12 days in Canada & Europe Itinerary

12 days in Canada & Europe Itinerary

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Calgary, Canada
— 1 day
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 1 night
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 10th (Wed), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Rock Brewery, stroll around Fort Calgary, and then explore the world behind art at Glenbow Museum.

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If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Calgary International Airport. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

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Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum
Fort Calgary ©
Fort Calgary
Big Rock Brewery ©
Big Rock Brewery

1
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Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, then head outdoors with Lac Beauvert, then stroll through Marmot Basin Ski Area, and finally get outside with Old Fort Point.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Calgary to Jasper National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Jasper National Park sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature
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Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Lac Beauvert ©
Lac Beauvert
Old Fort Point ©
Old Fort Point

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Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
On the 12th (Fri), hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort and then take in the exciting artwork at Samson Native Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip planning website.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in February, you will find days in Banff National Park are a bit cooler (-5°C), and nights are about the same (-15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Shopping
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The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
Samson Native Gallery ©
Samson Native Gallery

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris route maker site.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Paris takes 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Paris is 8 hours. In February, Paris is much hotter than Banff National Park - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Granada, Spain

Granada ©

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, contemplate the long history of Alhambra, and then admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Granada route planner.

Fly from Paris to Granada in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Nasrid Palaces ©
Nasrid Palaces

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 18th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then stop by Carrero Malda, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Barcelona sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, then explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Niederdorf, and then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich day trip tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Zurich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in February, things will get a bit cooler in Zurich: highs are around 7°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

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