47 days in Western Europe Itinerary

47 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip maker

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 9 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 11 nights
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Paris, France
— 11 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 13 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany

— 9 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Change things up with these side-trips from Frankfurt: Cologne (Domschatzkammer, Cologne Cathedral, &more), Wurzburg (St. Kilian Cathedral, Residenzplatz, &more) and Rothenburg (Reichsstadtmuseum, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, try to win big at Kurhaus Baden-Baden, steep yourself in history at Goethe House, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt road trip planning app.

New Delhi, India to Frankfurt is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Frankfurt: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 25:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 11 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen), Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and The Hague (Sea Life Scheveningen, Kunstmuseum Den Haag, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 11 nights

City of Light

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Rue Saint-Romain, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris online travel route builder.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Vienna, Austria

— 13 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and stroll around Prater.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip maker.

Fly from Paris to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Paris in January; daily highs in Vienna reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 29:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 2 nights

Mainhattan

Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Goethe House, then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, and finally admire the striking features of Romer.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Vienna to Frankfurt by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites
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