32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sir John Soane's Museum and The British Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Westminster and National Gallery. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London Docklands, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and pause for some serene contemplation at Westminster Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London attractions planner.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in London reach 11°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:

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Manchester, United Kingdom

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Ann's Church, browse the exhibits of Clayton Hall Museum, then stroll around Bramall Hall & Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Victoria Baths. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, steep yourself in history at Castlefield Urban Heritage Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Mary's the Hidden Gem.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manchester trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Manchester takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and Wicklow Mountains National Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Dublinia. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, enjoy the sand and surf at Portmarnock Beach, and take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Dublin day trip tool.

Getting from Manchester to Dublin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. December in Dublin sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. Appreciate the collections at Surgeons' Hall Museums and Royal Yacht Britannia. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, enjoy the sand and surf at Portobello Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, and make a trip to Scottish National War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip website.

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some cultural insight at Mitte and Museum fuer Naturkunde. Popular historic sites such as Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and East Side Gallery are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum, engage your brain at German Museum of Technology, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule).

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Berlin is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:

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Nuremberg, Germany

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): examine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), steep yourself in history at Heilig-Geist-Spital, get to know the fascinating history of City Walls of Nuremberg, then steep yourself in history at Hangman's Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Unschlittplatz.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg trip app.

You can fly from Berlin to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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.
Visit Nymphenburg Palace and St. Michael's Church for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Deutsches Museum and FC Bayern Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Wank Mountain & Garmisch-Classic), Andechs Monastery (in Andechs) and Mittenwald (Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald & St. Peter und Paul). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Burgersaalkirche and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heiliggeistkirche.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Munich trip planner.

Getting from Nuremberg to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, wander the streets of Niederdorf, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Peter, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wasserkirche, and finally examine the collection at Musee Visionnaire Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Wyden Badi, then see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip maker.

Drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Venezia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in January, with highs in Rome at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:

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Valletta, Malta

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
On the 19th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Carmelite Priory Mdina, examine the collection at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Fortifications Interpretation Centre - Fortifications Interpretation Centre, then explore the galleries of Casa Rocca Piccola, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis' Church Valletta.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Valletta travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Valletta takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Valletta, with lows of 11°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Malta travel guide

3.9
Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.