33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Lyon, France
— 5 nights
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
5
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
7
Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
8
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Place Vendome and National Museum of Natural History. Step out of Paris to go to Chatenay-Malabry and see Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, get curious at Musee des Arts et Metiers, snap pictures at Pont-Neuf, and stroll around Parc Monceau.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, things will get cooler in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Musee des Arts et Metiers ©
Musee des Arts et Metiers
Place Vendome ©
Place Vendome
Memorial De La Shoah ©
Memorial De La Shoah

5
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee d'Histoire de Lyon and Palais de la Bourse. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Bonaventure, admire the striking features of Cour des Voraces, don't miss a visit to Abbaye de Saint Martin d'Ainay, and get your game on at DreamAway Lyon.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon holiday app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Lyon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lyon

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
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I-Reality ©
I-Reality
Musee d'Histoire de Lyon ©
Musee d'Histoire de Lyon
Eglise Saint-Bonaventure ©
Eglise Saint-Bonaventure

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Explore hidden gems such as Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musee Barbier-Mueller) and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Musee d'histoire des sciences de la Ville de Geneve, see the interesting displays at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, look for gifts at Favarger Chocolate Factory, and make a trip to Banc de la Treille.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Geneva journey maker.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lyon in December: highs in Geneva hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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MB&F M.A.D.Gallery ©
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery
Parc Bertrand ©
Parc Bertrand

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sechselautenplatz and Museum fur Gestaltung Zurich: Toni-Areal. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Zoological Museum, stop by Maurice de Mauriac, make a trip to Predigerkirche, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wasserkirche.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Zurich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Tours
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Zoological Museum ©
Zoological Museum
Sechselautenplatz ©
Sechselautenplatz
Predigerkirche ©
Predigerkirche

1
night
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Minorite Monastery, see the interesting displays at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, admire the landmark architecture of Vlassky Dvur, see the interesting displays at Muzeum obchodu Cesky Krumlov, thensee the interesting displays at 3D Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jost Church.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Cesky Krumlov in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. December in Cesky Krumlov sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Jost Church ©
St. Jost Church
Minorite Monastery ©
Minorite Monastery
Muzeum obchodu Cesky Krumlov ©
Muzeum obchodu Cesky Krumlov

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, see the interesting displays at Czech Repubrick, and then walk around Vyšehradské sady. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, see the interesting displays at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, and then examine the collection at Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Prague attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Prague takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Prague sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Czech Repubrick ©
Czech Repubrick
Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague ©
Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague
Vyšehradské sady ©
Vyšehradské sady

1
night
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Hangman's Bridge, make a trip to Weinstadel, steep yourself in history at Spittlertor, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Nassauer Haus, and finally admire the local landmark of Tugendbrunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Elisabethkirche and then don't miss a visit to Gansemannchenbrunnen.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Nuremberg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites
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Elisabethkirche ©
Elisabethkirche
Weinstadel ©
Weinstadel
Tugendbrunnen ©
Tugendbrunnen

3
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Roemer Kaisersaal. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Happy Landings Flightsimulations, thensee the interesting displays at Geldmuseum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Holzhausenschlosschen, and finally make a trip to Messeturm.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Frankfurt online route planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Frankfurt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. January in Frankfurt sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Holzhausenschlosschen ©
Holzhausenschlosschen
Fountain of Justice ©
Fountain of Justice
Rathaus Seckbach ©
Rathaus Seckbach

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels and La Bourse de Bruxelles. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Planete Chocolat, explore the world behind art at Van Buuren Museum, wander the streets of Place St. Gery, and make a trip to Zinneke Pis.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Frankfurt to Brussels by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Brussels are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Place St. Gery ©
Place St. Gery
Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels ©
Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels
Planete Chocolat ©
Planete Chocolat

6
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden and Drents Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Room Escape Games (in Zwolle), Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) (in Utrecht) and National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen (in Drunen). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Fries Museum, appreciate the history behind Anne Frank Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at English Reformed Church, and engage your brain at Eise Eisinga Planetarium.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. January in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Franeker, Leeuwarden, Zuiderzeemuseum, Room Escape Games, Drents Museum
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Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden ©
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden
Fries Museum ©
Fries Museum

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