10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

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.
Musee Rodin has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): visit Île de la Cité, then examine the collection at Musee Rodin, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paris attractions planner.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. December in Paris sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally explore the galleries of Atomium.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Prague trip builder site.

You can fly from Brussels to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Prague are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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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.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Albertina, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites
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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in December, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome attractions planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in December: high temperatures in Rome hover around 57°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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