12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
4
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
5
Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), get into the urban bustle at CaixaForum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona online sightseeing planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Barcelona is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in August; daily highs in Barcelona reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Shopping Historic Sites
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
CaixaForum ©
CaixaForum
Vom FASS Barcelona ©
Vom FASS Barcelona

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 24th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and then browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally pick up some local products at Cheese & More Dam.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): look for gifts at Krakow Stamps and then get a taste of the local shopping with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Krakow itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Krakow

Shopping Historic Sites
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Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) ©
Sukiennice (Cloth Hall)
Krakow Stamps ©
Krakow Stamps

2
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, look for gifts at La Bottega delle Arti, take in the exciting artwork at Ravello Arte, thenview the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, thentake in the exciting artwork at Absolute Positano, and finally look for gifts at Don Catello.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Positano trip site.

Getting from Krakow to Positano by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Krakow in August, with highs in Positano at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ravello
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela ©
Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela
Theodora Moda Positano ©
Theodora Moda Positano

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip site.

Drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese

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