15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

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Kansas City, USA to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kansas City to Venice. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Siena, Italy

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 4th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Casa di Santa Caterina, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Salimbeni, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella di Piazza, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Rocca of Montestaffoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sant'Agostino, steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, view the masterpieces at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, then admire the landmark architecture of Mura di San Gimignano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Siena trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Siena takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Siena sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maennlichen Romantic Trail and Grosse Scheidegg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kleine Scheidegg and Alpiglen. Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Brienz (Giessbachfälle & Axalp) and Murren (Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg & Via Ferrata). Next up on the itinerary: hike along North face Trail, examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum, stroll through Maennlichen Royal Walk, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Wetterhorn.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Siena to Grindelwald takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Frankfurt, Germany

— 2 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Klassikstadt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Redeemer, admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kommunikation, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche). On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Geldmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Institut Mathildenhoehe, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche Hl. Maria Magdalena, then examine the collection at Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, and finally ponder the design of Fountain of Justice.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Frankfurt in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 2 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg, then explore the fascinating underground world of Petrusse Casemates, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Keep things going the next day: hike along Circuit Wenzel, take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock, take in the pleasant sights at Wenzel Circular Walk, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint John the Baptist, and finally steep yourself in history at Holy Ghost Citadel.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Luxembourg City trip planner.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
On the 13th (Fri), examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, and finally take a stroll through Île de la Cité. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, then wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement, and finally admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

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Traveling by train from Luxembourg City to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature