15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  11 h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Newark, United States

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.
Popular historic sites such as Chateau de Malmaison and Philippe-Chatrier Court are in your itinerary. 1st Arrondissement and Memorial De La Shoah are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Natural History, don't miss a visit to Pont-Neuf, walk around Parc du Champ de Mars, and ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris trip builder .

Newark, USA to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. In August, Paris is little chillier than Newark - with highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chateau de Malmaison
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Philippe-Chatrier Court ©
Philippe-Chatrier Court
Chateau de Malmaison ©
Chateau de Malmaison
Musee des Arts Forains ©
Musee des Arts Forains

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, then take in panoramic vistas at Dom Tower, and then examine the collection at Micropia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, see the interesting displays at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, then contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Utrecht
Highlights from your plan
Canals area ©
Canals area
Portuguese Synagogue ©
Portuguese Synagogue
Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Salvator, make a trip to The Vrtba Garden, examine the collection at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, then examine the collection at Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Gallery of Steel Figures. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, have fun and explore at Muzeum Smyslů, then examine the collection at Czech Repubrick, and finally stroll around Vyšehradské sady.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Prague road trip website .

Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague ©
Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague
Czech Repubrick ©
Czech Repubrick
The Vrtba Garden ©
The Vrtba Garden

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Godollo, step into the grandiose world of Visegrad Citadel, then see the interesting displays at MicroArt - MikroCsodak Muzeuma, and finally stroll around Amphitheatrum. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Bory Castle and then examine the collection at Aeropark Budapest.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Budapest visit planner .

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Royal Palace of Godollo, Visegrad Citadel, Bory Castle, Mikrocsodak Muzeuma, Aeropark Budapest
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Godollo ©
Royal Palace of Godollo
Visegrad Citadel ©
Visegrad Citadel
Aeropark Budapest ©
Aeropark Budapest

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, then take an in-depth tour of Byzantine and Christian Museum, then examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and finally delve into the distant past at Theater of Dionysus. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Areopagus, then contemplate the long history of Stoa of Attalos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, and finally contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Library.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Athens visit website .

Fly from Budapest to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 92°F and 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Church of Kapnikarea ©
Church of Kapnikarea
Areopagus
Areopagus
Theater of Dionysus ©
Theater of Dionysus

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.
On the 13th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Prassede, delve into the distant past at Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali, pause for some photo ops at Trajan's Column, then explore the ancient world of Forum of Augustus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ancient Art in Barberini Palace, ponder the world of politics at Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale), get to know the fascinating history of Colle Aventino, then explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, and finally see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary app .

Getting from Athens to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colle Aventino ©
Colle Aventino
Basilica di Santa Prassede ©
Basilica di Santa Prassede
Forum of Augustus ©
Forum of Augustus

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