32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Brisbane, Australia

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. For shopping fun, head to Via Condotti or Giuliani Fabbrica Marrons Glaces & Cioccolateria. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary maker site.

Brisbane, Australia to Rome is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in December, things will get much colder in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 14:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Vieille Ville and La Croisette. Do your shopping at Rue d'Antibes and Marche Forville. Get out of town with these interesting Cannes side-trips: Nice (Chateau de Bellet & Avenue Jean Medecin) and Chapelle Saint Hospice (in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat). Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at Casino Barriere Le Croisette, wander the streets of Le Suquet, look for gifts at Lavallie Bijoux et Joaillerie, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Colgan's Brewery.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip website.

Fly from Rome to Cannes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cannes

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Nice, Chapelle Saint Hospice, Colgan's Brewery
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Popular historic sites such as El Barri Gòtic and Las Ramblas are in your itinerary. Head to La Boqueria and Sanovation Barcelonafor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, walk around Parc Guell, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Cannes to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Bijoux Bluesfor some retail therapy. Eiffel Tower and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Le Marais, stroll through Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris vacation maker website.

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Head to Marche Aux Puces de Bruxelles and Librairie Filigranesfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, wander the streets of Lower Town, and make a trip to Place St. Gery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels journey planning site.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Nyhavn and Visit Carlsberg Brand Store will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Stroeget, visit Christiania, make a trip to Grabrodretorv, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Brussels to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Stroeget ©
Stroeget

3
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.
Head to A|X Praha Palladium and Gallery of Steel Figuresfor plenty of shopping. Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Lesser Town, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, look for gifts at Artel, and stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Prague trip planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

4
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.
Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, explore the wide array of goods at Meinl am Graben, and look for gifts at Manner Shop.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vienna online trip maker.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Do your shopping at Kapali Carsi and Capacity Alisveris Merkezi. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Galata Tower. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ortakoy, relax and rejuvenate at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, browse the exhibits of Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, and admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Vienna to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vienna to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vienna in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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