20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Reims, France
— 2 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 24th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Las Ramblas. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Joan Miro Foundation, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, explore the engaging exhibits at CaixaForum Barcelona, view the masterpieces at Imanart Barcelona Street Photo Gallery, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route maker.

New York City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Barcelona. Traveling from New York City in November, you will find days in Barcelona are somewhat warmer (65°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysees, Shakespeare and Company Bookstore, and other attractions. Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe. There's still lots to do: stop by Montmartre, take a stroll through Passage de L'Ancre, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in November, with highs in Paris at 51°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Reims.
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Reims, France — 2 nights

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Britannique de Marfaux and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Le Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de Marfaux.

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Traveling by train from Paris to Reims takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Reims are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 3 nights

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Appreciate the collections at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg and Fort Rapp - Moltke. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Place Stanislas and Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Strasbourg: Eguisheim (Vieille ville d'Eguisheim & Saint-Leon Fountain), Little Venice (in Colmar) and Musee National de l’Automobile – Collection Schlumpf (in Mulhouse). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, wander the streets of La Petite France, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tour des Bouchers.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Strasbourg trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Reims to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and finally visit Haidhausen. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Deutsches Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip tool.

Getting from Strasbourg to Munich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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.
Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial capture your imagination. Visit Schonbrunn Palace and Peterskirche for their historical value. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and admire the striking features of Historic Center of Vienna.

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Getting from Munich to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December in Vienna, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Heroes' Square. Visit Matthias Church and Liberty Statue for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and boost your wellbeing at Széchenyi Thermal Bath.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Budapest journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Budapest are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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