15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Paris, France
— 1 night
Train
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Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Bilbao, Spain
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Toledo, Spain
Drive
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Valencia, Spain
Fly
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Genoa
10
Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan, Italy
Drive
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Nice, France
— 1 night
Fly to Lyon, Train to Dijon
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Dijon, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Reims, France
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Paris, France

— 1 night

City of Light

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 1st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Paris using our trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Paris. When traveling from Manchester in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Bordeaux, France

— 1 night

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux trip planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to Bordeaux in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. June in Bordeaux sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Bilbao.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Nightlife

Bilbao, Spain

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 3rd (Thu), head outdoors with San Mames Stadium.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bilbao trip website.

You can drive from Bordeaux to Bilbao in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bilbao can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Bilbao

Outdoors
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Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid travel route builder site.

Fly from Bilbao to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bilbao in June, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Toledo, Spain

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo de Santa Cruz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, and then don't miss a visit to Custodia de Arfe.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Toledo trip app.

Getting from Madrid to Toledo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Toledo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums

Lisbon, Portugal

— 1 night

City of Seven Hills

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 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, then make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip tool.

Drive from Toledo to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toledo to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Toledo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites

Seville, Spain

— 1 night

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Seville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Valencia.

Valencia, Spain

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of La Lonja de la Seda.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Seville to Valencia in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of El Pabellón de Barcelona, walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Genoa.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Genoa, Italy

— 1 night
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Genoa holiday builder website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Barcelona to Genoa in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Genoa can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Genoa to Rome in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Genoa, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping

Nice, France

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 14th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Milan to Nice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Milan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Dijon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Dijon, France

— 1 night

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Place de la Liberation.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dijon trip maker site.

Getting from Nice to Dijon by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Dijon when traveling from Nice in June, with lows around 15°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Reims.

Reims, France

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
On the 15th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Budding.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Reims trip planner.

You can drive from Dijon to Reims in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dijon in June, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Reims. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries