12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Helsinki, Finland
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Train:  3​h
8
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
9
Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
On the 6th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Fri), make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -1°C and lows about -9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Helsinki.
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki
To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder site .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 3°C and -5°C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to London.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Parks Outdoors
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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 7th (Sat): take a stroll through Westminster.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London trip site .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Helsinki to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get somewhat warmer in London: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Regent's Park ©
Regent's Park

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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 Arc de Triomphe as well as Louvre Museum. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The Army Museum, then don't miss a visit to Esplanade du Trocadero, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris planner .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Certosa di Milano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, see La Casa Maledetta, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, and finally don't miss a visit to Dialogo nel Buio.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan online trip maker .

You can fly from Paris to Milan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Milan are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vienna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Dialogo nel Buio ©
Dialogo nel Buio
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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 13th (Fri): stop by Xocolat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche am Steinhof, and then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

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Fly from Milan to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Milan in March, things will get slightly colder in Vienna: highs are around 12°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) ©
Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof)

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten, make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, and finally make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hallstatt trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Vienna to Hallstatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Fussen.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

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Fussen, Germany

Fussen
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fussen online trip planner .

You can drive from Hallstatt to Fussen in 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Fussen

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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