15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
Drive
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train
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Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly to Nice, Bus to Monte-Carlo
4
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive
5
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Trieste, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
8
Pordenone, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
9
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
10
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium — 1 day

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Provinciaal Hof, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bruges journey planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Bruges is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. July in Bruges sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

Capital of Europe

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 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and finally don't miss a visit to Ile Saint-Louis.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris vacation maker site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Monte-Carlo.
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco — 1 night

Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the striking features of Prince's Palace, then Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Casino Square.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Monte-Carlo journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Monte-Carlo in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monte-Carlo, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Monte-Carlo in July since evenings lows in Milan dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana, Slovenia — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 15th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally stop by Ljubljana Old Town.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Ljubljana by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Milan in July, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Ljubljana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Trieste.
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Trieste, Italy — 1 night

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Naturista Liburnia, then take an in-depth tour of Miramare Castle-Historical Museum, then kick back and relax at Municipal Baths Lanterna, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Trieste day trip website.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Trieste takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, Trieste is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pordenone.
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Pordenone, Italy — 1 night

Called "The Painted City" because of its frescoed mansions in the old town, Pordenone is both a cultural destination and a modern urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at FVG-3 Ciclovia Pedemontana e del Collio, then snap pictures at Ponte di Adamo ed Eva, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Biotopo Magredi di San Quirino.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Pordenone attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Trieste to Pordenone takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally stop by Cannaregio.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Pordenone to Venice takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 20th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Piazza del Popolo, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the history behind La Pieta, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then contemplate the long history of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip tool.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and then ponder the design of The Magic Fountain.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona tour planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 23rd (Sun), appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures, then take an in-depth tour of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, and finally stroll around St Stephens Green. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Irish Whiskey Museum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin route app.

Getting from Barcelona to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Dublin. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect nights in Dublin to be cooler, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Monaco travel guide

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Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.
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