31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Hannover, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Obertauern, Austria
— 1 day
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Kaprun, Austria
— 2 nights
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Obergurgl, Austria
— 1 night
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 6 nights

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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.
Visit Scheveningen Beach and Zandvoort aan Zee for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Delft (Tour Delft - Private Tours, Maria van Jessekerk, &more), Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and Prison Gate Museum (in The Hague). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, look for all kinds of wild species at Landtong Rozenburg, relax and float downstream with BeachLine Beach & Events s-Gravenzande, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, expect Amsterdam to be colder, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hannover.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©

City of Fairs

Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Tauchschule Blue Water, then explore the activities along Maschsee, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marktkirche, and finally steep yourself in history at Aegidienkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Luther statue, then get a sense of history and politics at The New Town Hall, then steep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Buckeburg.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hannover route planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Hannover takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Hannover, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hannover

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Schloss Buckeburg ©
Schloss Buckeburg
Tauchschule Blue Water ©
Tauchschule Blue Water
Marktkirche ©
Marktkirche

5
nights
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.
The Dresden Zwinger and Charlottenburg Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Frauenkirche Dresden and Royal Palace (Residenzschloss). Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Dresden (Bruehlsche Terrasse & Katholische Hofkirche). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner.

Getting from Hannover to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Side Trip

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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

4
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Neuschwanstein and Nymphenburg Palace. St. Peter's Church and Frauenkirche will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Schloss Hohenschwangau in Hohenschwangau (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: walk around English Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Munich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

2
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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.
Visit Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Cathedral for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schloss Hellbrunn and Mozarts Geburtshaus. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), and make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Obertauern.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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Obertauern, Austria

Obertauern
Obertauern is a tourist destination which is located in the Radstädter Tauern in the Salzburger Land of Austria. On the 23rd (Wed), hit the slopes at Obertauern Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Skigebiet obertauern, see the interesting displays at Burg Mauterndorf, then pause for some photo ops at Beatles Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche U. L. Frau Geburt in Altenmarkt im Pongau.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Obertauern vacation builder app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Obertauern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Obertauern

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Obertauern Ski Resort
Obertauern Ski Resort
Skigebiet obertauern ©
Skigebiet obertauern
Burg Mauterndorf ©
Burg Mauterndorf

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Kaprun, Austria

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Zell Am See, then get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Margareta Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kaprun trip planner.

You can drive from Obertauern to Kaprun in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Obergurgl.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm ©
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm
St.Margareta Church ©
St.Margareta Church

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Obergurgl, Austria

Obergurgl ©
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Hochgurgl, then examine the collection at Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum, and then examine the collection at obergurgl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Obergurgl route planning site.

Traveling by car from Kaprun to Obergurgl takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
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Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ©
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Hochgurgl ©
Hochgurgl
Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum ©
Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum

2
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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Rosshutte, hit the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, and then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Innsbruck trip builder site.

You can drive from Obergurgl to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Piazza del Santo, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more) and Verona (San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, Arena di Verona, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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

Drive from Innsbruck to Venice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, Venice is a bit warmer than Innsbruck - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 3:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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