15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Lafayette, United States
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
6
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
7
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Subway:  15 min
9
Vatican City, Italy
— 1 night
Train + Subway:  2 h 15 min
10
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
+6
Train + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
11
Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 45 min
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
13
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h
End: Lafayette, United States

1
night
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 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, and then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): wander the streets of Temple Bar, then admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, then get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, and finally examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip maker app.

Lafayette, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15- hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In January, Dublin is slightly colder than Lafayette - with highs of 46°F and lows of 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 26:
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Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 27th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, take a stroll through Westminster, then admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London day trip tool.

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 27:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster ©
Westminster

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary app.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 29th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, then wander the streets of Mitte, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin visit planning website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Paris to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Mitte ©
Mitte
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 30th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Munich road trip site.

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Munich are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim ©
Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim

1
night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then don't miss a visit to Walk of Climb, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta", and finally stroll through 5-Seenweg.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Zermatt in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites Museums Trails
Find places to stay Jan 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Kapelle Gornergrat ©
Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta"
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

1
night
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 1st (Mon), make a trip to Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Venice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Welcome to Rome.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in February, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a subway to Vatican City.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Piazza Venezia ©
Piazza Venezia
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

1
night
Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
On the 3rd (Wed), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, then stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, and finally examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vatican City itinerary planner.

Vatican City is just a stone's throw from Rome. In February, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
Stanze di Raffaello ©
Stanze di Raffaello

1
night
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro Romano, explore the ancient world of Villa di Giulia Felice, delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, delve into the distant past at Casa Dei Quadretti Teatrali o Casca Longus - Pompei, then explore the ancient world of Casa del Fauno, and finally delve into the distant past at Terme del Foro.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pompeii trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Vatican City to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:
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Casa del Fauno ©
Casa del Fauno
Villa di Giulia Felice ©
Villa di Giulia Felice

1
night
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Palazzo Branciforte, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Asmundo Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio di San Mercurio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Rosario di San Domenico.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Palermo day trip website.

Getting from Pompeii to Palermo by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Branciforte ©
Palazzo Branciforte
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Oratorio del Rosario di San Domenico ©
Oratorio del Rosario di San Domenico

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): visit El Barri Gòtic, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, examine the collection at Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, then take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, and finally see the interesting displays at Mammoth Museum.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Palermo to Barcelona takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in February, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA ©
Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Madrid route planning tool.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 52°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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