15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip site.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip planning tool.

Fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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 21st (Wed): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

Discover how to plan a Rome trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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 24th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Venice tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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 26th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paris trip site.

Getting from Venice to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in April, with highs in Paris at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

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 28th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of The Jordaan, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip builder site.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and then stroll around Phoenix Park. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then walk around St Stephens Green, then make a trip to Temple Bar, and finally see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dublin itinerary planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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