60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Odense, Denmark
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
7
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
8
The Hague, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
9
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
10
Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
13
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
14
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
tram + Fly:  3​h
15
Nice, France
— 2 nights
fly:  1​h 30​min
16
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
17
Incles, Andorra
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
18
Canillo, Andorra
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
19
Encamp, Andorra
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
20
Zaragoza, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
21
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
22
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
23
Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
24
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
fly:  30​min
25
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
fly:  2​h
26
Cagliari, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
27
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
28
Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
29
Dogana, San Marino
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
30
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
31
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
train + tram + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Stockholm, Sweden

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stop by Susan Fosse Knitwear, then get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and finally contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, then enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, then take in the waterfront at Fish Market, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bergen visit website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Bergen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. November in Bergen sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Museums
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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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 7th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ljan Church and then see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, then explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bergen in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Oslo, with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Odense.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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Odense, Denmark

Odense ©
The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at The Danish Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at H. C. Andersens House, then contemplate the long history of Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home, then meet the residents at Odense ZOO, and finally step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Odense trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Oslo to Odense by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Odense, with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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H. C. Andersens House ©
H. C. Andersens House
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
The Danish Railway Museum ©
The Danish Railway Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Our Saviour's Church, wander the streets of Nyhavn, then explore the galleries of Amalienborg, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, and finally see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Copenhagen ZOO, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, and then make a trip to Stroeget.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip planner .

Take a train from Odense to Copenhagen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 13th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, then examine the collection at Hamburg Dungeon, and finally examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. On your second day here, make a trip to Rathausmarkt, meet the residents at Tierpark Hagenbeck, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hauptkirche St. Michaelis, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hamburg trip planning website .

Fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Port of Hamburg ©
Port of Hamburg
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and Topographie des Terrors. Get in touch with nature at Berlin Bootsverleih and Pfaueninsel. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Berlin attractions tool .

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Transportation
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topographie des Terrors ©
Topographie des Terrors

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Take a break from the city and head to Messel Pit Fossil Site and Neroberg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Heidelberg and Mainz Cathedral (Dom). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Heidelberg (Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg) & Student Jail (Studentenkarzer)). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Staedel Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Rhein, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Frankfurt planner .

Fly from Berlin to Frankfurt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Mainz Cathedral (Dom), Neroberg, Messel Pit Fossil Site, Rhein
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Messel Pit Fossil Site ©
Messel Pit Fossil Site
Staedel Museum
Staedel Museum

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The Hague, Holland

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague, see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), then see the interesting displays at Madurodam, and finally kick back and relax at Scheveningen Beach. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, then steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, and then get to know the resident critters at Rotterdam Zoo.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read The Hague tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Frankfurt to The Hague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November in The Hague, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rotterdam Zoo, World Heritage Kinderdijk
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Madurodam ©
Madurodam
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Get outdoors at Flagship Amsterdam and Leemstar, Amsterdam Canal Cruises. Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and take a tour by water with Flying Dutch Boats.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder website .

Take a bus from The Hague to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Antwerp.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Frans Hals Museum
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cogels Osylei, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Carolus Borromeus Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Vlaeykensgang. On the next day, observe the fascinating underwater world at Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) and then examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Antwerp trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Cogels Osylei ©
Cogels Osylei

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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 some cultural insight at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Appreciate the collections at Atomium and Belgian Comic Strip Center. Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Pairi Daiza in Brugelette--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice).

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner .

Traveling by train from Antwerp to Brussels takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Pairi Daiza
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 1st (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, admire the masterpieces at Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Histoire de la Ville, admire the striking features of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art). On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, and finally learn about all things military at MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City trip maker app .

Getting from Brussels to Luxembourg City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups in Chatenay-Malabry, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, explore the activities along Seine River, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris vacation maker website .

You can take a train from Luxembourg City to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally explore by horseback at Parc de la Tete d'Or.

Before you visit Lyon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In December in Lyon, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Golf
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nice online holiday planner .

Getting from Lyon to Nice by combination of tram and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Lyon in December; daily highs in Nice reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off toAndorra la Vella.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella ©
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): hit the slopes at Vallnord Pal-Arinsal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sant Esteve d'Andorra la Vella, and then admire the striking features of Casa de la Vall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Andorra la Vella driving holiday site .

Getting from Nice to Andorra la Vella by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Incles.

