12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Norfolk, United States
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Corfu Town, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Fira, Greece
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
5
Heraklion, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Norfolk, United States

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner .

Norfolk, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Norfolk to Dublin. In June, Dublin is much colder than Norfolk - with highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, stroll around Kelvingrove Park, and then bet on your favorite at Glasgow Tigers Speedway.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Glasgow trip planner .

You can fly from Dublin to Glasgow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

1
night
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, then examine the collection at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then don't miss a visit to The Liston, and finally don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town day trip tool .

You can fly from Glasgow to Corfu Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Glasgow to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Glasgow, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Corfu Town, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

1
night
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then kick back and relax at Red Beach.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira journey planning website .

Fly from Corfu Town to Fira in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Fira are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Akrotiri
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 2nd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Heraklion online trip itinerary planner .

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
When in Nice, make a side trip to see Massif de l'Esterel in Agay, approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, make a trip to Place Massena, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau.

Plan trip to Nice with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Nice in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Heraklion to Nice due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Marche provencal, Massif de l'Esterel
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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