15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  12 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
7
Amalfi, Italy
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h
8
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Seattle, United States

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.
You've now added Primrose Hill to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, then wander the streets of Primrose Hill, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum and then step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip planner

Seattle, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saint Germain des Pres Quarter as well as Eiffel Tower. On the 9th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and then make a trip to Louvre Museum.

Start your trip to Paris by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've now added Lake Lucerne to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern and then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Zurich and then look for gifts at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip site

Getting from Paris to Zurich by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Excursions Barcelona as well as La Barceloneta. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take a spin around town with Excursions Barcelona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of El Cafè de la Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of La Sagrada Familia, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Barceloneta, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 84°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Excursions Barcelona ©
Excursions Barcelona
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Plan trip to Athens with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Barcelona to Athens by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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.
V Lounge Beach Club has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then take advantage of the amenities at V Lounge Beach Club, and then wander the streets of Via del Corso. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then stop by Officine Creative Roma, and finally make a trip to Pantheon.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rome journey tool

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spiaggia Grande as well as Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): paddle through the water with Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, then contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amalfi trip itinerary planner

You can drive from Rome to Amalfi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Amalfi, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Spiaggia Grande
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours ©
Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 19th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally contemplate the long history of Porta della Carta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and then steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice road trip planning app

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Amalfi to Venice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amalfi in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Venice, with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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