15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday builder

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): walk around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then make a trip to Las Ramblas. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona itinerary planning site.

Washington, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Barcelona is 6 hours. In February, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Washington - with highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches
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.
On the 28th (Sun), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally stop by Trastevere.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, make a trip to Heroes' Square, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip website.

You can fly from Rome to Budapest in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in March: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 54°F and lows are around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas · Historic Sites · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and then wander the streets of The Jordaan. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Vondelpark, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to 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 a bit cooler, around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a 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: slough off your stress at Les Bains d'AliA, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris holiday builder website.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Baths

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: wander the streets of Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, stop by Cidade Baixa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip planning site.

Fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in March, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 64°F and lows about 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: