15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

Green Bay, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Green Bay in May, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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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 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

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

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

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Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and then make a trip to Place de la Concorde.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally look for gifts at CIRCLE - The Sustainable Shop.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip planning tool.

Getting from Paris to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 29 — 30:

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then walk around English Garden.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Munich trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Munich sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Prague holiday planner.

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

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Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, make a trip to Heldenplatz, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Budapest trip planning tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Budapest are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:

Athens, Greece

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 4th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum and then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Budapest to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in June, with highs in Athens at 86°F and lows at 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

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 5th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online trip maker.

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Traveling from Athens in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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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 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Venice are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the striking features of Palau Guell.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip website.

Getting from Venice to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Barcelona sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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