15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary builder

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and then take a stroll through Alfama. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, then steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Washington, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Washington in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lisbon, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): walk around Parc Guell, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona online journey maker.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:

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 21st (Wed): stop by Trastevere, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. On the next day, 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 admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

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

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Rome sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): take a stroll through Cannaregio, visit Campo del Ghetto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip builder.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

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 25th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and finally wander the streets of Le Marais. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and then admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris online trip maker.

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:

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 27th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. On your second day here, stroll around Vondelpark, wander the streets of The Jordaan, then explore and take pictures at Anne Frank House, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:

Dublin, Ireland

— 2 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.
On the 29th (Thu), take a stroll through Temple Bar and then sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St.. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Grafton Street, walk around St Stephens Green, and then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip builder site.

Fly from Amsterdam to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30: