12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly:  15​h
1
Southampton, United Kingdom
— 1 day
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Le Havre, France
— 1 night
+4
train + Fly + foot + bus + train:  10​h 45​min
3
La Coruna, Spain
— 1 night
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Bilbao, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Le Verdon Sur Mer, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + train:  3​h 15​min
7
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 day
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis, United States

1
day
Southampton, United Kingdom

Southampton ©
Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Winchester Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Hospital of St Cross, take in the spiritual surroundings of Romsey Abbey, then take in nature's colorful creations at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, then look for gifts at The New Forest Centre, and finally browse the different shops at Westquay.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Southampton online day trip planner .

Minneapolis, USA to Southampton is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Southampton due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Minneapolis in June: high temperatures in Southampton hover around 66°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Le Havre.

Things to do in Southampton

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Winchester, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, The New Forest Centre, Romsey Abbey
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Beaulieu National Motor Museum ©
Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Hospital of St Cross ©
Hospital of St Cross

1
night
Le Havre, France

Le Havre ©
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
On the 15th (Fri), look for gifts at Loho Le Local Shop, examine the collection at Musee Maison de L'Armateur, then get engrossed in the history at Musee du Vieux Honfleur, and finally get outside with Cap Fagnet. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Juno Beach, stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at Hillman Site, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetières Militaires.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Le Havre trip planner .

Getting from Southampton to Le Havre by car takes about 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Southampton to Le Havre is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to La Coruna.

Things to do in Le Havre

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cap Fagnet, Cimetières Militaires, Musee du Vieux Honfleur, Juno Beach, Hillman Site
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Musee Maison de L'Armateur ©
Musee Maison de L'Armateur
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery ©
Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach

1
night
La Coruna, Spain

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museo de Bellas Artes, examine the collection at Picasso House Museum, examine the collection at Domus, then visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de Santiago, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Barbara Convent.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our La Coruna road trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Le Havre to La Coruna with the Route module. While traveling from Le Havre, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in La Coruna, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in La Coruna

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo de Bellas Artes ©
Museo de Bellas Artes
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Domus ©
Domus

1
day
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 18th (Mon), experience the excitement of La Ribera Market, wander the streets of Casco Viejo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Begona, then kick back and relax at Playa de Plentzia, and finally kick back and relax at Sopelana Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bilbao driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from La Coruna to Bilbao in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Le Verdon Sur Mer.

Things to do in Bilbao

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sopelana Beach
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Playa de Plentzia ©
Playa de Plentzia
Basilica of Begona ©
Basilica of Begona
Sopelana Beach ©
Sopelana Beach

2
nights
Le Verdon Sur Mer, France

Le Verdon Sur Mer ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Abbaye de Trizay Centre d'Art & d'Histoire, take a peaceful walk through Foret de la Coubre, and then hunt for treasures at Marche de Vendays-Montalivet. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Étienne, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Lafite, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbatiale de Saint-Pierre de Vertheuil, and finally kick back and relax at Plage du Pin Sec.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Le Verdon Sur Mer itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Le Verdon Sur Mer takes 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Le Verdon Sur Mer

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plage du Pin Sec, Foret de la Coubre, Abbatiale de Saint-Pierre de Vertheuil, Chateau Lafite, Église Saint-Étienne
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Foret de la Coubre ©
Foret de la Coubre
Église Saint-Étienne ©
Église Saint-Étienne
Chateau Lafite ©
Chateau Lafite

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 21st (Thu), wander the streets of Leidseplein.

To find out how to plan a trip to Amsterdam, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Le Verdon Sur Mer to Amsterdam. Traveling from Le Verdon Sur Mer in June, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein

1
day
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, contemplate the waterfront views at Alster Lakes, and then shop like a local with Jungfernstieg.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hamburg trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Hamburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Hamburg are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Nature
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Jungfernstieg ©
Jungfernstieg
Alster Lakes ©
Alster Lakes

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