16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and ponder the world of politics at Rathaus.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vienna day trip planning website.

New Delhi, India to Vienna is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Vienna are much colder (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), thensee the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square. On the next day, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, thenponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, thendon't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Lesser Town, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. December in Prague sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 25th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), thenadmire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, thentake an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, Amsterdam is somewhat warmer than Prague - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, thenshop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris holiday planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, walk around Parc Guell, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and then stop by El Barri Gòtic.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona planning website.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 31st (Tue): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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