15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
7
Rouen, France
— 1 night
8
Saint-Malo, France
— 2 nights

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at De Nieuwe Kerk, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and meet the residents at ARTIS.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get slightly colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 56°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip website.

Fly from Amsterdam to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in April; daily highs in Rome reach 69°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 7th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Geneva takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, Geneva is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 61°F and lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 8th (Wed), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Markuskirche, and then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip planner.

Drive from Geneva to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Room Escape Games
Markuskirche ©
Markuskirche

1
night
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 9th (Thu), make a trip to Passerelle Miro, see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, then explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Albert Seltz.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Strasbourg road trip planning site.

Drive from Lucerne to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Domaine Albert Seltz
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Domaine Albert Seltz ©
Domaine Albert Seltz
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg ©
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan

3
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris journey planner.

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. April in Paris sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

1
night
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Laser Game Evolution, get in on the family fun at Cahem, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rouen online itinerary planner.

Drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Rouen are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Rouen

Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites
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Laser Game Evolution ©
Laser Game Evolution
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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nights
Saint-Malo, France

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Tombelaine Coquillages and then trek along GR 34.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Malo trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Rouen to Saint-Malo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Saint-Malo can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
GR 34
GR 34

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