12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Marseille, France
— 1 day
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
5
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
6
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
7
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
8
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
9
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
10
Marseille, France
— 1 night

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day
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): visit The Panier and then head off the coast to Chateau d'If.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille holiday maker app.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Marseille Provence Airport, Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport and Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If
The Panier ©
The Panier

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zurich holiday planning site.

Fly from Marseille to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in September, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thenadmire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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night
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery, ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, thentake an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Bucharest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vienna in September, expect nights in Bucharest to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Museums
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Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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night
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 14th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay, admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, thentake in the exciting artwork at Galeria Nina, and finally catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sofia online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Bucharest to Sofia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sofia

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Walking tours
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Temple Sveti Nikolay ©
Temple Sveti Nikolay

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): head outdoors with Belgrade Kayak Trip, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, thenlearn about all things military at Military Museum, thensee the interesting displays at National Museum Belgrade, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Belgrade trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Sofia to Belgrade takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Belgrade sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple
National Museum Belgrade ©
National Museum Belgrade

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night
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stop by Break Time and then glide through the air with Sky Riders Paragliding Croatia.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zagreb tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Belgrade to Zagreb in 4 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. September in Zagreb sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Sky Riders Paragliding Croatia ©
Sky Riders Paragliding Croatia
Break Time ©
Break Time

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nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River and then snap pictures at Triple Bridge. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenstroll through Bled Island, and finally get great views at Ojstrica.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip planning site.

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bled
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
On the 20th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then explore the striking landscape at Calanques.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Marseille vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Marseille takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

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