12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Civitavecchia, Italy
— Few hours
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
4
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
6
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
7
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights

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Civitavecchia, Italy

Civitavecchia
Civitavecchia is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Rome in the central Italian region of Lazio. To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Civitavecchia holiday site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Civitavecchia

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, thenpause for some photo ops at Monumento a Dante Alighieri, thensteep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenpause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary website.

Drive from Civitavecchia to Florence in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Venice are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 1st (Tue), get great views at Monte San Salvatore.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lugano day trip app.

Drive from Venice to Lugano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne trip planner.

Getting from Lugano to Lucerne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Lugano in October, you will find days in Lucerne are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Outdoors Parks Museums
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1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Interlaken planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Museums
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:

1
night
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bern trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bern

Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

4
nights
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, take a stroll through Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Bern to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bern in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Paris. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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