12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights

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.
You've added A'dam Lookout, Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Anne Frank House and Red Light District. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, and get your game on at Museumphoto.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday maker.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keukenhof
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Wawel Cathedral and Wawel Royal Castle will thrill your kids. Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, bet on your favorite at Gokarting Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie, and take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Krakow trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Krakow in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. May in Krakow sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie ©
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, thenappreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. On the next day, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich.

Discover how to plan a Zurich trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Zurich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

3
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.
Attractions like Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Marne-la-Vallee to see Disneyland Paris about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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