38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 7 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dreikonigskirche and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche).

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip planning app.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Frankfurt is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 11 hours. In December, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Munich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Dreikonigskirche
4.1

5
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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and Schloss Neuschwanstein. Explore hidden gems such as Munich Residenz and Pilgrimage Church of Wies. Explore Munich's surroundings by going to Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald (in Mittenwald) and Nuremberg (Frauenkirche & Nuremberg Palace of Justice). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, examine the collection at BMW Welt, make a trip to Marienplatz, and pause for some serene contemplation at Burgersaalkirche.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Frankfurt to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Frankfurt in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Munich, with lows of -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
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Religious Site
St. Peter's Church
4.6

2
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and Île de la Cité. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris travel website.

Fly from Munich to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munich in December: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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3
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then don't miss a visit to The Amstel, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
The Amstel
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
Canals area
4.9
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History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Gurkenradweg Spreewald and Grosser Zechliner See. Frauenkirche Dresden and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Premium Kahnfahrten (in Luebbenau), Potsdam's Gardens (in Potsdam) and Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), look for all kinds of wild species at Radduscher Naturhafen, test your problem-solving skills at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, and contemplate the long history of Friedrichswerdersche Kirche.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip builder tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

4
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost and Church. Get in touch with nature at Diana Lookout Tower and Vridelni kolonada. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Prague: St Barbara's Church (in Kutna Hora), Mlynska kolonada (in Karlovy Vary) and The State Chateau of Hluboká (in Hluboka nad Vltavou). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. January in Prague sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Prague Castle
4.5

7
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nagyvillam Ski Slope and Ipolytarnoci Osmaradvanyok Termeszetvedelmi Terulet. Visit Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Budapest: Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral (in Esztergom) and Kekesteto Sicentrum (in Gyongyos). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In January in Budapest, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7
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Historic Site
Liberty Statue
4.6

5
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. St. Peter's Basilica and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, steep yourself in history at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, and make a trip to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in January; daily highs in Rome reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Must see
Pantheon
4.8

2
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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Cappella Colleoni, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di Chiaravalle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rome in January, with highs in Milan at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Duomo di Milano
4.8
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Religious Site
Cappella Colleoni
4.6

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