12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ankara, Turkey
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
4
Frejus, France
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Ankara, Turkey

2
nights
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 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Palace of wonders Csodák Palotája, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then have fun at Budapest Shooting, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Ankara, Turkey to Budapest is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ankara to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ankara in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Budapest, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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E-Exit Escape Game ©
E-Exit Escape Game
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Szechenyi Lanchid ©
Szechenyi Lanchid

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Budapest to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Budapest in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, make a trip to Roman Forum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Trastevere, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rome travel tool.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Frejus.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Frejus, France

Frejus ©
Fréjus is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It neighbours Saint-Raphaël, effectively forming one town. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Waterworld lake of gaudrade and Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage du Chateau (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule) and Aqualand Saint Maxime (in Sainte-Maxime). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Aqualand Frejus, identify plant and animal life at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), stroll through Frejus Beach, and get outside with Sublim Sky.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rome to Frejus takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, you will find days in Frejus are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Frejus

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael, Plage du Chateau, Plage de la Galiote, Aqualand Saint Maxime, Cueillette du Rocher
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Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade
Aqualand Frejus ©
Aqualand Frejus

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kids will enjoy Skansen and Grona Lunds Tivoli. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Junibacken, explore the engaging exhibits at Nordiska Museet, get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, and head outdoors with Riddarholmen.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm vacation builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Frejus to Stockholm. Traveling from Frejus in July, expect Stockholm to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken
Grona Lunds Tivoli ©
Grona Lunds Tivoli

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