22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 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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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rome itinerary builder app.

Chandigarh, India to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chandigarh in December: highs in Rome hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip planning site.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
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 15th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Paris is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Groeningemuseum, The Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Brussels sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
The Markt ©
The Markt
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, then make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip planner.

You can fly from Brussels to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally examine the collection at Powder Tower. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, then take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Prague tour planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): 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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Highlights from your plan
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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 29th (Tue), make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Budapest road trip planning tool.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 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 your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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