15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rumeli Fortress.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Istanbul is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, with highs in Istanbul at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Piazza del Campo and Campanile di Giotto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Duomo di Siena and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation maker.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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 17th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then admire the masterpieces at Ca' d'Oro, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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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 19th (Sun): make a trip to Louvre Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Le Marais, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in April, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 21st (Tue), wander the streets of The Jordaan, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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