22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and make a trip to Tower of London.

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

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to London is 3 hours. In December, London is cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to fly to Edinburgh.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 8th (Wed), learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then make a trip to Calton Hill, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh sightseeing planner.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Dam Square, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brussels.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 13th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then don't miss a visit to Atomium, and finally find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Brussels are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Bruges.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Bruges, Belgium — 1 day

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, make a trip to The Markt, pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then pause for some photo ops at Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, stroll through Île de la Cité, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and make a trip to Place de la Concorde.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris day trip website.

You can take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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