15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Fly to Malmo, Taxi to Svedala station, Train to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Drottningholm Palace and Monteliusvagen. Bring the kids along to Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, appreciate the history behind Storkyrkan, and attend a concert at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

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Charleston, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Charleston in July, expect nights in Stockholm to be colder, around 54°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nightlife

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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 7th (Thu), don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), then step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of National Museum of Denmark, take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, and then wander the streets of Stroeget.

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You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to fly to Salzburg.

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Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 9th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

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You can fly from Copenhagen to Salzburg in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in July: highs in Salzburg hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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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 11th (Mon), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Salzburg to Rome takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in July, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 89°F and lows about 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

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You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in July, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (84°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

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Paris, France

— 3 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in July, with highs in Paris at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

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