15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Fox In A Box Madrid, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Newark, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Madrid. When traveling from Newark in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza Navona, thenexplore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, thenmake a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome route planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Duomo di Siena & ASD Paintball Siena). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and then steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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