22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and make a trip to Tower of London.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to London is 3 hours. In December, London is cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 7:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 8th (Wed), learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to Calton Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Jenners.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Edinburgh trip simple and quick.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. December in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Dam Square, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then don't miss a visit to Atomium, and finally find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Brussels are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

1
day
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, make a trip to The Markt, pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then pause for some photo ops at Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, stroll through Île de la Cité, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and make a trip to Place de la Concorde.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris day trip website.

You can take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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