31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
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Nicosia, Cyprus
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 1 night
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

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

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. In December, Madrid is colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

2
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Barcelona tour builder.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in December since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

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Must see
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

2
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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands and then look for gifts at Lavallie Bijoux et Joaillerie. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then make a trip to Place Massena, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and finally steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Nice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Landmark
Place Massena
4.5

1
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Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then admire the striking features of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sofia tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Sofia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nice in December: high temperatures in Sofia hover around 7°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nicosia.

Things to do in Sofia

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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
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Architectural Building
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
4.6
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Architectural Building
Temple Sveti Nikolay
4.4

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Nicosia, Cyprus

Nicosia ©

the last divided capital

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the activities along Larnaka Salt Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke, then get in on the family fun at Camel Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, then do some two-wheel cruising with The Juices Cycles, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavrovouni Monastery.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nicosia journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Nicosia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sofia in December; daily highs in Nicosia reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Nicosia

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Water Body
Larnaka Salt Lake
3.9
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Theme Park
Camel Park
4.3
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World heritage site
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
3.5

1
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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 12th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then look for gifts at Sand Lily Boutique, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Fira vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Nicosia to Fira in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Nicosia in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fira, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Sand Lily Boutique
4.8

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, then make a trip to Matoyianni Street, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally look for gifts at Mytho.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town day trip planning tool.

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In December, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums · Spas · Shopping
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Spa
Spas
4.9

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then wander the streets of Plaka, and then take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens holiday builder website.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
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Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, walk around Zrinjevac, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Zagreb takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Zagreb is slightly colder than Athens - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Architectural Building
Cathedral of the Assumption
4.6

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Zagreb to Budapest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
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Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
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Monument
Heroes' Square
4.4

1
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, stop by Caramel Manufactory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and finally see Mystery Dinner.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Bratislava road trip website.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Haus der Musik Wien, explore the world behind art at Silberkammer, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vienna day trip planning tool.

Drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
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Must see
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

1
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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Vienna to Helsinki by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Helsinki

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World heritage site
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
4.4
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Architectural Building
Temppeliaukio Church
4.2

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Berlin, Germany

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Potsdamer Platz, then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally examine the collection at Topography of Terror. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Berlin

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Must see
Walking tours
4.8
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Government Building
Reichstag Building
4.6
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Monument
Brandenburg Gate
4.6

3
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Bruges Beer Experience (Bruges Beer Museum), The Markt, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and explore the galleries of Atomium.

Find out how to plan Brussels trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Berlin to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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Theme Park
Mini-Europe
3.9
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Water Body
Minnewater Lake
4.6

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then make a trip to Place de la Concorde, then make a trip to Champs-Elysees, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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