34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— Few hours
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— Few hours
4
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
6
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 day
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
9
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
10
Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 day
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
12
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
13
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
14
Tromso, Norway
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
16
Venice, Italy
— Few hours

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online journey planner.

Durban, South Africa to Venice is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Durban to Venice is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Durban in December, expect Venice to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites
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Centro Storico di Venezia ©
Centro Storico di Venezia

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenadmire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, thenexplore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, appreciate the history behind La Pieta, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

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You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the activities along Laguna Veneta and then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel route builder website.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Laguna Veneta ©
Laguna Veneta

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Altstadt von Innsbruck and Alpes. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), admire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, and stroll through Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck road trip tool.

You can drive from Venice to Innsbruck in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in December: high temperatures in Innsbruck hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck ©
Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Resort Alpendorf.

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Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Alpendorf
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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Old Town and then enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Hallstatt route builder.

Drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rathausplatz and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Melk Abbey in Melk, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, have fun at Time Travel Vienna, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Vienna travel planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Rathausplatz ©
Rathausplatz
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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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 30th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, thensnap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Prague online trip maker.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

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

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saint Isaac's Cathedral and WindTunnel FlyStation. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, make a trip to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Prague to St. Petersburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Prague to St. Petersburg. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Prague in December: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

WindTunnel FlyStation
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill and then examine the collection at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tallinn day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Tallinn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood ©
Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fotografiska Stockholm and Stockholm City Hall. Go for a jaunt from Stockholm to Uppsala to see Uppsala Domkyrka about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Skansen, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take some stellar pictures from Fjallgatan, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Skogskyrkogarden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stockholm day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Tallinn to Stockholm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Stockholm, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Uppsala Domkyrka
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Sognsvann Lake and then fly down the slopes at Tryvann Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), thenget to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, thenadmire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and finally steep yourself in history at 22 July Centre.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Oslo tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Stockholm in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Oslo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake
Tryvann Ski Resort
Tryvann Ski Resort

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Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, brush up on your military savvy at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, and examine the collection at Theta Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bergen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bergen, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Nature
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen

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Tromso, Norway

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Polar Museum, admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral, snap pictures at Tromso Bridge, and look for gifts at Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Tromso vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Tromso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bergen in January, with highs in Tromso at °C and lows at °C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for Milan.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet ©
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet

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Milan, Italy

Milan
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.
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan attractions planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Milan takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tromso in January, with highs in Milan at °C and lows at °C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenbrowse the collection at libreria Acqua alta, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online attractions planner.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites
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St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile
libreria Acqua alta ©
libreria Acqua alta
Scala Contarini del Bovolo ©
Scala Contarini del Bovolo

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