27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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27 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Medellin, Colombia
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
2
Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 45 min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
10
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Medellin, Colombia

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to The Markt, make a trip to Oude Griffie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): admire the striking features of Stadhuis, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

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

Medellin, Colombia to Bruges is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Medellin to Bruges is 6 hours. Traveling from Medellin in December, things will get cooler in Bruges: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Parks
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a stroll through La Petite France. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Little Venice and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bruges to Strasbourg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bruges in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Strasbourg, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Colmar, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim
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La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in the spiritual surroundings of Markuskirche, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lucerne travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Lucerne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zurich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): snap pictures at Dragon Bridge (Zmajski Most), then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, Head underground at Postojna Cave, then stroll around Tivoli Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Preseren Square.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lucerne to Ljubljana in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Postojna, Bled Castle
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Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Preseren Square ©
Preseren Square

2
nights
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, then stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, go deep underground at Salzwelten, and then make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

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nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and then get your game on at Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Prague online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Hallstatt to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Berlin online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 5th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, then appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church, steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, and then make a trip to Stroeget.

To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen travel route planning site .

You can fly from Berlin to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Neighborhoods
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

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nights
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
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.
On the 7th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Tallinna Teletorn, stroll around Kadriorg Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, then make a trip to Toompea Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali. Keep things going the next day: stop by Tallinn Old Town, don't miss a visit to Tallinna Raekoja Plats, and then see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour.

To see reviews, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tallinn online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Tallinn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Tallinn, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in January, expect Tallinn to be slightly colder, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and finally browse the exhibits of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, then cool off at Iskanten, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bergen trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Tallinn to Bergen in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to Bergen due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tallinn in January; daily highs in Bergen reach 4°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Iskanten
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Spas

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 11th (Mon), wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Alexander and Bucephalus, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and finally stop by Castlehill Whisky. On your second day here, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bergen to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), don't miss a visit to The Spire, see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, stroll around St Stephens Green, and then pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin holiday builder.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daytime highs in Dublin are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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