28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Atlanta, United States
Fly:  14 h
1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Atlanta, United States

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Memorial of the Berlin Wall, East Side Gallery, The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and then steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Atlanta, USA to Berlin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Berlin is 6 hours. You'll set off for Nuremberg on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums
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Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Palace of Tears ©
Palace of Tears
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

2
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds) and then see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Hangman's Bridge, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, thendon't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, thencontemplate the long history of Heilig-Geist-Spital, and finally examine the collection at Stadtmuseum im Fembo-Haus (City Museum at Fembo House).

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg tour itinerary builder app.

Fly from Berlin to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F at night. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vienna.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

2
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.
On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at The Hofburg. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, thenadmire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kirche am Steinhof, and finally examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip builder site.

You can fly from Nuremberg to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Citadel, thensteep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and then don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, thenexamine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Budapest online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 29°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

4
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.
You've added Trevi Fountain, Food Tours of Rome, Roman Forum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Let the collections at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Stanze di Raffaello capture your imagination. Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planning website.

You can fly from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in December, with highs in Rome at 57°F and lows at 39°F. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Centro Storico and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. You'll set off for Venice on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 19th (Sat), examine the collection at Doge's Palace and then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, thendon't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice road trip planning website.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 49°F and lows are around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

5
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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Chateau de Fontainebleau for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Maincy to see Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Latin Quarter, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Museum-lovers will appreciate Atomium and Magritte Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Autoworld, browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, and admire the striking features of Guild Houses.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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