15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Seattle, United States

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Bring the kids along to Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Skansen, step off the mainland to explore Sandhamn, get in on the family fun at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Stockholm itinerary planning website .

Seattle, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Stockholm at 67°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, then appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, and then try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, then step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and finally take in the waterfront at Nyhavn.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen online trip builder .

You can fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner .

Getting from Copenhagen to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in June: high temperatures in Venice hover around 81°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

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

1
night
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 21st (Sun), don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome journey planner .

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, get your game on at Virtua, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lisbon, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
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.
Attractions like Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Phoenix Park, wander the streets of Temple Bar, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In June, Dublin is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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