15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  15 h
1
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
4
Fira, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Newark, United States

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Take a break from Split with a short trip to Dubovica in Hvar, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Split trip planner .

Newark, USA to Split is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Split, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

3
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.
Explore Dubrovnik's surroundings by going to Lopud (Sunj Beach & Your black horizon Art Pavilion). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, wander the streets of Old Town, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik travel itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Split to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tirana.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Lopud
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Sunj Beach ©
Sunj Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Dajti, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Et`hem Bey Mosque.

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Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Tirana takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Dubrovnik in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tirana, with highs around 91°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dajti
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Dajti ©
Dajti
Skanderbeg Square ©
Skanderbeg Square
Et`hem Bey Mosque ©
Et`hem Bey Mosque

1
night
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 14th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then kick back and relax at Caldera Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Tirana to Fira takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tirana to Fira due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tirana in July, expect nights in Fira to be a bit warmer, around 74°F, while days are little chillier, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Kamari Beach
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Zurich and then stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Fira to Zurich takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Zurich. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Fira in July: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 78°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

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nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kilmainham Gaol and Guinness Storehouse. There's still lots to do: stroll around St Stephens Green, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Dublin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Dublin is minus 1 hour. In July, Dublin is little chillier than Zurich - with highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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