43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 1 night
Train to Magenta, Train to London
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
Fly to Zurich, Train to Grindelwald
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll around Parc Guell, then don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, then browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and then admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get slightly colder in Barcelona: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in November, with highs in Madrid at 17°C and lows at 6°C. You will leave for Paris on the 28th (Tue).
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Paris, France — 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): browse the range of quality goods at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in November, you will find days in Paris are little chillier (12°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marne-la-Vallee.
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Marne-la-Vallee, France — 1 night

As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): discover the magic at Disneyland Paris. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Etienne, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Fontainebleau, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Paul.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Marne-la-Vallee route planner.

Marne-la-Vallee is just a short distance from Paris. December in Marne-la-Vallee sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get a tailor-made plan with Thames River Tours - Day Tours, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the London itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Marne-la-Vallee to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. You will leave for Amsterdam on the 8th (Fri).
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, get a new perspective on things with Amsterdam Canal Cruises, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Luxembourg City.
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 2 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, stroll the grounds of Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then step into the grandiose world of Grand Ducal Palace, and finally make a trip to Pfaffenthal Lift / Aufzug/ Scenic lift. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Barrio Grund, stroll through Casemates du Bock, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art).

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Luxembourg City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Luxembourg City, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of 1°C. You will leave for Grindelwald on the 13th (Wed).
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 4 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Brienz (in Brienz), Oeschinen Lake (in Kandersteg) and Titlis (in Engelberg). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, take some stellar pictures from Bergrestaurant Aellfluh, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bussalp, and look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald online trip maker.

Do a combination of flight and train from Luxembourg City to Grindelwald in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and explore the activities along English Garden.

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Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Munich takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 3 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: Wurzburg (Residenzplatz, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, admire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Jewish Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Munich to Frankfurt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 1°C in Frankfurt. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Stroeget, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Berlin to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can fly to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway — 3 nights

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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, stroll around Vigeland Park, and see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oslo travel route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Oslo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Copenhagen in December since evenings lows in Oslo dip to -5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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