15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe visit planner

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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland

— 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, take a stroll through Grafton Street, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and walk around St Stephens Green.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip tool.

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 13th (Sun), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read London sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in August: highs in London hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Paris, France

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at NEMO Science Museum, don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and finally walk around Vondelpark.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Amsterdam hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the engaging exhibits at Junibacken, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Skansen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Stockholm takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

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.
On the 20th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at The Hofburg, then examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna holiday builder app.

Getting from Stockholm to Vienna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in August; daily highs in Vienna reach 80°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

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 22nd (Tue), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in August; daily highs in Rome reach 90°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then walk around Parc Guell.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23: