12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Siena, Italy
— 1 night
2
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 night
4
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

1
night
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Siena trip maker app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Siena is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Siena to be cooler, temps between 16°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Chapel of Granada and Alcazaba. Get some cultural insight at Albayzin and Malaga Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Balcony of Europe in Nerja (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas and admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Granada trip planner.

Fly from Siena to Granada in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Balcony of Europe
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Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

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night
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Maspalomas sightseeing planning app.

Fly from Granada to Maspalomas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Granada to Maspalomas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Granada in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Maspalomas: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

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night
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 26th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge and then take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bath trip planner.

Getting from Maspalomas to Bath by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Clifton Suspension Bridge, Longleat
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Longleat ©
Longleat
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visit Edinburgh Old Town and Stirling Castle for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Scotland and The Real Mary King's Close. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

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Fly from Bath to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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