28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
5
Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 1 night
6
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
9
Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights

4
nights
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.
St. Stephen's Cathedral and Augustinerkirche will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Albertina and Cafe Gloriette. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, get your game on at Time Travel Vienna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, and contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna sightseeing site.

Adelaide, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Vienna. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Adelaide in December, with highs in Vienna at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 15:
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Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien ©
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Albertina ©
Albertina

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, thentake an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and then admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salzburg travel route tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
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St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) ©
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme ©
Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme

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 18th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk, and then make a trip to Brugse Vrije. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Historium Brugge, look for gifts at Chocolates & Happiness, and then take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Bruges trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Bruges takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bruges when traveling from Salzburg in December, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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Brugse Vrije ©
Brugse Vrije
Historium Brugge ©
Historium Brugge
Sint-Walburgakerk ©
Sint-Walburgakerk

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 20th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris road trip website.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Paris

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Marne-la-Vallee, France

Marne-la-Vallee ©
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Paris. On the 21st (Tue), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Paris.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Marne-la-Vallee travel route planner.

Marne-la-Vallee is just a stone's throw from Paris. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at St. Paul's Cathedral and Churchill War Rooms. British Library and Tate Modern will appeal to museum buffs. It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from The Monument to the Great Fire of London.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London itinerary builder app.

Getting from Marne-la-Vallee to London by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Edinburgh on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
British Library ©
British Library

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 27th (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close and then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at People's Story and then examine the collection at Surgeons' Hall Museums.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Print Museum and kick back and relax at Sandycove Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story ©
The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story

5
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Visit Malaga Cathedral and Teatro Romano for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga and Castillo de Gibralfaro. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Colección del Museo Ruso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Victoria, take some stellar pictures from Mirador del Gibralfaro, and explore the world behind art at CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Dublin to Malaga in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Malaga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in December, things will get a bit warmer in Malaga: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
Highlights from your plan
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga

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