12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Bhubaneswar, India
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Paris, France
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Bhubaneswar, India

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 27th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. George, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Hymettus. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, see the interesting displays at The Jewish Museum of Greece, examine the collection at Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments, thendon't miss a visit to Philomousou Etairias Square, and finally wander the streets of Ermou Street.

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Bhubaneswar, India to Athens is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum ©
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum
The Jewish Museum of Greece ©
The Jewish Museum of Greece

1
day
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 29th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, thentake a stroll through Montmartre, thenget advice or help at Shakespeare and Company Bookstore, and finally admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Paris takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in July, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Musee Jacquemart-Andre ©
Musee Jacquemart-Andre
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

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 30th (Tue): stop by La Manual Alpargatera, snap pictures at Pont del Bisbe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, get into the urban bustle at CaixaForum, thenadmire the local landmark of Cascada Monumental, and finally make a trip to Claustro E Iglesia de la Concepcion. On your second day here, cast your line with a fishing tour and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip builder website.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Outdoors Transportation
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
CaixaForum ©
CaixaForum
Walking tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Antiquarium di Lucrezia Romana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Redemptoris Mater, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, thenlearn about winemaking at Enoteca Trucchi, and finally don't miss a visit to Casina Del Cardinal Bessarione. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Mausoleo delle Fosse Ardeatine, browse the collection at Biblioteca Casanatense, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Balbina, thenmake a trip to Chiesa di San Benedetto in Piscinula, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: highs in Rome hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria in Trastevere ©
Santa Maria in Trastevere
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
Mausoleo delle Fosse Ardeatine ©
Mausoleo delle Fosse Ardeatine

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and then make a trip to The Nine Towers.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Rome to Zurich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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