27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  43 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h
2
Frankfurt, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Heidelberg, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Wurzburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Bad Reichenhall, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
10
Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
11
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
13
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
14
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
15
Durnstein, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
16
Melk, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
17
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
18
Regensburg, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
19
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
20
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia


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2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally walk around Vondelpark. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, then browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally snap pictures at Magere Brug.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam driving holiday 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, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Amsterdam to be cooler, temps between 12°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): ponder the design of Fountain of Justice and then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Frankfurt holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Fountain of Justice ©
Fountain of Justice

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Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg and then take in the views from Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge).

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Heidelberg visit planning website.

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Heidelberg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Heidelberg are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) ©
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)

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night
Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, and finally step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wurzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Heidelberg to Wurzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Wurzburg can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Alte Mainbruecke ©
Alte Mainbruecke

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Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Town Walls.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Wurzburg to Rothenburg by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls

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Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Alatsee, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lechfall, and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fussen journey planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Fussen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Fussen are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Bad Reichenhall.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

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Bad Reichenhall, Germany

Bad Reichenhall ©
Bad Reichenhall is a spa town, and administrative center of the Berchtesgadener Land district in Upper Bavaria, Germany. On the 28th (Sat), explore the activities along Konigssee and then take some stellar pictures from The Eagle's Nest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Thumsee, don't miss a visit to Alte Saline, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Agidikirche, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bad Reichenhall online trip planner.

Getting from Fussen to Bad Reichenhall by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. November in Bad Reichenhall sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bad Reichenhall

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Konigssee, The Eagle's Nest
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Thumsee ©
Thumsee

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg online day trip planner.

Salzburg is just a short distance from Bad Reichenhall. In November, daytime highs in Salzburg are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Badestrand Hallstatt. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Old Town and then kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt.

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Drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt

1
night
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park and then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Bled in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Bled sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Nature Trails
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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day
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): visit Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana holiday planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
On the 7th (Mon), snap pictures at Stary most, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, then visit Bratislava Old Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bratislava trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town

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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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, try out the rides at Prater, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Schonbrunner Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online attractions planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Durnstein.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Durnstein, Austria

Durnstein
Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube river in the Krems-Land district, in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. On the 10th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Stift Durnstein and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Durnstein travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Durnstein takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Durnstein sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Melk.

Things to do in Durnstein

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Burgruine Duernstein
Burgruine Duernstein
Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt ©
Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt
Domane Wachau ©
Domane Wachau

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Melk, Austria

Melk ©
Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt and then contemplate the long history of Melk Abbey.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melk driving holiday planning site.

Melk is just a stone's throw from Durnstein. In December, daytime highs in Melk are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Melk

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt ©
Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt

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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.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then get your game on at Breakout Prague - Real Life Escape Games.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague online day trip planner.

Drive from Melk to Prague in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Regensburg.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Regensburg, Germany

Regensburg ©
One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): snap pictures at Old Stone Bridge and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Regensburg trip maker.

You can drive from Prague to Regensburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Regensburg are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Regensburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Old Stone Bridge ©
Old Stone Bridge

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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 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Church and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Munich holiday planning site.

Drive from Regensburg 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. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Munich

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
On the 15th (Tue), make a trip to Romer.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Frankfurt journey planning tool.

You can take a train from Munich to Frankfurt in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Munich in December, Frankfurt is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 1°C. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Romer ©
Romer
Main Tower ©
Main Tower

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