33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  31 h
1
Berlin, Germany
— 8 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Paris, France
— 9 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

8
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Frauenkirche Dresden and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. You'll explore and learn at The Dresden Zwinger and Neues Grünes Gewölbe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Dresden (Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), &more) and Hauptbahnhof Leipzig (in Leipzig). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin, take in the exciting artwork at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussicher Kulturbesitz, and shop like a local with Die Hackeschen Hoefe.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Berlin is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Dresden, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Hauptbahnhof Leipzig
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Vitus Cathedral and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost. Venture out of the city with trips to St Barbara's Church (in Kutna Hora) and The State Chateau of Hluboká (in Hluboka nad Vltavou). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, see the interesting displays at Lobkowicz Palace, and admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip planning website.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

St Barbara's Church, Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost, The State Chateau of Hluboká
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost ©
Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost

5
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Citadel and Liberty Statue. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, test your team's savvy at E-Exit Escape Game, make a trip to Heroes' Square, and admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest tour planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December in Budapest, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

2
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
On the 26th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle and then admire the striking features of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Nedbalka Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church and Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum), then buy something for everyone on your list at Eurovea Galleria, then look for gifts at Aupark Shopping Center, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bratislava trip planner.

Drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Bratislava sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in Bratislava

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

9
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.
Le Baiser Sale has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Orléans Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy), Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois) and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul (in Troyes). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, examine the collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in December; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Orléans Cathedral, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Chateau Royal de Blois
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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

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