12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  8​h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo, Egypt

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Jacquemart-Andre and National Archives. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, see the interesting displays at Musee Gustave Moreau, gain insight at La Sorbonne, and take an in-depth tour of Musee de Montmartre.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris online trip planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in March; daily highs in Paris reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, see the interesting displays at Museum Brandhorst, then take an in-depth tour of Bavarian National Museum (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum), then view the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Munich, and finally explore the historical opulence of Alter Hof. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asam Church, admire the masterpieces at Lenbachhaus, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then explore the world behind art at Glyptothek, and finally admire the masterpieces at Stuck Villa (Jugendstil Museum).

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Munich travel route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Munich takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Munich, with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Lenbachhaus ©
Lenbachhaus

2
nights
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 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Ca' Rezzonico. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Mocenigo, then explore the world behind art at Ca' d'Oro, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo di Palazzo Grimani.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planner.

You can fly from Munich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Munich in March, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Ca' d'Oro ©
Ca' d'Oro

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro, then take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally explore the ancient world of Forum of Augustus. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Cecilia in Trastevere, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome vacation planner .

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then contemplate the long history of Casa Museu Gaudí, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, and then make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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