15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid travel route planner.

Milwaukee, USA to Madrid is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milwaukee to Madrid is 7 hours. Traveling from Milwaukee in July, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 94°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Amatller. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally walk around Ciutadella Park.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip app.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Barcelona hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Paris.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Paris, France — 2 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, Paris is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

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 4th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam road trip site.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Munich.
Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Munich, Germany — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around English Garden, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Munich in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Munich are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Florence.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence attractions planning app.

You can fly from Munich to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, Florence is a bit warmer than Munich - with highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip