15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Ottawa, Canada
Fly:  12 h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Ottawa, Canada

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.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will thrill your kids. Champs-Elysees and Île de la Cité will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Le Marais, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe.

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

Ottawa, Canada to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Paris is 6 hours. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 4th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, thentake some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and then explore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg tour site.

You can fly from Paris to Salzburg in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Belvedere Palace and MuseumsQuartier Wien. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Hofburg, browse the exhibits of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planning site.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Vienna are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Vienna in July, with highs in Rome at 37°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

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

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): kick back and relax at Strandbad Mythenquai and then kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip planning app.

You can fly from Rome to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, things will get little chillier in Zurich: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

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