15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary — 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Budapest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in October, things will get much colder in Budapest: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Prague.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): wander the streets of Lesser Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Prague trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for slightly colder days in Prague, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to fly to Venice.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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 13th (Thu): take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

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You can fly from Prague to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Venice is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Siena.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Siena, Italy — 1 night

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 17th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then make a trip to Piazza del Campo, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Siena online attractions planner.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

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You can drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can fly to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 21st (Fri), take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barcelona visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Maspalomas.
Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Maspalomas, Spain — 3 nights

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 22nd (Sat), experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, then get outside with Carp Gran Canaria, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Holistic Massage, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas visit website.

Fly from Barcelona to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In October, Maspalomas is a bit warmer than Barcelona - with highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C. On the 24th (Mon), you're off to home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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