15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

— 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Temple Bar, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary planning app.

Washington, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington in April, with highs in Dublin at 53°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 25th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, stop by The Jordaan, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally walk around Vondelpark.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Dublin to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:

Paris, France

— 2 nights

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 27th (Tue): visit Montmartre, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and then wander the streets of Le Marais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip planning site.

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 49°F in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

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 30th (Fri): take a stroll through Trastevere, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally stroll around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 4th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then take a stroll through Alfama. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

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Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 3 — 5: