15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Barcelona itinerary planner.

Halifax, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Halifax in October; daily highs in Barcelona reach 26°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
El Barri Gòtic ©
Neighborhood
El Barri Gòtic
4.7

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and don't miss a visit to Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

1
night
Istanbul, Turkey

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 15th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Istanbul travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rome to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Religious Site
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
4.3
Hagia Sophia ©
Architectural Building
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Religious Site
Suleymaniye Cami
4.9

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Istanbul, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Highlights from your trip
Matthias Church ©
World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7
Fisherman's Bastion ©
World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6

1
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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna travel route planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Highlights from your trip
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
Belvedere Palace ©
Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6

1
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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Prague day trip planning site.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. October in Prague sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Staromestske namesti ©
World heritage site
Staromestske namesti
4.8
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

2
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Venice, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then steep yourself in history at Chiesa degli Eremitani, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza della Frutta.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Venice is somewhat warmer than Prague - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Piazza San Marco ©
Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4

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Paris, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees. On the next day, take a stroll through Montmartre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris road trip tool.

Fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Arc de Triomphe ©
Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

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