15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam attractions planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Amsterdam is colder than Dubai - with highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 28th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Atomium, contemplate the long history of Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then make a trip to Grand Place, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online visit planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In November in Paris, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and then stop by Old Town.

Make your Zurich itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the activities along Canal Grande, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday website.

You can fly from Zurich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Zurich in December, you will find days in Venice are somewhat warmer (11°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence trip maker website.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in December, you will find days in Florence are somewhat warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, shop like a local with Red Gallery, explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, and get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel.

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Getting from Rome to Hamburg by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in December: highs in Hamburg hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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