19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 day
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Lefkada, Greece
— 1 day
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London vacation maker tool.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to London is an approximately 13-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 4 hours. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 18th (Wed), see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from London to Zermatt takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Zermatt, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then wander the streets of Old Town.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zurich online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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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 20th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Munich driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lefkada.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche

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day
Lefkada, Greece

Lefkada ©
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Katsiki and then kick back and relax at Egremni Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lefkada trip website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Munich to Lefkada in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Munich in December: high temperatures in Lefkada hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Lefkada

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
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Egremni Beach ©
Egremni Beach
Porto Katsiki ©
Porto Katsiki

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, then explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Plaka, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Athens tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Lefkada to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Church of St. Louis of the French. Colosseum and Santa Maria della Vittoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip builder site.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Traveling from Athens in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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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 27th (Fri): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip builder app.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in December, things will get a bit cooler in Venice: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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