12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona, Spain
Train:  2 h
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Sorrento, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
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, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, thendon'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 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 travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels online tour planner.

Fly from Madrid to Brussels in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Brussels are much colder (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

2
nights
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 5th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

Make your Amsterdam itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

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 travel to Berlin.

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

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
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, thensee the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, thencontemplate 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 travel to Rome.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Großer Tiergarten ©
Großer Tiergarten

1
night
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 7th (Tue), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rome itinerary planner.

Getting from Berlin to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Sorrento, Italy

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): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, look for gifts at Augusto & Luca's Workshop, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Sorrento by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Wineries Outdoors
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Rome, Italy

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

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

Things to do in Rome

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife
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