15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France — 3 nights

City of Light

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Le Marais, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Indianapolis in December, expect Paris to be somewhat warmer, temps between 47°F and 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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): stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic).

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You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Barcelona at 59°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

Eternal City

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 2nd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Venice is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 47°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 5th (Thu), examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, then examine the collection at Atomium, and finally examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brussels day trip planning website.

Fly from Venice to Brussels in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Venice in January, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around 40°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

City of Light

Enjoy Paris some more: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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