15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
7
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

1
night
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, thenadmire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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

New Delhi, India to Vienna is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Vienna are colder (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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 22nd (Sun): take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Budapest driving holiday planner.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, thenpause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, thenget a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), thenadmire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, thenexplore the galleries of Anne Frank House, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, thenshop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and then browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

Plan a Paris trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Zurich is little chillier than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, thensee the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Munich trip builder tool.

Drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thenget a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Munich to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Munich in December; daily highs in Florence reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 2nd (Thu), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thenadmire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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