20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 45 min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 1 night
End: Paris, France

3
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Palace of Versailles as well as Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 37°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Zurich is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Zurich tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Zurich is little chillier than Paris - with highs of 41°F and lows of 30°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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.
To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munich day trip site.

Drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 29°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, and then admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House. On the next day, take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Munich to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Prague are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. You will leave for Berlin on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You've now added Berliner Dom to your itinerary. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for Amsterdam on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Light District. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, don't miss a visit to Leidseplein, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip builder tool .

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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Red Light District ©
Red Light District
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Paris, France

Paris
To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will leave for home on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
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