15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis, United States
Fly:  13​h
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Indianapolis, United States

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 14th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

Indianapolis, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in September, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 70°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, then browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

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

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, then wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

1
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 20th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, don't miss a visit to Hősök tere, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Halaszbastya.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Budapest journey planner.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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 21st (Sat): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder app .

Fly from Budapest to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in September, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 81°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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 23rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation builder tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

1
night
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 25th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo.

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You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Florence in September, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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 26th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, then steep yourself in history at Belém Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Quinta da Regaleira and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Lisbon sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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