12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— Few hours
bus:  30​min
3
Volendam, Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h
6
Basel, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
7
Olten, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
10
Chiasso, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
train:  3​h
12
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3
nights
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.
You've added Hyde Park, Bayswater, Tower Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, then wander the streets of Bayswater, and finally walk around Hyde Park. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Big Ben, then take a memorable tour with Thames River Boats, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Oxford Street.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the London route app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, London is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. You will leave for Amsterdam on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Camden Market ©
Camden Market
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Bayswater ©
Bayswater

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hours
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've now added Amsterdam Canal Ring to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the views from Amsterdam Canal Ring.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary site .

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Volendam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods
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Amsterdam Canal Ring ©
Amsterdam Canal Ring

1
night
Volendam, Holland

Volendam ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zaanse Schans as well as Hollandse Markt. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): experience the excitement of Experience Volendam, then look for gifts at Hollandse Markt, and then examine the collection at Zaanse Schans.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Volendam day trip planner .

Volendam is just a short distance from Amsterdam. In February, daytime highs in Volendam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Volendam

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Hollandse Markt ©
Hollandse Markt

few
hours
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.
Grand Place has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a trip to Grand Place.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Volendam to Brussels takes 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place

1
night
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 Louvre Museum as well as Eiffel Tower. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Paris trip simple and quick.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Basel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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hours
Basel, Switzerland

Basel
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Basel trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Basel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Basel sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. You will leave for Olten on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Basel

Museums Outdoors Parks
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hours
Olten, Switzerland

Olten
Olten is a town in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland and capital of the district of the same name.Olten's railway station is within 30 minutes of Zürich, Bern, Basel, and Lucerne by train, and is a rail hub of Switzerland.HistorySignificant amounts of artefacts of the Magdalenian (c. To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Olten journey planner.

Getting from Basel to Olten by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. You will leave for Interlaken on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Olten

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Interlaken using our trip planner.

Drive from Olten to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. In February in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -2°C at night. You'll set off for Zurich on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature
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Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

few
hours
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. February in Zurich sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. You will leave for Chiasso on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums
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hours
Chiasso, Switzerland

Chiasso
Chiasso is a municipality in the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.As the southernmost of Switzerland's municipalities, Chiasso is located at the border with Italy, in front of Ponte Chiasso (a Frazione of Como, Italy). To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiasso trip planner .

Getting from Zurich to Chiasso by car takes about 3 hours. You will leave for Milan on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Chiasso

Museums Wildlife Parks
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1
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 your trip to Milan by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Chiasso to Milan in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You will leave for Rome on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary maker site .

Take a train from Milan to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, Rome is a bit warmer than Milan - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Welcome to Rome ©
Welcome to Rome
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
day
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 12th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square, admire the striking features of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, and then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya).

To plan Istanbul vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Rome to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam ©
Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam
Sultanahmet Square ©
Sultanahmet Square

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