28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
2
Nuremberg, Germany
— 5 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
5
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 4 nights
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ghent City Center and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gravensteen and Torture Museum Oude Steen. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Zonnebeke (Tyne Cot Cemetery & Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917), Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & St Michael's Bridge) and Antwerp (Rubens House (Rubenshuis), Grote Markt, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and learn about all things military at In Flanders Fields Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bruges online vacation planner.

Charlotte, USA to Bruges is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charlotte to Bruges due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in December, expect nights in Bruges to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are little chillier, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ghent, Antwerp, Zonnebeke, In Flanders Fields Museum
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The Old Chocolate House ©
The Old Chocolate House
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde

5
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kaiserburg Nurnberg and Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds). Let the collections at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände and Toy Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Town (in Dinkelsbuhl), Rothenburg (Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more) and Regensburg (Neupfarrkirche, Old Town, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, browse the exhibits of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, and make a trip to St. Lorenz Church.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Nuremberg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Traveling from Bruges in December, things will get a bit cooler in Nuremberg: highs are around 41°F and lows about 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bamberg, Rothenburg, Regensburg, Old Town
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Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände ©
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt

4
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Gallery of Steel Figures or Narodni Galerie Praha. Let the collections at Lobkowicz Palace and National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror capture your imagination. Step out of Prague with an excursion to Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost in Terezin--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and stop by Lesser Town.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip app.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost
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Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost ©
Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost

4
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Petersfriedhof and DomQuartier Salzburg. Step out of Salzburg with an excursion to Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee in Perwang am Grabensee--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, stop by Christmas in Salzburg, and steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

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You can drive from Prague to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°F in January, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee, Stift Mattsee
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Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Haus der Natur ©
Haus der Natur

4
nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Appreciate the collections at Arktikum and Christmas House Santa. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Rovaniemi takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Salzburg in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at 16°F and lows at 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Appreciate the collections at Davids Samling (The David Collection) and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nyhavn and Our Saviour's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Roskilde Domkirke (in Roskilde), Keldby Church (in Keldby) and Kronborg (in Helsingoer). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Mons Klint, get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Slot, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Copenhagen takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi to Copenhagen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in January; daily highs in Copenhagen reach 38°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Moen, Roskilde Domkirke, Kronborg
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Kronborg ©
Kronborg
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church

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