12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Skansen and then stroll around Kungstradgarden Park. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, head outdoors with Riddarholmen, thencontemplate the long history of Riddarholmen Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect Stockholm to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Stockholm City Hall ©
Stockholm City Hall

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
On the 15th (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Yelagin Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, thensee the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, and finally examine the collection at Russian Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip maker app.

Fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 17th (Thu): admire the striking features of Old Royal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thensnap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Venice tour itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in June; daily highs in Venice reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 19th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenexplore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria della Vittoria.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome journey maker site.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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 21st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, thenmake a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, thenexplore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

Similar Plans

15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM EGYPT April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 57 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 57 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 40 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, relaxing, museums, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans