15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
On the 4th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London tour planning tool.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, then catch a live event at Old Trafford, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester online itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Manchester in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Childrens Museums · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Room Escape Games
Old Trafford ©
Old Trafford

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London, United Kingdom

London

The Square Mile

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Manchester to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 7th (Fri), you're off to Bruges.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Tours
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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and then make a trip to The Markt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bruges online itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Bruges by combination of car and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cologne: Eltz Castle (in Wierschem) and Deutsches Eck (German Corner) (in Koblenz). Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Phantasialand. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cologne Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cologne sightseeing site.

You can drive from Bruges to Cologne in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Cologne

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Phantasialand ©
Phantasialand
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cologne to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see Catedral Primada, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and walk around Casa de Campo.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Madrid vacation website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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