12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights


Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, make a trip to Pont Alexandre III, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris online attractions planner.

Cobh, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cobh to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cobh in September, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Milan, Italy

— 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Step out of Milan to go to Tremezzina and see Villa del Balbianello, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Milan itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Paris to Milan in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: highs in Milan hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Petřín, then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Milan to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Milan in September, with highs in Prague at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

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Getting from Prague to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. September in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Museums