34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
3
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
4
Vik, Iceland
— 3 nights
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 8 nights
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
7
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 2 nights
8
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights

3
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Do your shopping at Reginald's Tower and VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY. Explore hidden gems such as Cahir Castle and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas) and Bishop's Palace (in Waterford). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, admire the masterpieces at The Kilkenny Art Gallery, and look for gifts at Nicholas Mosse Pottery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny trip builder site.

Brisbane, Australia to Kilkenny is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in December, expect Kilkenny to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Cahir Castle, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Cahir Castle ©
Cahir Castle

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, visit Temple Bar, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

Plan my day in Dublin using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Visit Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and Hallgrimskirkja for their historical value. Visiting Thingvellir National Park and Horseback Riding Tours will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Laugavegur, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and stop by Myconceptstore.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik visit planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Reykjavik in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Dublin in January, things will get little chillier in Reykjavik: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition ©

3
nights
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Get in touch with nature at Reynisfjara Beach and Black Sand Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Skogafoss and UNA Local Product. When in Vik, make a side trip to see Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall in Hella, approximately Hella away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll and don't miss a visit to Dyrhólaey.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vik trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Vik, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

UNA Local Product, Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

8
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and The David Collection. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Torvehallerne and Viking Ship Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Roskilde Domkirke (in Roskilde), The Danish Railway Museum (in Odense) and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, steep yourself in history at Frederiksborg Castle, and wander the streets of Stroeget.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip builder app.

You can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight from Vik to Copenhagen in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vik to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Roskilde, Moen, Jaegerborg Dyrehave, Experimentarium, Rodovre Centrum
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The Danish Railway Museum ©
The Danish Railway Museum
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art ©
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Camera Work. You'll discover tucked-away gems like THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin and Mitte. When in Berlin, make a side trip to see Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz in Lubben, approximately Lubben away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin, explore the wide array of goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), get a taste of the local shopping with Die Hackeschen Hoefe, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip maker website.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin

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nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): go for a walk through Ludwigstrasse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sebastian Chapel, thenfly down the slopes at Partenkiirchner Bergbahen, thenhead outdoors with Zugspitze, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mariae Heimsuchung Kirche. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm, thenexamine the collection at Munter-Haus, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter und Paul.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Wildlife Winter Sports

Side Trips

Munter-Haus, St. Peter und Paul
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Munter-Haus ©
Munter-Haus

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Munich Residenz and Nymphenburg Palace. Let the collections at Alte Pinakothek and NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, take in the exciting artwork at Kunsthalle Munich, examine the collection at Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Burgersaalkirche.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Munich travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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