15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Winnipeg, Canada
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Winnipeg, Canada

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): make a trip to Belém Tower and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, stop by Younik - Dare to be You, thendon't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, thendon't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Lisbon is 6 hours. Traveling from Winnipeg in September, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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.
On the 17th (Thu), make a trip to Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip planning app.

Fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. September in Barcelona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to Spanish Steps, explore the ancient world of Forum of Augustus, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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 23rd (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Like a Venetian, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice day trip planning site.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 25th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, thenbrowse the exhibits of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in September: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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 26th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, admire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris trip maker.

Fly from Salzburg to Paris in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 28th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, thenget a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London journey planner.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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