15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 30​min
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

3
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online tour builder .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Barcelona is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Barcelona, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in August: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 33°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris sightseeing planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 19th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cool off at Ufschotti Park, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Zurich
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

1
night
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, and finally partake in some friendly competition at Ilgioco.net - Escape Room Games & more.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Genoa trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Lucerne to Genoa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Lucerne in August; daily highs in Genoa reach 33°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Genoa

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome journey planner .

You can fly from Genoa to Rome in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Genoa in August, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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