15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Visit Colosseum and Cupola di San Pietro for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker tool.

Brisbane, Australia to Rome is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in December, expect Rome to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Campanile di Giotto and Palazzo Vecchio. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Florence travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, thenenjoy breathtaking views from The Monument to the Great Fire of London, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of London. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, wander the streets of Westminster, thensee the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a London vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Florence to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Florence to London is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Florence in December, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Musical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Westminster ©
Westminster
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Museum of London ©
Museum of London

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): visit New Town, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, make a trip to Greyfriars Kirk, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Dean Village, thencontemplate the long history of Inchcolm Abbey and Island, and then steep yourself in history at Old Royal High School.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online sightseeing planner.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
New Town ©
New Town
Dean Village ©
Dean Village
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

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.
On the 5th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then visit The Jordaan. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and finally explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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