22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Heidelberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Heidelberg, Germany

— 2 nights

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schloss Heidelberg and Dreifaltigkeitskirche Speyer. Get some historical perspective at Alte Universitaet and Heidelberg Tun. Explore Heidelberg's surroundings by going to Speyer (Historisches Museum der Pfalz Speyer & (Luther) Gedaechtniskirche), Rhein Neckar Zentrum (in Viernheim) and Frankfurt (Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte), see the interesting displays at Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuit Kirche, and steep yourself in history at Dicker Turm (Schloss).

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Heidelberg travel planning app.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Heidelberg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Heidelberg is 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in December; daily highs in Heidelberg reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Appreciate the collections at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Palace of Tears. Head to Mall of Berlin and Die Hackeschen Hoefefor plenty of shopping. Explore Berlin's surroundings by going to Lubben (Gurkenradweg Spreewald & Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz). The adventure continues: make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, and wander the streets of Mitte.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Berlin holiday builder website.

Getting from Heidelberg to Berlin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Warsaw, Poland

— 4 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Appreciate the collections at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego and Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie. Popular historic sites such as Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski) are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, see the interesting displays at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum, take an in-depth tour of Mausoleum of Struggle and Martyrdom, and contemplate the long history of Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski).

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Warsaw trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Warsaw takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Warsaw are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Visit Nyhavn and Rosenborg Castle for their historical value. Let the collections at Davids Samling (The David Collection) and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Copenhagen: Stevns Klint (in Store Heddinge) and M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark (in Helsingoer). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Our Saviour's Church, look for gifts at Illums Bolighus, view the masterpieces at VILLUM Window Collection, and explore the world behind art at Kunstforeningen Gl Strand.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip website.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Warsaw in January, expect Copenhagen to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

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 5th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, stop by De 9 Straatjes, then examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, and finally stop by Cheese & More by Henri Willig - Tasting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Moco Museum, explore the activities along The Amstel, then examine the collection at Micropia, and finally get curious at Body Worlds.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planning website.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Nature · Shopping · Parks

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Grand Place, take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, delve into the lush surroundings at Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', then see the interesting displays at Atomium, then see the interesting displays at Train World, and finally examine the collection at MOOF Museum. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Aspen, take in the exciting artwork at Museum De Reede, examine the collection at Museum Mayer van den Bergh, then see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), and finally examine the collection at Red Star Line Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bruges, Belgium

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 9th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, stop by Depla Chocolatier, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then admire the striking features of Brugge Sint Jacobskerk, then see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

London, United Kingdom

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, then explore the world behind art at Wallace Collection, and finally get engrossed in the history at British Library. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery, hunt for treasures at Borough Market, then brush up on your military savvy at HMS Belfast, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London holiday builder website.

Traveling by combination of car and train from Bruges to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bruges to London. In January in London, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping