29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train
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Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 8 nights

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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and see the interesting displays at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid journey planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, expect Madrid to be a bit cooler, temps between 14°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can fly to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Paris, France

— 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

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Fly from Madrid to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in January, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (8°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Cologne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Cologne, Germany

— 3 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cologne: Dusseldorf (Konigsallee, Rheinuferpromenade, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cologne Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, and make a trip to Hohenzollern Bridge.

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You can take a train from Paris to Cologne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daytime highs in Cologne are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of Dancing House, and steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prague holiday builder site.

You can fly from Cologne to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cologne in January: high temperatures in Prague hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks

Milan, Italy

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more) and Turin (Museo Egizio & Museo Nazionale del Cinema). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Prague in January, you will find days in Milan are somewhat warmer (9°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 8 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Montserrat (Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey & Sant Jeroni) and Kainis Rituals (in Terrassa). Enjoy Barcelona some more: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, stroll around Parc de Montjuic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Milan to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips