12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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4
Paris, France
— 1 night
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5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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6
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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night
Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder website.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Rome, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, things will get a bit cooler in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
St. Peter's Basilica ©
Historic Site
St. Peter's Basilica
4.8
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary site.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your trip
Casa Batllo ©
World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6
Parc Guell ©
World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, then pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Lisbon are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
Belém Tower ©
World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

1
night
Paris, France

City of Light

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.
On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Paris trip maker website.

Getting from Lisbon to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in January: high temperatures in Paris hover around 8°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
Arc de Triomphe ©
Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Prague trip maker tool.

You can fly from Paris to Prague in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in January, things will get little chillier in Prague: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Charles Bridge
Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6
Prague Castle ©
Castle
Prague Castle
4.5

1
night
Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
Fisherman's Bastion ©
World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
Matthias Church ©
World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Hofburg, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
Belvedere Palace ©
Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6

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