15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Train:  45 min
1
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  5 h 30 min
6
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1
day
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Euromast and then browse the exhibits of Madurodam.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Rotterdam trip builder app.

Amsterdam to Rotterdam is an approximately 1- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Madurodam
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Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Euromast ©
Euromast

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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 2nd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rotterdam to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Zurich are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Friedhof Fluntern ©
Friedhof Fluntern
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 5th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then walk around Parc Guell, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online holiday maker.

You can fly from Zurich to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Rome trip website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. March in Rome sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Family-friendly places like Acropolis Museum and Plaka will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, have fun and explore at Museum of Greek Children's Art, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Athens online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Rome to Athens in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kids will enjoy Schonbrunn Palace and Haus der Musik Wien. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna online holiday maker.

You can fly from Athens to Vienna in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Vienna. Traveling from Athens in March, expect Vienna to be slightly colder, temps between 12°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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