57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 1 night
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
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La Condamine, Monaco
— 1 day
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, don't miss a visit to St. Alban's Church, admire the striking features of Amalienborg, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, then take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinitatis Kirke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), then enjoy the sand and surf at Amager Strandpark, and finally look for gifts at National Gallery of Denmark.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Copenhagen trip maker app.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Copenhagen is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Copenhagen. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 7°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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Christiansborg Slot ©
Christiansborg Slot
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Langholmen, examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, then see the interesting displays at Skansen, and finally see the interesting displays at Fotografiska Stockholm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Taby Centrum, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, head off the coast to Sodermalm, stroll the grounds of Skogskyrkogarden, then take an in-depth tour of Royal Armory, and finally explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

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You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen in December, expect Stockholm to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum), stop by Mathallen Oslo, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, then find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum, and finally examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, ski along the peaceful trails at Nordmarka, wander the streets of Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, then explore the historical opulence of Det Kongelige Slott, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at HIMKOK Storgata Destilleri.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo driving holiday planning site.

Fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in December, you will find days in Oslo are somewhat warmer (8°C), and nights are little chillier (-5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
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Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
For shopping fun, head to Buchanan Street or Hunterian Art Gallery. Visit Glasgow Green and Provand's Lordship for their historical value. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Merchant City, get engrossed in the history at Hunterian Museum, get a sense of history and politics at City Chambers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Oslo to Glasgow in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oslo to Glasgow due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Glasgow when traveling from Oslo in December, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
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Glasgow Police Museum ©
Glasgow Police Museum
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, look for gifts at Carrolls Irish Gifts, browse the eclectic array of goods at George's Street Arcade, get a taste of the local shopping with Grafton Street, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shankill Beach, and finally explore the world behind art at The Gerard Byrne Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, pause for some photo ops at The Famine Sculptures, explore the galleries of 14 Henrietta Street, then sample the fine beverages at Teeling Whiskey Distillery, and finally see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Glasgow to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Wallace Collection and Houses of Parliament. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, make a trip to Big Ben, and take a stroll through Notting Hill.

Discover how to plan a London trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:
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Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
Westminster ©
Westminster
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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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 14th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Le Marais, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Horta Museum (Musee Horta). Explore hidden gems such as St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of National Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
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Horta Museum (Musee Horta) ©
Horta Museum (Musee Horta)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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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.
On the 19th (Sat), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, explore the activities along Herengracht, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, browse for treasures at Tertius Collection, then tour on your own time with Self-Guided Tours & Rentals, and finally take a stroll through The Jordaan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, sample the tasty concoctions at Brouwerij 't IJ, then examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at De Beurspassage.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Potsdam's Gardens and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at East Side Gallery and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Potsdam (Neues Palais, Sanssouci Palace, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, and browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin.

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

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial ©
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial
Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
You'll get in some beach time at Municipal Beach and Beach City Serock. Head to Nowy Swiat and Westfield Arkadia Shopping Mallfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, admire the masterpieces at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Berlin to Warsaw by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ludmila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Vysehrad Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally examine the collection at Speculum Alchemiae Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Prague using our trip planner.

You can fly from Warsaw to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), then steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt, examine the collection at The Hofburg, get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche am Steinhof, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cafe Gloriette.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December in Vienna, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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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 31st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, contemplate the long history of Citadel, examine the collection at Holocaust Memorial Center, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Faust Wine Cellar. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, wander the streets of Vaci Street, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, then admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, then look for gifts at Book Cafe - Lotz Terem, and finally explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) and Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan). Visit Old Town and Upper Town (Gornji Grad) for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Zagreb: Varazdinska Katedrala Uznesenja Blazene Djevice Marije Na Nebo (in Varazdin) and Krapina Neanderthal Museum (in Krapina). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, get a taste of the local shopping with Dolac Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Arena Centar, and put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb.

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Traveling by car from Budapest to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Zagreb

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
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Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Technohoros Art Gallery, wander the streets of Anafiotika, then appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Areopagus. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, then don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, and finally visit Plaka.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens travel route builder site.

You can fly from Zagreb to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zagreb to Athens due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zagreb in January: high temperatures in Athens hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 7th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, kick back and relax at Red Beach, see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, D.Nomikos, then learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, then explore the world behind art at MATI Art Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral. On the next day, contemplate the long history of The Castle of St Nicholas, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Georgios Church, then examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, and finally learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oia driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Oia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In January in Oia, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in Oia

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Artemis Karamolegos Winery ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 9th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, then explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Domus Aurea, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, then get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Venezia.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome sightseeing planning website.

You can fly from Oia to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Oia to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Oia in January since evenings lows in Rome dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the views from Ponte dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Venetian Arsenal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip maker tool.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in January; daily highs in Venice reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum, look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, then admire the landmark architecture of Kloster Einsiedeln, and finally steep yourself in history at Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Old Town, visit Niederdorf, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, then examine the collection at FIFA World Football Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Einkaufszentrum Glatt.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in January, you will find days in Zurich are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turin.

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Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Zoological Museum ©
Zoological Museum
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Old Town
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Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden

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Turin, Italy

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City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Musei Reali, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gran Madre di Dio, explore the world behind art at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative, then take a stroll through Quadrilatero Romano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Filippo Neri. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Museo di Antichita, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti, explore the engaging exhibits at Palazzo Barolo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo del Carcere Le Nuove.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turin online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Turin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Turin sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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Musei Reali ©
Musei Reali
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Museo Egizio
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Palazzo Reale

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Charles Church, pause for some photo ops at Juan Manuel Fangio Memorial, browse the different shops at Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo, tee off at Monte Carlo Country Club, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Sainte Devote, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Marché de la Condamine.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Monte-Carlo route tool.

You can drive from Turin to Monte-Carlo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Turin in January, expect Monte-Carlo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to La Condamine.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping
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Chapelle Sainte Devote ©
Chapelle Sainte Devote
Casino Square ©
Casino Square
Saint Charles Church ©
Saint Charles Church

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La Condamine, Monaco

La Condamine ©
La Condamine is the central Ward in the Principality of Monaco. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the striking features of Place du Palais, pause for some photo ops at Hommage des Colonies Etrangeres Statue, pause for some photo ops at Grimaldi Statue, see the interesting displays at Stamps and Money Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our La Condamine road trip planner.

La Condamine is just a stone's throw from Monte-Carlo. January in La Condamine sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in La Condamine

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

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Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
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Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): visit La Barceloneta, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, head outdoors with Bunker del Carmel, walk around Parc Guell, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, take a stroll through El Born, then get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from La Condamine to Barcelona in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Barcelona are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Born ©
El Born
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El Barri Gòtic

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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, wander the streets of La Latina, view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid. On the next day, test your team's savvy at EXIT Madrid, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio de Salamanca, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, then see the interesting displays at Naval Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planning tool.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in January, expect Madrid to be slightly colder, temps between 12°C and 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

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Picnic Madrid ©
Picnic Madrid
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
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Plaza Mayor

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 24th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, take a stroll through Rua Augusta, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, then admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally browse the different shops at Centro Colombo. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Alfama, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), explore the galleries of Igreja de Sao Roque, then take a stroll through Rossio Square, and finally take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte.

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Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In January, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Rua Augusta
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Alfama
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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