23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  17​h 30​min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

3
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.
Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Vienna Naschmarkt and Xocolat. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, make a trip to Graben and Kohlmarkt, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna tour itinerary maker website .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Vienna is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Jakarta to Vienna. Traveling from Jakarta in December, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, then browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Salzburg online trip builder .

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Nymphenburg Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Munich trip planning site .

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. For shopping fun, head to Leidseplein or Albert Cuyp Market. Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, take a stroll through De 9 Straatjes, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and stop by The American Book Center.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Munich to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Munich in December, things will get a bit warmer in Amsterdam: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Carpentier-Goegebeuer. Go for a jaunt from Brussels to Bruges to see Groeningemuseum about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Atomium, make a trip to Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

Discover how to plan a Brussels trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Le Marais. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stop by Bijoux Blues, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Head to The Gallery at The Guild and Genius Treasure Museumfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Step out of London with an excursion to Feldon Valley, Cotswolds in Brailes--about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

The Gallery at The Guild, Feldon Valley, Cotswolds
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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