15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
7
Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights

3
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.
Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palatine Hill and Galleria Borghese. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Rome. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from San Juan in January; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, thenmake a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

1
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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 7th (Fri), take a stroll through Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Prague online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in January, things will get a bit cooler in Prague: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Lesser Town
Lesser Town

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
On the 8th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at The Hofburg, thenexplore the world behind art at Albertina, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, thenappreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue. On your second day here, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thensteep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

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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 12th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, thenmake a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenvisit El Barri Gòtic, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Barcelona online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Barcelona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in January, you will find days in Barcelona are much hotter (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Playa de Mogan, kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores, thenkick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at El bufadero de La Garita, thenkick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Walk In Gran Canaria - Day Tour, and finally wander the streets of Vegueta.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Maspalomas day trip planning website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Maspalomas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Maspalomas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Maspalomas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Mogan, El bufadero de La Garita, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

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