15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll around St. James's Park, then admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London planning tool.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

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

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): walk around Parque del Retiro, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Madrid planning tool.

You can fly from Paris to Madrid in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Madrid reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then stroll around Parc Guell, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Barcelona journey maker site.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
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 11th (Tue): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 13th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the next day, take a stroll through Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Prague road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get slightly colder in Prague: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
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.
On the 16th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), meet the residents at ARTIS, and then stroll around Vondelpark.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip website.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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