8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Train
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
3
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Drive
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly

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2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (St Bonifacius Bridge, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also 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. When traveling from London in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Grand Place ©
Must see
Grand Place
4.8
Mini-Europe ©
Theme Park
Mini-Europe
3.9
The Markt ©
Landmark
The Markt
4.4

1
night
Cologne, Germany

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 20th (Mon), make a trip to Heumarkt, then see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Maria Himmelfahrt.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Cologne trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Brussels to Cologne in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Cologne

Highlights from your trip
Cologne Cathedral ©
World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
Chocolate Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Chocolate Museum
3.8
St. Maria Himmelfahrt ©
Religious Site
St. Maria Himmelfahrt
4.7

1
night
Strasbourg, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, wander the streets of La Petite France, stop by Le Comptoir du Cigare, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Strasbourg trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Cologne to Strasbourg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
La Petite France ©
World heritage site
La Petite France
4.8
Palais de Rohan ©
Specialty Museum
Palais de Rohan
4.2

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti, take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Prague driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Highlights from your trip
Charles Bridge
Must see
Charles Bridge
4.6
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Albertina, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then admire the striking features of Rathaus, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vienna online road trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Highlights from your trip
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Must see
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
Belvedere Palace ©
Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6

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