12 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

12 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Calais, France
— 1 night
2
Reims, France
— 1 night
3
Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Milan, Italy
— Few hours
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Salerno, Italy
— 1 night
9
Tunis, Tunisia
— Few hours

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night
Calais, France

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Calais trip planner.

Trowbridge, UK to Calais is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Trowbridge to Calais is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Reims.

Things to do in Calais

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tour du Guet ©
Tour du Guet
Eglise Notre-Dame ©
Eglise Notre-Dame
The Burghers of Calais
The Burghers of Calais

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night
Reims, France

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jacques and then walk around Square des Victimes de la Gestapo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Reims online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Calais to Reims takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Calais in December, plan for little chillier nights in Reims, with lows around °C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Saint Jacques ©
Eglise Saint Jacques
Palais du Tau ©
Palais du Tau
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims

2
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the design of Anna-Seiler-Brunnen, don't miss a visit to Bundesplatz, appreciate the history behind Zahringerdenkmal monument, ponder the design of Zahringerbrunnen, thenget engrossed in the history at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally admire the local landmark of Mosesbrunnen.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Reims to Bern takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Reims in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Bern, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mosesbrunnen ©
Mosesbrunnen
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern

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hours
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Milan, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Bern to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Bern in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Milan, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Leaning Tower of Pisa. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica della Santissima Annunziata - Chiesa di Santa Maria della Scala, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, thencontemplate the long history of Piazza San Giovanni, thenmake a trip to L’importuno di Michelangelo, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence trip tool.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Milan in December, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Giovanni ©
Piazza San Giovanni
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colosseum and Vatican Tours by Italy Wonders as well as Trevi Fountain. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. On your second day here, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome itinerary tool.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

2
nights
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Paestum Ruins has been added to your itinerary. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum and then explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pompeii online trip builder.

Take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Pompeii are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Paestum
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Forum ©
Forum

1
night
Salerno, Italy

Salerno
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Salerno trip builder site.

Getting from Pompeii to Salerno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Salerno when traveling from Pompeii in December, with lows around °C. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to Tunis.

Things to do in Salerno

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

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hours
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Plan my day in Tunis using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Salerno to Tunis. December in Tunis sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping

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