15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Palembang, Indonesia
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Palembang, Indonesia

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 25th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary builder site .

Palembang, Indonesia to Athens is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Palembang to Athens. In June, Athens is little chillier than Palembang - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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 27th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: take an unorthodox tour of Catacombe di San Callisto, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome online road trip planner .

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Traveling from Athens in June, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Rome. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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 29th (Mon), admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip planner .

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then walk around Parc Guell, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take a stroll through Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol. On your second day here, walk around Phoenix Park, walk around St Stephens Green, and then make a trip to Merrion Square.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip builder website .

Getting from Barcelona to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Dublin, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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 4th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), and then admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Kastellet, explore the historical opulence 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, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen online journey planner .

You can fly from Dublin to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Copenhagen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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.
On the 6th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, examine the collection at Skansen, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and finally head outdoors with Riddarholmen. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Drottningholm Palace, then find something for the whole family at Junibacken, and then step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Stockholm road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

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