15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
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Paris, France

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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and visit Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online vacation planner.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 77°F and lows about 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Eternal City

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 19th (Thu): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 90°F and lows about 69°F. You will leave for Venice on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Piazza delle Erbe. Popular historic sites such as Arena di Verona and Museo di Castelvecchio are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti & Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Venice are slightly colder (85°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Doge's Palace ©
Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7
Piazza San Marco ©
Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4

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Geneva, Switzerland

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Geneva itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Geneva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in August, expect Geneva to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Lake Geneva ©
Water Body
Lake Geneva
4.7
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Patek Philippe Museum
4.2

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Barcelona, Spain

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aigua Xelida and Playas de Calella. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Cala del Senyor Ramon (in Tossa de Mar), Far de Sant Sebastia (in Llafranc) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, enjoy the sand and surf at San Pol Beach, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona itinerary planner.

Getting from Geneva to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Geneva in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
El Barri Gòtic ©
Neighborhood
El Barri Gòtic
4.7

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 29th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Madrid, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Highlights from your trip
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

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