33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Adeje, Spain
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights

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Ohrid ©

Jerusalem of the Balkans

Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ohrid visit planner.

Beijing, China to Ohrid is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Beijing to Ohrid is minus 7 hours. In December, Ohrid is somewhat warmer than Beijing - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Ohrid

Parks · Nature
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World heritage site
Lake Ohrid
4.8

3
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Paul's Cathedral and Houses of Parliament. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and Buckingham Palace. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around St. James's Park, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London online vacation planner.

Fly from Ohrid to London in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ohrid to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ohrid in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in London, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
4.5
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Blafjoll Ski Resort. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Perlan and Ytri Tunga Beach. Step out of Reykjavik to go to Thingvellir and see Thingvellir National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip planning website.

You can fly from London to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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World heritage site
Thingvellir National Park
4.6

2
nights
Adeje, Spain

Adeje ©

Golfer's Paradise

Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
Attractions like Playa del Duque and Playa El Medano make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Playa de las Vistas and Teide National Park. There's more to do: explore the activities along Los Cristianos Harbour.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Adeje trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Reykjavik to Adeje in 13 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in December, things will get warmer in Adeje: highs are around 26°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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World heritage site
Teide National Park
4.8
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Must see
Playa El Medano
4.4

4
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa de Maspalomas and Playa de Mogan. Visit Las Canteras Beach and Playa de Amadores for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de San Agustin, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, and explore the striking landscape at Los Azulejos de Veneguera.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maspalomas journey planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Adeje to Maspalomas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Must see
Playa de Amadores
4.4
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Must see
Playa de Mogan
4.4

2
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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Attractions like Belém Tower and Lisbon Oceanarium make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Colares to see Cabo da Roca about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, visit Alfama, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lisbon visit planner.

Getting from Maspalomas to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In December, Lisbon is slightly colder than Maspalomas - with highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2

2
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acueduct of Segovia and Alcazar of Segovia. Attractions like Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in January, with highs in Madrid at 12°C and lows at 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Military Museum
Alcazar of Segovia
4.7

3
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. Bring the kids along to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. The adventure continues: walk around Parc Guell, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and take a stroll through Passeig de Gracia.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Must see
Parc Guell
4.1

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Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): kick back and relax at Mellieha Beach, admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Co-Cathedral, and then admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Malta Falconry Centre, wander the streets of Spinola Bay, and then stroll through Koperattiva Rurali Manikata.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Valletta online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valletta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry; or take a bus. In January in Valletta, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Valletta

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Neighborhood
Spinola Bay
4.4
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World heritage site
St. John's Co-Cathedral
4.7

5
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Île de la Cité and Chartres Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Paris takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, Paris is a bit cooler than Valletta - with highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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World heritage site
Chartres Cathedral
4.7

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