15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Paris, France
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Marseille, France
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
End: Paris, France


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1
day
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major and then wander the streets of The Panier.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marseille trip planner.

Paris to Marseille is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in October, with highs in Marseille at 26°C and lows at 14°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Marseille

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Panier ©
The Panier
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Torre dell'Orologio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Dorsoduro, admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice itinerary planning website.

Getting from Marseille to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Prato della Valle
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, go for a stroll along the water at City Harbor, and then take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip maker site.

You can fly from Venice to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
City Harbor ©
City Harbor

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of Athena Nike and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, look for gifts at Didw Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and browse the exhibits of Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Dubrovnik in November, with lows around 15°C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Parthenon ©
Parthenon
Temple of Athena Nike ©
Temple of Athena Nike
Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 6th (Sun), look for gifts at Prens Leather, thenhunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Kanyon Shopping Center. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, don't miss a visit to Sogukcesme Sokak, thensteep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria Draperis Church, and finally hunt for treasures at Arasta Bazaar.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul sightseeing planner.

Fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Athens in November, plan for little chillier days in Istanbul, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Arasta Bazaar ©
Arasta Bazaar
Prens Leather ©
Prens Leather

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Longchamp Racecourse and Sens Unique. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paris tour planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Paris in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Istanbul to Paris, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Istanbul in November: high temperatures in Paris hover around 12°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Longchamp Racecourse ©
Longchamp Racecourse
Sens Unique ©
Sens Unique

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