15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9​h
1
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: New Delhi, India

1
night
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 20th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Rathaus. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planning website .

New Delhi, India to Vienna is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Vienna. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Vienna are cooler (5°C), and nights are a bit cooler (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, then step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the next day, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, savor the flavors at Central Market Hall, then steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya.

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Getting from Vienna to Budapest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Budapest to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 25th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip planner.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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 27th (Fri): make a trip to Place de la Concorde, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris travel route builder site .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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 29th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich visit site .

Getting from Paris to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 31st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence travel route planner .

Fly from Munich to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munich in December: high temperatures in Florence hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip app .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January in Rome, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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