36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Saariselka, Finland
— 2 nights
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Ranua, Finland
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi, Finland
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Les Trois-Moutiers, France
— 2 nights
9
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
12
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
13
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
14
Sigriswil, Switzerland
— 2 nights
15
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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Saariselka, Finland

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 15th (Tue), explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka online tour planner.

Sydney, Australia to Saariselka is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Saariselka to be cooler, temps between -7°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ranua.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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Ranua, Finland

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ranua trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Saariselka to Ranua in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Ranua

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Drive from Ranua to Rovaniemi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, admire the striking features of Dancing House, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague online day trip planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Prague in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect nights in Prague to be much hotter, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Stephansplatz, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and then wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vienna day trip planning site.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt day trip planning site.

Getting from Vienna to Hallstatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online tour planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Hallstatt to Paris in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Les Trois-Moutiers.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Les Trois-Moutiers, France

Les Trois-Moutiers ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Breze, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de la Mothe Chandeniers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Presbytère, contemplate the waterfront views at Parc de Richelieu, then explore the world behind art at Chateau d'Oiron, and finally see the interesting displays at La Cave Vivante du Champignon.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Les Trois-Moutiers online itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Les Trois-Moutiers by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December in Les Trois-Moutiers, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Les Trois-Moutiers

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Richelieu, Chateau de Breze, La Cave Vivante du Champignon, Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale, Chateau d'Oiron
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Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale ©
Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale
Chateau de Breze ©
Chateau de Breze
Chateau de la Mothe Chandeniers ©
Chateau de la Mothe Chandeniers

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Step out of Mont-Saint-Michel to go to Granville and see Musee Christian Dior, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, don't miss a visit to La Grande Rue, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel travel route planner.

You can drive from Les Trois-Moutiers to Mont-Saint-Michel in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Musee Christian Dior
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Musee Christian Dior ©
Musee Christian Dior

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Santa Marta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seville vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Seville takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in January: highs in Seville hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kleine Scheidegg. On the 8th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Lauterbrunnen Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen driving holiday site.

Explore your travel options from Barcelona to Lauterbrunnen with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then cruise along Gornergrat, and then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt trip planner.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sigriswil.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours · Outdoors · Transportation
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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Sigriswil, Switzerland

Sigriswil ©
Sigriswil is a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.HistorySigriswil is first mentioned in 1222-23 as Sigriswile.Archeological remains dating from the Late Neolithic and Bronze Age show that the area around Sigriswil has been inhabited as early as 5000 years ago. Sigriswil is known for outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Artilleriewerk Faulensee, take in the awesome beauty at Niesen, get outside with Trotti-Bike Niederhorn, and don't miss a visit to Panoramabrucke Sigriswil.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sigriswil holiday maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Sigriswil. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Sigriswil

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beatenberg, Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen, Niesen, Artilleriewerk Faulensee, Oberhofen Castle
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Niesen ©
Niesen
Artilleriewerk Faulensee ©
Artilleriewerk Faulensee
Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen ©
Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get outside with BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Wydi, delve into the distant past at Rothenfluh Ruins, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Interlaken day trip planning site.

Interlaken is just a stone's throw from Sigriswil. In January, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:
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Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

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