28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  5​h
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 15​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
Innsbruck, Austria
— 6 nights
Train:  2​h
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 45​min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Brisbane, Australia


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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.
For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday builder app .

Brisbane, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Amsterdam. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in December, with highs in Amsterdam at 9°C and lows at 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Antwerp.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
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 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by bus from Antwerp to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Bruges, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Frankfurt.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Heidelberg (in Heidelberg) and Würzburg Residence (in Wurzburg). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, steep yourself in history at Goethe House, and admire the local landmark of Fountain of Justice.

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

You can drive from Bruges to Frankfurt in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Munich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Heidelberg, Würzburg Residence
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum

2
nights
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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and finally get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Frankfurt in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Munich, with lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

6
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital), St. Anton (in St. Anton am Arlberg) and Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Muttereralmpark, meet the residents at Alpenzoo, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and stroll through Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck.

Start your trip to Innsbruck by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Take a train from Munich to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -3°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Anton, Heilig-Geist-Kirche, Swarovski Kristallwelten, Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, Stubaier Gletscher
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Alpenzoo ©
Alpenzoo
Muttereralmpark ©
Muttereralmpark
Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck ©
Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 28th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, then contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg itinerary maker website .

Take a train from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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 29th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus and then admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

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

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Prague day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planning tool .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll around Vondelpark, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then make a trip to Dam Square, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, then get your game on at Museumphoto, and then stop by The Jordaan.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

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