16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Rust, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Wurzburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
9
Salzburg, Austria
— Few hours
Fly:  2 h 30 min
10
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Dresden, Germany
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h 30 min
13
Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then pause for some photo ops at Hans Waldmann Statue.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, things will get cooler in Zurich: highs are around 10°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rust.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Hans Waldmann Statue ©
Hans Waldmann Statue

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hours
Rust, Germany

Rust
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rust day trip planning tool.

Drive from Zurich to Rust in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 29th (Fri), you're off to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Rust

Parks Museums Outdoors
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night
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Altstadt (Old Town), Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) and Schloss Heidelberg. On the 29th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg, take a stroll through Altstadt (Old Town), and then snap pictures at Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge).

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Heidelberg travel planner.

Getting from Rust to Heidelberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Heidelberg can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) ©
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)

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day
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, then admire the striking features of Romer, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Heidelberg to Frankfurt by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Fun & Games
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Room Escape Games
Romer ©
Romer

1
night
Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, make a trip to Market Square, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wurzburg trip planner.

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

1
night
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Schmiedgasse, don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, don't miss a visit to Johannisbrunnen, then take a stroll through Altstadt, and finally see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg trip planning site.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Rothenburg in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In December, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Das Plonlein ©
Das Plonlein

1
night
Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
You've now added Neuschwanstein Castle Tour to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Lechfall, then take in the local landmarks with Neuschwanstein Castle Tour, and then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fussen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Fussen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Fussen sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Fussen

Tours Nature Parks
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Neuschwanstein Castle Tour ©
Neuschwanstein Castle Tour
Lechfall ©
Lechfall
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen

2
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 4th (Wed), hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Fussen to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. December in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Winter Sports
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck

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hours
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 5th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) and then admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In December in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Historic Sites
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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) ©
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)

2
nights
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.
To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online attractions planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, try out the rides at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, then let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park, then make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Room Escape Games
Petrin Tower ©
Petrin Tower

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hours
Dresden, Germany

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 9th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dresden road trip website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Dresden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Dresden sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Dresden

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

1
night
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
You've now added Mercedes-Benz Museum to your itinerary.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Stuttgart road trip planning tool.

Getting from Dresden to Stuttgart by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December in Stuttgart, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Historic Sites
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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
On the 11th (Wed), take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and then visit Old Town.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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