20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Monterrey, Mexico
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  4 h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Monterrey, Mexico

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spanish Steps, St. Angelo Bridge, Vatican Museums, and other attractions you added. Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pantheon and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planning tool.

Monterrey, Mexico to Rome is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. You'll set off for Venice on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte dei Sospiri, Ponte di Rialto and Canal Grande. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

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Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, Venice is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa and Duomo di Milano. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, thensteep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip builder website.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. January in Milan sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa ©
Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Academy of Fine Arts, Piazza del Duomo, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Piazza della Repubblica. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, Florence is somewhat warmer than Milan - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sigmund Freud Museum, Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Mozarthaus Vienna, and other attractions you added. On the 6th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, browse the exhibits of Mozarthaus Vienna, admire the striking features of Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, thenwander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and finally visit Graben and Kohlmarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, contemplate the long history of Sigmund Freud Museum, thenmake a trip to Hundertwasserhaus, and finally stop by Xocolat.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in January, expect Vienna to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Church of Our Lady before Tyn as well as Parizska Street. On the 8th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, and finally wander the streets of Parizska Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, thentake a stroll through Lesser Town, thenstep into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rijksmuseum, Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), Red Light District, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anne Frank House and TASCHEN Store Amsterdam. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planning tool.

Getting from Prague to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in January, expect Amsterdam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 7°C and 1°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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