37 days in Europe Itinerary

37 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, walk around Phoenix Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dublin trip builder app.

Perth, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Dublin. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Perth in December, with highs in Dublin at 10°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to fly to London.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London driving holiday planning tool.

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In December, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris online trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen), Delft (Old Church & Museum Prinsenhof Delft) and The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam route app.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Zurich.
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Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:

Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Hauptbahnhof. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, then take a stroll through Old Town, and then stroll around Lindenhofplatz.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zurich road trip planning site.

Fly from Amsterdam to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Amsterdam in December: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Berlin.
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Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nature
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Berlin, Germany — 4 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Prague.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel svatého Jiljí, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Budapest.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, test the waters at a local thermal spa, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip planning app.

Fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. December in Budapest sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Shopping
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto, and contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Venice online vacation planner.

Getting from Budapest to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Budapest, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Venice in January, with highs in Rome at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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