12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
5
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  22​h 30​min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia


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3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Seine River. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Mon) before leaving for Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
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 Palace of Brussels, Passion Chocolat and Mary Chocolatier. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for gifts at Mary Chocolatier, look for gifts at Passion Chocolat, don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally steep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip site .

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in Brussels hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping
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2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Foodhallen, Rijksmuseum, De Kaaskamer, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, don't miss a visit to Dam Square, and then get to know the fascinating history of Brouwersgracht. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, then look for gifts at De Kaaskamer, and then wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Brouwersgracht ©
Brouwersgracht
De 9 Straatjes ©
De 9 Straatjes

1
night
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hohenzollern Bridge, Chocolate Museum, Koln Arcaden, and other attractions you added. On the 13th (Thu), snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Cologne sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum
Kolner Dom ©
Kolner Dom
Koln Arcaden ©
Koln Arcaden

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Bauernmarkt Konstablerwache has been added to your itinerary.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Frankfurt day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping
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Bauernmarkt Konstablerwache ©
Bauernmarkt Konstablerwache

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Laderach, Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip site .

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Lucerne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Shopping
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Laderach ©
Laderach
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Confiserie Sprungli, Franz Carl Weber and Market Oerlikon. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, then stop by Franz Carl Weber, and then browse the fresh offerings at Market Oerlikon.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping
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Market Oerlikon ©
Market Oerlikon
Confiserie Sprungli ©
Confiserie Sprungli
Franz Carl Weber ©
Franz Carl Weber

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