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vallnord Pal-Arinsal, Museu Casa d'Areny-Plandolit
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Vallnord Pal-Arinsal ©
Vallnord Pal-Arinsal
Museu Casa d'Areny-Plandolit ©
Museu Casa d'Areny-Plandolit
Casa de la Vall ©
Casa de la Vall

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Incles, Andorra

Incles ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): hike along Cabana Sorda Lake Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Incles trip builder tool .

Incles is just a stone's throw from Andorra la Vella. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Canillo.

Things to do in Incles

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Valle de Incles ©
Valle de Incles
Cabana Sorda Lake Trail ©
Cabana Sorda Lake Trail

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Canillo, Andorra

Canillo ©
Canillo is one of the parishes of Andorra. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo de la Moto and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Meritxell.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Canillo day trip app .

Canillo is just a short distance from Incles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Encamp.

Things to do in Canillo

Historic Sites Museums
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Santuario de Meritxell ©
Santuario de Meritxell

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Encamp, Andorra

Encamp ©
Encamp is one of the parishes of Andorra, located on the Valira d'Orient river. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Holy Art Museum and then see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional de l'Automobil.

To find out how to plan a trip to Encamp, use our trip itinerary maker.

Encamp is very close to Canillo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Encamp

Museums
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Museu Nacional de l'Automobil ©
Museu Nacional de l'Automobil

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Zaragoza, Spain

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Palacio de la Aljaferia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, then pause for some photo ops at Torre Del Pilar, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire the landmark architecture of La Lonja, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and finally don't miss a visit to El Tubo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zaragoza trip planner .

You can drive from Encamp to Zaragoza in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Zaragoza can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bioparc Valencia and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. On the next day, admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral, and then explore the activities along Jardi del Turia.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Valencia trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Zaragoza to Valencia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zaragoza in December: highs in Valencia hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol. On the next day, walk around Parque del Retiro, see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read Madrid holiday planning website .

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Madrid, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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Albufeira, Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On the 20th (Thu), kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz (Parish Church Nossa Senhora da Conceição), then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take a stroll through Centro Historico de Albufeira.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira attractions planner.

Getting from Madrid to Albufeira by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Albufeira is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in December; daily highs in Albufeira reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Centro Historico de Albufeira ©
Centro Historico de Albufeira

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Let the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Belém Tower and Castelo de S. Jorge are in your itinerary. Spend the 22nd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, choose your vessel at Nosso Tejo, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and browse the exhibits of Igreja de Sao Roque.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Albufeira in December, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Gibraltar travel route planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Lisbon to Gibraltar takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Gibraltar, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gibraltar, with lows of 14°C. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cagliari.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Apes Den ©
Apes Den
The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave

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Cagliari, Italy

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria, and then explore the ancient world of Area Archeologica di Nora.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cagliari online day trip planner .

You can fly from Gibraltar to Cagliari in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gibraltar in December since evenings lows in Cagliari dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Area Archeologica di Nora
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Area Archeologica di Nora ©
Area Archeologica di Nora
Museo Archeologico Nazionale ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia and then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning app .

Getting from Cagliari to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Cagliari in December, things will get slightly colder in Venice: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 29th (Sat), admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of San Frediano, then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally contemplate the long history of Battistero.

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Getting from Venice to Pisa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pisa: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Dogana.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucca
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral

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Dogana, San Marino

Dogana ©
Dogana is a town and a civil parish, whose name means "Customs House"; it is located in the north-eastern corner of San Marino in the Serravalle municipality . Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Maranello Rosso Musei, then stop by San Marino Outlet Market, and then look for gifts at Atlante Shopping Center.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dogana itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Pisa to Dogana takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Pisa in December, you will find days in Dogana are slightly colder (11°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Dogana

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Maranello Rosso Musei
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Atlante Shopping Center ©
Atlante Shopping Center
Maranello Rosso Musei ©
Maranello Rosso Musei

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City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Cesta Tower, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Titan, see the interesting displays at Museo delle Curiosità - San Marino, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica del Santo Marino, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico, and finally explore the historical opulence of Guaita. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museum of Torture, immerse yourself in nature at Orti Borghesi San Marino, see the interesting displays at Museo Creature della Notte - Vampiri e Licantropi, then stop by La Saponeria Del Titano, then see the interesting displays at Museo di Stato, and finally steep yourself in history at Piazza della Liberta.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read City of San Marino vacation planner.

City of San Marino is just a stone's throw from Dogana. In December in City of San Marino, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Mount Titan ©
Mount Titan
Guaita ©
Guaita
Basilica del Santo Marino ©
Basilica del Santo Marino

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 2nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from City of San Marino to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from City of San Marino in January: highs in Florence hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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