44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Prague
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
Train to Outside Heuston Train Station, Fly to Reykjavik
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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London, United Kingdom — 4 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.
Tower of London has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, make a trip to Big Ben, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

Plan trip to London with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in London at 11°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 22:

Paris, France — 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Paris Catacombs as well as Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris attractions 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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Bern.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:

Bern, Switzerland — 3 nights

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lion Monument) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Aare River, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bern trip site.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Bern in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Bern to be little chillier, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly to Rome.
Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Bern to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Rome is a bit warmer than Bern - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. You'll set off for Venice on the 1st (Sun).
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rome in January, with highs in Venice at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:

Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Vienna is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:

Salzburg, Austria — 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Prague.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:

Prague, Czech Republic — 3 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.
Prague is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Prague route planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Prague by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Berlin.
Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 13:

Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.
Tours · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Red Light District has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, visit The Jordaan, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam attractions planner.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Dublin.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:

Dublin, Ireland — 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Four Courts, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar. Keep things going the next day: walk around St Stephens Green and then admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Amsterdam to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Dublin are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Killarney.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:

Killarney, Ireland — 1 night

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Killarney National Park. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Killarney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Galway.
Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 22:
Highlights from your trip

Galway, Ireland — 2 nights

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 23rd (Mon), make a trip to Quay Street and then shop like a local with Lynch's Castle.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Galway online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Killarney to Galway by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Killarney in January: high temperatures in Galway hover around 7°C and lows are around 2°C. You will leave for Reykjavik on the 24th (Tue).
Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:

Reykjavik, Iceland — 5 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur), Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd) and Strokkur (in Geysir). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Iceland, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Galway to Reykjavik in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Galway in January: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sun).
Nature · Parks · Museums · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:

Province of Venice travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges, of which there are 400. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.In 2014, 264,579 people resided in Comune di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historic city of Venice (Centro storico). Together with Padua and Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), with a total population of 2.6 million. PATREVE is a statistical metropolitan area without any degree of autonomy.The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the "La Dominante," "Serenissima," "Queen of the Adriatic," "City of Water," "City of Masks," "City of Bridges," "The Floating City," and "City of Canals."

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