15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Bus to Reykjavík, Shuttle to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Fly to Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 1 night
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Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Breskens
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Breskens, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland

— 1 night
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, then contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, then stop by Kraum, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik online day trip planner.

Rochester, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Rochester to Reykjavik. Traveling from Rochester in April, you will find days in Reykjavik are slightly colder (43°F), and nights are about the same (32°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Vik, Iceland

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vik road trip app.

Drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 1 night

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, wander the streets of Old Town, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight from Vik to Dubrovnik in 16 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Vik to Dubrovnik is 1 hour. While traveling from Vik, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Dubrovnik, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

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.
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli and then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Cannaregio, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice route website.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to fly to Positano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Positano, Italy

— 1 night
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 1st (Mon), stop by Gallerie Idee D'arte, look for gifts at Theodora Moda Positano, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Positano online route planner.

Fly from Venice to Positano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Breskens.

Things to do in Positano

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Breskens, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Breskens is a harbour town on the Westerschelde in the municipality of Sluis in the province of Zeeland, in the south-western Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Polderhuis Westkapelle Dijk- en Oorlogsmuseum, then step into the grandiose world of Westhove Castle, and then kick back and relax at Oostkapelle Beach.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Breskens travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Positano to Breskens. Traveling from Positano in May, things will get little chillier in Breskens: highs are around 65°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Breskens

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

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 4th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, then take a stroll through The Jordaan, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam road trip planning app.

You can drive from Breskens to Amsterdam in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at The Little Museum of Dublin, walk around St Stephens Green, browse the exhibits of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, then see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and finally steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin day trip planning tool.

Fly from Amsterdam to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, Dublin is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.