59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt, Germany
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 31 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Stuttgart, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + train:  3​h 45​min
11
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
12
Leipzig, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
13
Weimar, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
14
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
15
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt, Germany

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 18th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Heldenplatz, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and then admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip tool .

Frankfurt, Germany to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 20th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Augustiner Braustubl.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Asamkirche, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, then examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and finally ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munich online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Munich are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

31
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Rhein-Galerie (in Ludwigshafen), Mannheim (Schloss Mannheim, Technoseum Mannheim (ehemals Landesmuseum fuer Technik und Arbeit), & more) and Wurzburg (St. Kilian Cathedral, Wurzburg Old University, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, browse the exhibits of Besucherbergwerk Grube Fortuna, admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche), and snap pictures at Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke).

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip app .

You can take a train from Munich to Frankfurt in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Munich in December since evenings lows in Frankfurt dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Heidelberg, Wiesbaden, Ruedesheim am Rhein, Mainz
Find places to stay Dec 23 — Jan 23:
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, then get engrossed in the history at Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), and finally don't miss a visit to KolnTriangle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge and then get in on the family fun at Phantasialand.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cologne road trip planning app .

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Cologne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Cologne

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Phantasialand
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Phantasialand ©
Phantasialand
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

2
nights
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Change things up with a short trip to Erlebnispark Tripsdrill in Cleebronn (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum, explore the world behind art at Staatsgalerie, examine the collection at Porsche Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Stuttgart trip website .

Getting from Cologne to Stuttgart by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. January in Stuttgart sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Theme Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Erlebnispark Tripsdrill
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Erlebnispark Tripsdrill ©
Erlebnispark Tripsdrill
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip builder website .

Getting from Stuttgart to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Stuttgart in January, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Ponte di Rialto ©
Ponte di Rialto

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.
On the 30th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then make a trip to Eiffel Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paris online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. January in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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 3rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at ARTIS and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Schip.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour planning tool .

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. February in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 5th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and then test your problem-solving skills at TeamEscape Hamburg. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Townhall and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Hamburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. February in Hamburg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Hamburg

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
TeamEscape Hamburg ©
TeamEscape Hamburg

2
nights
Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Zoo Leipzig, contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, then admire the masterpieces at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, then contemplate the long history of St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), and finally get engrossed in the history at Bach Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Volkerschlachtdenkmal, take in panoramic vistas at Panorama Tower, get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus), then browse the different shops at Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche).

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Leipzig trip maker website .

Getting from Hamburg to Leipzig by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Leipzig can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Weimar.

Things to do in Leipzig

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
Museum der Bildenden Kunste ©
Museum der Bildenden Kunste
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus

2
nights
Weimar, Germany

Weimar ©
Weimar more than makes up for its relatively small size with a wealth of historical, cultural, and architectural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the views from Kramerbrucke Erfurt, don't miss a visit to Domplatz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Erfurt Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Bachhaus, and finally contemplate the long history of Schillers Wohnhaus. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Goethe National Museum, see the interesting displays at Liszt Haus, and then examine the collection at Duchess Anna Amalia Library.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Weimar trip planner .

Traveling by train from Leipzig to Weimar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Weimar

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Erfurt, Bachhaus
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Goethe National Museum ©
Goethe National Museum
Schillers Wohnhaus ©
Schillers Wohnhaus
Liszt Haus ©
Liszt Haus

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Topography of Terror and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip planner .

Traveling by train from Weimar to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with National Gallery of Denmark, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken).

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen day trip app .

You can fly from Berlin to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Museums
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

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