12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Fira, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1
night
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): do a tasting at Santo Winery, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and then hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fira trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Fira is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Riyadh, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Fira, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Santo Winery, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Skaros Rock
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Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Milan takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fira in April since evenings lows in Milan dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Villa Necchi Campiglio ©
Villa Necchi Campiglio
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro

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 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, admire the masterpieces at Musee Marmottan Monet, thenexamine the collection at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, thentake a stroll through Île de la Cité, and finally contemplate the long history of Hotel de Ville.

Plan trip to Paris with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Milan to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Milan in May, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Musee Marmottan Monet ©
Musee Marmottan Monet
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 4th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Puerta de Bisagra, see the interesting displays at MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Cerralbo, and finally view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, thenstop by La Latina, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: highs in Madrid hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Toledo
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Puerta de Bisagra
Puerta de Bisagra
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo ©
MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo

3
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. Do your shopping at North Laine and Gustamps. When in London, make a side trip to see The Lanes in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery, make a trip to Trafalgar Square, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London trip planning tool.

Getting from Madrid to London by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to London. Traveling from Madrid in May, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The Lanes ©
The Lanes
Westminster ©
Westminster

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