12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon, Portugal
Bus:  9 h
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  10 h
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Lisbon, Portugal

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then take in the exciting artwork at Cava Baja Gallery. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Plaza mayor de Chinchon, then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, then wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, and finally visit La Latina.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid online travel route planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Madrid is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in March, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza mayor de Chinchon ©
Plaza mayor de Chinchon

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Hotel de Ville, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Madrid to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Nature
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the world behind art at The British Museum and then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Wallace Collection, then take a stroll through Westminster, and finally admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Die Hackeschen Hoefe. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and Mitte. Step out of Berlin to go to Linum and see Rhinluch, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin, test your team's savvy at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, and explore the wide array of goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Berlin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from London to Berlin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Rhinluch, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Mitte ©
Mitte

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): wander the streets of Old Town, then examine the collection at Zoological Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Musee Paleontologique de Zurich, and finally take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Einkaufszentrum Glatt, don't miss a visit to Niederdorf, stop by Maurice de Mauriac, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich itinerary maker.

Fly from Berlin to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Einkaufszentrum Glatt
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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