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
4
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
5
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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 8th (Sat), 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. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary builder site .

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, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to 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 De Kaaskamer, De 9 Straatjes, Rijksmuseum, 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 Koln Arcaden, Cologne Cathedral, Botanical Gardens Flora, 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

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Botanical Gardens Flora ©
Botanical Gardens Flora
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Galeria Kaufhof Frankfurt An der Hauptwache, Bauernmarkt Konstablerwache and Eiserner Steg.

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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Kleinmarkthalle ©
Kleinmarkthalle
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 Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge and Laderach.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne online vacation planner .

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, daytime highs in Lucerne are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Laderach ©
Laderach
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've added Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, Schober Cafe, Market Oerlikon, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for gifts at Victorinox Flagship Store Zurich, look for gifts at Schober Cafe, browse the fresh offerings at Market Oerlikon, look for gifts at Franz Carl Weber, then look for gifts at Barenland, and finally stop by Confiserie Sprungli.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zurich tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping Museums
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Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich
Market Oerlikon ©
Market Oerlikon
Barenland ©
Barenland

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