12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 2nd (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, then browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and then stroll around Phoenix Park. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Temple Bar, stroll around St Stephens Green, and then explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin journey maker website.

Minneapolis, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Dublin is 6 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Amsterdam when traveling from Dublin in July, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 9th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Rome

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Prague day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in July, expect Prague to be slightly colder, temps between 78°F and 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Prague

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Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 11th (Sun), have fun and explore at Junibacken, get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Skansen. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Storkyrkan, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, then make a trip to Stockholm City Hall, and finally have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm itinerary builder app.

Fly from Prague to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Prague in July; daily highs in Stockholm reach 73°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Theme Parks · Nightlife · Childrens Museums
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