12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  14 h
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles, United States


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1
night
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.
On the 16th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle and then admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, thenmake a trip to Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary planning website.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Paris, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Paris when traveling from Los Angeles in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thensteep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome tour builder website.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the striking features of Rathaus, thenexamine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna road trip planning site.

Fly from Rome to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rome in July, with highs in Vienna at 82°F and lows at 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Old Royal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thentake in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden. On the next day, stop by Lesser Town, take in nature's colorful creations at Wallenstein garden, get engrossed in the history at Strahov Monastery, thenfind something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, and finally make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague online visit planner.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

Planning Amsterdam trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Prague, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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