12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 day
2
Lille, France
— 1 night
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
4
Maastricht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
5
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
6
Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
7
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
8
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
9
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
10
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read London trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Lille.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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Lille, France

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): make a trip to Vieux-Lille, examine the collection at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, and then explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille.

To plan Lille vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by train from London to Lille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Lille can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Lille

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille
Vieux-Lille ©
Vieux-Lille

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), thensteep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, thentake in the exciting artwork at Studio Baxton, and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Lille to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lille in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Maastricht.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 21st (Tue), go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen, explore the fascinating underground world of Maastricht Underground, thenadmire the masterpieces at Galerie MOA, and finally look for gifts at Adriaan de Smaakmaker.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Maastricht route planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Maastricht in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Maastricht, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Maastricht

Shopping Nature Parks
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Adriaan de Smaakmaker ©
Adriaan de Smaakmaker
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 22nd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City route app.

You can drive from Maastricht to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) ©

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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, examine the collection at Porsche Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mercedes-Benz Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stuttgart travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Stuttgart takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums
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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart ©
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Munich visit planner.

Drive from Stuttgart to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Munich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), thenstop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, thentake some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Salzburg trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, thenexamine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

You can plan Vienna trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at MAGIS ART & design studio, kick back and relax at Magio Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), thentake in the exciting artwork at Multium - space and mirror gallery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bratislava trip builder app.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Bratislava are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©
Magio Beach ©
Magio Beach

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
On the 28th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, pause for some serene contemplation at University Church, thendon't miss a visit to Vaci Street, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

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