34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— Few hours
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— Few hours
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 day
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Tallinn
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 day
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Tromso, Norway
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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 17th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online journey planner.

Durban, South Africa to Venice is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Durban to Venice is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Durban in December, expect Venice to be colder, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, appreciate the history behind La Pieta, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

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You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the activities along Laguna Veneta and then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel route builder website.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:

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Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Altstadt von Innsbruck and Basilica Wilten. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), hit the slopes at Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Innsbruck online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Venice to Innsbruck in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Venice in December, expect Innsbruck to be a bit cooler, temps between 6°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snow Space Salzburg - St. Johann.

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Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

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Hallstatt, Austria

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Old Town and then enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Hallstatt route builder.

Drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rathausplatz and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Melk Abbey in Melk, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, have fun at Time Travel Vienna, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Vienna travel planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In December in Vienna, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Prague online trip maker.

You can take a train from Vienna to Prague in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:

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St. Petersburg, Russia

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island. Step out of St. Petersburg with an excursion to WindTunnel FlyStation in Kuzmolovsky--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Oranienbaum State Museum Reserve, make a trip to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Prague to St. Petersburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Prague to St. Petersburg. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Prague in December: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 1°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:

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Tallinn, Estonia

A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill and then examine the collection at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tallinn day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Tallinn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

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Stockholm, Sweden

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fotografiska Stockholm and Stockholms Stadsbibliotek. Go for a jaunt from Stockholm to Uppsala to see Uppsala Domkyrka about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Skansen, don't miss a visit to Stockholm City Hall, take some stellar pictures from Fjallgatan, and contemplate the long history of Riddarholmen Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stockholm day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Tallinn to Stockholm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:

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Oslo, Norway

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Sognsvann Lake and then hit the slopes at Tryvann Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and finally contemplate the long history of 22 July Centre.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in January, you will find days in Oslo are a bit warmer (6°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:

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Bergen, Norway

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Room Escape Games. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and examine the collection at Theta Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bergen trip planner.

Traveling by train from Oslo to Bergen takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bergen, with lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:

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Tromso, Norway

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Polar Museum. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for gifts at Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs, make a trip to Tromso Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of The Arctic Cathedral.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read our Tromso trip planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Tromso in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bergen in January, expect Tromso to be a bit cooler, temps between -1°C and -7°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan attractions planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Milan takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tromso in January, with highs in Milan at 9°C and lows at 0°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then browse the collection at libreria Acqua alta, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online attractions planner.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites
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