25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On the next day, make a trip to Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris road trip tool.

Miami, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Paris is 6 hours. In March, Paris is much colder than Miami - with highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 2 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, steep yourself in history at MNHM National Museum of Military History, then steep yourself in history at Vianden Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Place d'Armes.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Luxembourg City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip builder app.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

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.
On the 9th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally walk around Vondelpark.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam planner.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Berlin, Germany

— 2 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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Berlin vacation planning app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Prague day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally don't miss a visit to Szabadsag Ter. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, then steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas
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Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip app.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

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.
On the 20th (Sat), engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and then get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, explore the activities along English Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Munich online trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Munich by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, and stop by Old Town.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zurich route website.

Drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Luxembourg travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Historic Sites · Geologic Formations
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.

Belgium travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Monuments
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.