12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

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Train
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly
5
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
6
Sorrento, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly

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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added Plaza Mayor, Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, Templo de Debod, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Templo de Debod, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Sidreria El Tigre - Tapas Caseras.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Madrid online trip itinerary planner.

Barcelona to Madrid is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect nights in Madrid to be slightly colder, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Brussels.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, Delirium and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and admire the striking features of Maison Autrique.

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You can fly from Madrid to Brussels in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Brussels hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

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 5th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

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Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

Berlin, Germany

— 1 night

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vatican Museums as well as Pantheon. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

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You can fly from Berlin to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

Sorrento, Italy

— 1 night

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stop by Augusto & Luca's Workshop, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Sorrento day trip planning tool.

Getting from Rome to Sorrento by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll set off for Rome on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome visit planner.

Traveling by train from Sorrento to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Shopping
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