15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— Few hours
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Konstanz, Germany
— 3 nights
train:  9​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum and then get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of De Negen Straatjes.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Amsterdam is minus 9 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 20th (Thu), you're off toCologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
De 9 Straatjes ©
De 9 Straatjes

3
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Papa Joe's Jazz Bar as well as Claudius Therme. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cologne trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Cologne

Nightlife Spas Museums
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Papa Joe's Jazz Lokal ©
Papa Joe's Jazz Lokal
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Claudius Therme ©
Claudius Therme

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hours
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt planner .

You can take a train from Cologne to Frankfurt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. You will leave for Konstanz on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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3
nights
Konstanz, Germany

Konstanz
Set on the border with Switzerland and on the shores of the lake of the same name, Konstanz represents both a city of leisure and some of the country’s best education.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Konstanz trip planner .

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Konstanz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Frankfurt in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Konstanz, with lows of -1°C. You will leave for Paris on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Konstanz

Outdoors Museums Parks
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2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Disneyland Park, Musée d'Orsay, and other attractions.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Konstanz to Paris takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Konstanz in December, Paris is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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