15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Stuttgart, Germany
— Few hours
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Meersburg (Bodensee), Germany
— 1 night
3
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
4
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
5
Vicenza, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
9
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
10
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
13
Colmar, France
— 1 night
14
Strasbourg, France
— Few hours
15
Baden-Baden, Germany
— 1 night

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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Stuttgart trip planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Stuttgart Airport, Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport and Memmingen Allgau Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Stuttgart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Meersburg (Bodensee) on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Meersburg (Bodensee), Germany

Meersburg (Bodensee)
For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Meersburg (Bodensee) trip planner.

Drive from Stuttgart to Meersburg (Bodensee) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and ferry. August in Meersburg (Bodensee) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll set off for Garmisch-Partenkirchen on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Meersburg (Bodensee)

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 26th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm, make a trip to Pfarrkirche St. Martin, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen online travel planner.

You can drive from Meersburg (Bodensee) to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Linderhof
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Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Pfarrkirche St. Martin ©
Pfarrkirche St. Martin

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, thenhunt for treasures at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Verona attractions planner.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Verona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in August, expect Verona to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vicenza.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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Vicenza, Italy

Vicenza ©
Famous for its abundance of 16th-century architecture designed by Andrea Palladio, Vicenza was coined the City of Palladio.
On the 28th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Pieriboni, view the masterpieces at Fondazione Bisazza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Gaetano Thiene, thentake an in-depth tour of Palazzo da Schio, Ca' d'Oro, and finally appreciate the history behind Piazza dei Signori.

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Drive from Verona to Vicenza in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Verona in August, you will find days in Vicenza are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Vicenza

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Fondazione Bisazza
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Fondazione Bisazza ©
Fondazione Bisazza
Palazzo da Schio, Ca' d'Oro ©
Palazzo da Schio, Ca' d'Oro
Chiesa di San Lorenzo ©
Chiesa di San Lorenzo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thensteep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, thenenjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planning app.

You can drive from Vicenza to Venice in an hour. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thenexplore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenexplore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and then explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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 1st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, thenmake a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Milan using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Milan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Milan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio ©
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 3rd (Tue), stroll through Murmelweg Wanderung, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt travel route builder site.

Traveling by train from Milan to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Trails
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stop by Gysi AG Chocolatier Suisse, see the interesting displays at Kindermuseum Creaviva, examine the collection at Klingendes Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Rigassi by SOON, thenvisit UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally take in the exciting artwork at SOON Galerie.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bern route maker website.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. September in Bern sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Colmar.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva
Klingendes Museum ©
Klingendes Museum
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 6th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Musee Bartholdi, visit Little Venice, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Couvert, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Martin, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musée d'Unterlinden.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Colmar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Colmar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Colmar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Colmar

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Musee Bartholdi ©
Musee Bartholdi
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Musée d'Unterlinden ©
Musée d'Unterlinden

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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.
To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Strasbourg road trip site.

Getting from Colmar to Strasbourg by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Baden-Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 7th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Hohenbaden Old Castle, don't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn, take in the awesome beauty at Merkur, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda, and finally try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Baden-Baden attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Strasbourg to Baden-Baden in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Baden-Baden are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Merkur ©
Merkur
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Hohenbaden Old Castle ©
Hohenbaden Old Castle

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