15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: San Luis Obispo, United States
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  16 h 45 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: San Luis Obispo, United States

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and walk around St. James's Park.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planner.

San Luis Obispo, USA to London is an approximately 17- hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. When traveling from San Luis Obispo in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris route planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at Anne Frank House, walk around Vondelpark, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, then meet the residents at ARTIS, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in August: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 83°F and lows are around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 29th (Wed), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome driving holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: highs in Rome hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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