9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night

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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 with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, walk around Parque del Retiro, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip builder site.

Paris, France to Madrid is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Madrid to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

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Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the galleries of Atomium, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels.

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Take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels. Traveling from London in December, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Strasbourg.

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Must see
Grand Place
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban, take a stroll through La Petite France, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Strasbourg tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Strasbourg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. In December, daily temperatures in Strasbourg can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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World heritage site
La Petite France
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Landmark
Barrage Vauban
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