15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Toronto, Canada

1
night
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 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

Before you visit Lisbon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

2
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 30th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then walk around Parc Guell.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 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. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
On the 1st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and finally don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome driving holiday planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rome to Budapest in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Rome in June, expect Budapest to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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 5th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and finally take an in-depth tour of Strahov Monastery. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Prague journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Budapest in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get your game on at Museumphoto, then steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Vondelpark, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, then contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, make a trip to Place de la Concorde, then contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and finally take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris journey maker app.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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