15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

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 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Budapest is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, expect Budapest to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

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 5th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

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You can fly from Vienna to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in July, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 37°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence tour itinerary site.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Paris, France

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris travel route planner.

You can fly from Florence to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Florence in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
On the 11th (Sun), walk around Phoenix Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, then see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and finally examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. On the next day, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, stroll around St Stephens Green, stop by Temple Bar, then admire the striking features of Dublin Castle, and finally admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

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Getting from Paris to Dublin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Paris to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around 23°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 1 night

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 13th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online day trip planner.

Getting from Dublin to Copenhagen by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the engaging exhibits at Junibacken, then examine the collection at Skansen, then get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, and finally have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Storkyrkan, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, then examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm, and finally steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nightlife

Side Trip

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, then see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and finally steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip maker tool.

You can fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites