15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Cannaregio, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from Manchester to Venice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in June; daily highs in Venice reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, pause for some serene contemplation at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence trip builder app.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome journey planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip tool.

You can fly from Rome to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in June, things will get a bit cooler in Zurich: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites
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Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, then contemplate the long history of Asamkirche, then enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and finally examine the collection at Munich Residenz. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Munich online vacation planner.

Drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

Fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to The Hague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:

The Hague, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, ponder the world of politics at Vredespaleis, see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), then get engrossed in the history at Prison Gate Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights). On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Church, then view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and finally make a trip to Lange Voorhout.

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Fly from Berlin to The Hague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in The Hague sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

South Holland Province travel guide

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Gardens · Specialty Museums · Landmarks