15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly to Verona, Train to Venice
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Ravello
4
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, view the masterpieces at Tretyakov's Gallery, contemplate the long history of Palace Stables, and don't miss a visit to Palace Square.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg day trip site.

Washington DC, USA to St. Petersburg is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Washington DC to St. Petersburg. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in St. Petersburg at 68°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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

You can do a combination of flight and train from St. Petersburg to Venice in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Venice due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around 87°F and lows are around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

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 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then explore the galleries of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Ravello, Italy

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fornillo and Spiaggia Grande. Get some cultural insight at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Duomo di Ravello. Step out of Ravello to go to Positano and see Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, and stroll through Lido Capo di Conca.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ravello online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Florence to Ravello takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Florence in July, with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome road trip website.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13: