15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kingston, Jamaica
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kingston, Jamaica

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at National Gallery of Ireland and James Joyce Cultural Centre. You'll explore and learn at Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, take a stroll through Temple Bar, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and get a new perspective on nature at Richmond Barracks.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Kingston, Jamaica to Dublin is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kingston in July: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 23°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
National Gallery of Ireland ©
National Gallery of Ireland
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©

1
night
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, then take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, then browse the exhibits of Amalienborg, and finally examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Denmark, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen journey website .

Fly from Dublin to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

1
night
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Suleymaniye Cami , browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Maiden's Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul day trip site .

Getting from Copenhagen to Istanbul by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Istanbul. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in July; daily highs in Istanbul reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Rome travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

Plan my day in Paris using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Florence to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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