling from Nashville in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around 47°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Warsaw trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Warsaw takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Amsterdam in December: high temperatures in Warsaw hover around 40°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:

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Oswiecim, Poland

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum and Synagogue, and then get to know the fascinating history of Main Market Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oswiecim online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Warsaw to Oswiecim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 39°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 15:

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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Oswiecim to Prague by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:

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Vienna, Austria

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.
On the 18th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Virgil, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. December in Vienna sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Salzburg journey maker.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 42°F during the day and 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:

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Hohenschwangau, Germany

A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hohenschwangau trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Salzburg to Hohenschwangau takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Hohenschwangau are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. You will leave for Zurich on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Town Hall, Chapel Bridge, &more). There's lots more to do: stop by Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

You can drive from Hohenschwangau to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. December in Zurich sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 30°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: La Croisette (in Cannes) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Zurich to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in December, things will get a bit warmer in Nice: highs are around 58°F and lows about 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nice in December; daily highs in Paris reach 47°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:

Poland travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.