15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then take a stroll through Las Ramblas. On the next day, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Washington, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington in February: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 58°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Trastevere, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest online trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Budapest in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in March, things will get a bit cooler in Budapest: highs are around 54°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then stop by The Jordaan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Vondelpark, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Fly from Budapest to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in March, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 35°F, while days are little chillier, around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: soak in style at Les Bains d'AliA, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Alfama, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon route planning site.

Getting from Paris to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in March, expect Lisbon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 64°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11: