11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cape Town, South Africa
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Cape Town, South Africa

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, meet the residents at ARTIS, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and walk around Vondelpark.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Amsterdam is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Cape Town to Amsterdam, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Amsterdam is cooler than Cape Town - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

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 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then make a trip to Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Berlin itinerary builder website.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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.
On the 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Old Royal Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally examine the collection at National Technical Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally visit Lesser Town.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Prague day trip site.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
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.
On the 7th (Thu), see La Casa Maledetta, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Galleria 92, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to Milan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Prague in January: highs in Milan hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo
Highlights from your plan
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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