15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and finally wander the streets of Plaka. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, and then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Athens sightseeing planner.

Coimbatore, India to Athens is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of bus, taxi, and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Coimbatore in October, things will get slightly colder in Athens: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

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

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

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 12th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Venice using our trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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 15th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then visit El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning tool.

You can fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in October: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 26°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 17th (Sat), walk around Parque del Retiro, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Madrid vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in October since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then stop by Le Marais.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Madrid in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

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 21st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and finally make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vienna day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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