15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
4
Lyon, France
— 1 night
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
6
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 16th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Amsterdam Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Vondelpark, then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam online trip maker.

Karachi, Pakistan to Amsterdam is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 18th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), and finally admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On your second day here, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, make a trip to The Markt, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Brussels sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Louvre Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris trip builder tool.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Lyon are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You will leave for Barcelona on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Lyon

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife
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1
night
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 23rd (Wed), browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip maker.

Getting from Lyon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in December, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 25th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, look for gifts at Enoteca Iemmallo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Tecla, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Milan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in December, expect Milan to be slightly colder, temps between 9°C and 1°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): test the waters at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Milan to Budapest in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Milan in December, things will get slightly colder in Budapest: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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