15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
7
Paris, France
— 1 night
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights


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2
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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 31st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then take in the views from Vasco da Gama Bridge, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Alfama, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon driving holiday tool.

Houston, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Houston to Lisbon. Traveling from Houston in March, expect Lisbon to be a bit cooler, temps between 64°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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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 2nd (Fri), browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, then stroll around Parc Guell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, stop by El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. April in Barcelona sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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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 4th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally visit Cannaregio.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice online travel route builder.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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night
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Budapest online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Venice in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 40°F in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Paris sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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