12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  7 h
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly + Tram:  5 h
7
Lyon, France
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
9
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Singapore, Singapore

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Goethe House, admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, and finally take some stellar pictures from Main Tower.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Frankfurt is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get much colder in Frankfurt: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the striking features of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, then admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels travel planner.

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Brussels in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 5th (Tue), stroll around Kelvingrove Park and then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Amsterdam to Glasgow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Glasgow due to the time zone difference. October in Glasgow sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Kelvingrove Park ©
Kelvingrove Park

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 6th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Glasgow to Lisbon in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in October: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, then make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid. Traveling from Lisbon in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Madrid, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, then make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lyon trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Lyon by combination of flight and tram takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, expect nights in Lyon to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

1
night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the activities along Stellisee, get around town with Gornergrat, and then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt journey builder app.

Getting from Lyon to Zermatt by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of tram, flight, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Scenic Drive Outdoors Transportation
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Stellisee ©
Stellisee
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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 10th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Venice visit planning tool.

You can drive from Zermatt to Venice in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to Heldenplatz, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Venice in October, expect Vienna to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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