24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Manila, Philippines
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
4
Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
6
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Manila, Philippines

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Head to Graben and Kohlmarkt and Dorotheumfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Europaschloss Leiben (in Leiben) and Melk Abbey (in Melk). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna driving holiday planner.

Manila, Philippines to Vienna is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manila to Vienna due to the time zone difference. In December, Vienna is cooler than Manila - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Europaschloss Leiben, Melk Abbey
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hradcany and Narodni Galerie Praha. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, take in the exciting artwork at Schack-Galerie, then get engrossed in the history at Bavarian National Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munich holiday planner.

You can fly from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Munich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

3
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Galerie Rigassi by SOONfor plenty of shopping. Visit Chateau de Chillon and Gruyeres Castle for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux), Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls (in Lauterbrunnen) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken). There's lots more to do: have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St Peter & Paul, admire the local landmark of Mosesbrunnen, and take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Bern trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Munich to Bern in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Freddie Mercury Statue, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Gruyeres Castle, Parasailing & Paragliding, Chaplin's World
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Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Dali Theatre-Museum and Museu Picasso. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through Passeig de Gracia, visit Las Ramblas, and view the masterpieces at Galeria La Lesia.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bern to Barcelona takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bern in December: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Dali Theatre-Museum
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Dali Theatre-Museum ©
Dali Theatre-Museum
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
night
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, explore the world behind art at Tienda Souvenirs La Alborea, and then stop by Albayzin.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in January, plan for little chillier nights in Granada, with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Tienda Souvenirs La Alborea ©
Tienda Souvenirs La Alborea

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville day trip planning site.

You can drive from Granada to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 7°C in Seville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Rio Creative Art Center, then take an in-depth tour of Lope de Vega Museum, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Seville to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in January, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 12°C and lows about 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica of the Holy Blood and Belfry of Bruges. Museum-lovers will get to explore Groeningemuseum and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Change things up with a short trip to Carpentier-Goegebeuer in Bruges (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

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Fly from Madrid to Brussels in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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