12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ankara, Turkey
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  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 + Bus:  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 see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip planning app.

Ankara, Turkey to Budapest is an approximately 8- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Ankara in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Szechenyi Lanchid ©
Szechenyi Lanchid
Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square

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 bus and flight from Budapest to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, 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 Museums 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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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
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 Aqualand Saint Maxime and Waterworld lake of gaudrade. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille (in Theoule sur Mer) and Plage du Chateau (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule). The adventure continues: make a splash at Aqualand Frejus, look for all kinds of wild species at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), tour the pleasant surroundings at Frejus Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Frejus trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rome to Frejus in 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 slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Frejus

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael, Aqualand Saint Maxime, Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille, Plage du Chateau, Waterworld lake of gaudrade
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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 Langholmen. The adventure continues: listen to music at Grona Lunds Tivoli, have fun and explore at Nordiska Museet, take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory.

Plan my day in Stockholm using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Frejus to Stockholm. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Frejus in July; daily highs in Stockholm reach 26°C and lows reach 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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