23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the history behind La Pieta, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome day trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in December, with highs in Rome at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria. On your second day here, make a trip to Casa Batllo, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Palau Guell.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona holiday maker tool.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Eiffel Tower. On the next day, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planning website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in December, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Friet Museum, admire the striking features of Stadhuis, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, and finally make a trip to Belfry of Bruges. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then make a trip to The Markt, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and explore the galleries of Atomium.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 23rd (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, then make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt, then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and finally see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berlin online visit planner.

Getting from Brussels to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 25th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

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Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 26th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally make a trip to Mirabell Palace.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Prague to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna online itinerary maker.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December in Budapest, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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