12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Islamabad, Pakistan
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Islamabad, Pakistan

3
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.
Head to Albert Cuyp Market and De Kaaskamerfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, take a stroll through Red Light District, stop by Cachou Artelier, and shop like a local with Leidseplein.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Amsterdam is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Islamabad to Amsterdam, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Islamabad, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Red Light District ©
Red Light District

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Chocolaterie Sukerbuyc, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, stop by The Old Chocolate House, thenstop by De Bierboom, and finally look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges online visit planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Bruges

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
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The Chocolate Line Bruges ©
The Chocolate Line Bruges
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Chocolaterie Sukerbuyc ©
Chocolaterie Sukerbuyc

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): look for gifts at Ludwig Beck, thenmake a trip to Marienplatz, and then take a stroll around Cultural Center (Kulturzentrum Gasteig). On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Flaucher, stop by Schrannenhalle, and then hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

You can fly from Bruges to Munich in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bruges in December, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Parks Nature
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Ludwig Beck ©
Ludwig Beck
Schrannenhalle ©
Schrannenhalle

3
nights
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.
Head to I Tre Mercanti and Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Maurofor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, look for gifts at Magie di Carnevale, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice itinerary planner.

Fly from Munich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Munich in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Venice, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Magie di Carnevale ©
Magie di Carnevale
Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie ©
Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie
Paper Owl ©
Paper Owl

1
night
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 30th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Porta Portese, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, thentake a stroll through Via Condotti, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, thenstop by Trastevere, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally stop by Giuliani Fabbrica Marrons Glaces & Cioccolateria.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Venice, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trastevere ©
Trastevere
Via Condotti ©
Via Condotti

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