12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chamonix, France
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Geneva, Fly to Paris Orly
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

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 2nd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, examine the collection at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Prague online trip itinerary maker.

Krakow, Poland to Prague is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Prague are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Prague

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

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 4th (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the striking features of Cupola di San Pietro, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then take in the awesome beauty at Colle Aventino, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Montecatini Alto and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Discover out-of-the-way places like Duomo di Pisa and Loggia dei Lanzi. Change things up with a short trip to Piaggio Museum in Pontedera (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Florence, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Chamonix, France

— 2 nights

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the activities along Lac Blanc, look for all kinds of wild species at Aiguilles Rouges, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brevent Cable Car, and finally head outdoors with Mountain Lifestyle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): get outside with Lac Bleu, then stroll the grounds of Chamonix Cemetery, then take a pleasant ride with Le Paradis des Praz, and finally head outdoors with La Foret Magique.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Chamonix takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
On the 10th (Tue), admire the striking features of Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, enjoy breathtaking views from Montparnasse Tower, then admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Natural History, then step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, and finally take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Chamonix to Paris in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, then explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Stockholm, Sweden

— 1 night

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, then examine the collection at Royal Armory, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet).

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Stockholm tour planning tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Stockholm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites
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