15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Athens road trip site.

Skiathos to Athens is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Skiathos in October: highs in Athens hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip builder.

Getting from Athens to Istanbul by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Athens to Istanbul. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in November: highs in Istanbul hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4
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Architectural Building
Hagia Sophia
4.7
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Religious Site
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
4.3

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
On the 4th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then make a trip to Heroes' Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then indulge your taste buds at Central Market Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in November, expect nights in Budapest to be much colder, around 2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7
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Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
On the 6th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Prague are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Staromestske namesti
4.8
Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©

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 7th (Sat): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and then admire the striking features of Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Prague to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Paris, with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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 9th (Mon), pick up some local products at La Boqueria, walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Palau Guell.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip planning website.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in November; daily highs in Barcelona reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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 11th (Wed): explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Venice holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Venice is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©

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 12th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Fountain
Trevi Fountain
4.4
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

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