15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  8 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in May, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
Highlights from your plan
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Florence to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in May: highs in Paris hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 8th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
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.
On the 10th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

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

4
nights
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.
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Sultanahmet District, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip planning site .

You can fly from Vienna to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Istanbul is 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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