12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, then have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli, then get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Junibacken, see the interesting displays at Skansen, and then explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stockholm route planner.

Kathmandu, Nepal to Stockholm is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time (NPT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.8 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kathmandu in August, with highs in Stockholm at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Theme Parks · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): visit Lesser Town, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Stockholm in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Prague, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 14th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam attractions site.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 15th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read London online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Paris, France

— 1 night

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 17th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris vacation planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

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 18th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Las Ramblas, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online holiday planner.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Barcelona reach 33°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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