15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Nice, France
— 2 nights
5
La Condamine, Monaco
— 1 night
6
Turin, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia


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1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the striking features of Jeronimos Monastery, take a stroll through Belém Tower, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Justa Lift. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then get interesting insight from Nosso Tejo, then appreciate the history behind Arco Triunfal da Rua Augusta, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Lisbon, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

1
night
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): make a trip to Estadio do Dragao, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Porto planner .

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, Porto is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

1
night
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 17th (Mon): admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the next day, examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris travel route app .

Traveling by flight from Porto to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Paris is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Nice, France

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 19th (Wed), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Eze Sur Mer Strand, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice online day trip planner .

Getting from Paris to Nice by combination of flight and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Nice hover around 28°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to La Condamine.

Things to do in Nice

Tours Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Eze Sur Mer Strand
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

1
night
La Condamine, Monaco

La Condamine ©
La Condamine is the central Ward in the Principality of Monaco. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, explore the fascinating underground world of Exotic Garden (Jardin Exotique), and then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our La Condamine tour itinerary planner .

La Condamine is just a short distance from Nice. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in La Condamine

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Casino of Monte-Carlo, Prince's Palace
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Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

1
night
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Egyptian Museum of Turin.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Turin trip builder website .

Drive from La Condamine to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from La Condamine in September, expect Turin to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Turin

Museums
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Park Guell, admire all the interesting features of Camp Nou, and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona vacation tool .

Getting from Turin to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turin in September, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the local landmark of Plaza de Cibeles and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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