15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati, United States
Fly:  14​h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Cincinnati, United States

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, find something for the whole family at Grona Lunds Tivoli, head off the coast to Sandhamn, and get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm day trip planning site .

Cincinnati, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cincinnati in June; daily highs in Stockholm reach 67°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Neighborhoods
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, then make a trip to The Little Mermaid, and then get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Kastellet, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Copenhagen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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 22nd (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planning tool .

Fly from Copenhagen to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in June; daily highs in Venice reach 81°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and then stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then get your game on at Virtua, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in June: highs in Barcelona hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Go With The Flow - River Adventures in Kilkenny (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in June, with highs in Dublin at 64°F and lows at 48°F. On the 30th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Go With The Flow - River Adventures
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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