15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt, Germany
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
3
Dax, France
— 1 night
train:  4​h
4
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Valladolid, Spain
— 1 night
train:  8​h
6
Aveiro, Portugal
— 2 nights
train:  6​h
7
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
End: Madrid, Spain

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
You've added Historical Museum (Historisches Museum), Romer, Burg Kronberg, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), join in the after-dark buzz at Main Tower, contemplate the long history of St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), then hunt for treasures at Kleinmarkthalle, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with MyZeil. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, explore and take pictures at Commerzbank-Arena, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sachsenhausen, then step into the grandiose world of Burg Kronberg, then catch a live performance at Oper Frankfurt, and finally make a trip to Berger Str..

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife

Side Trip

Burg Kronberg
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St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche) ©
St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche)
Sachsenhausen
Sachsenhausen

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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.
You've added Galerie Vivienne, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take a stroll through Canal Saint-Martin and then don't miss a visit to Place des Vosges. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Parc de la Villette, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Catacombs of Paris, then examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Paris sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Dax.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Dax, France

Dax ©
Dax is a commune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France, sub-prefecture of the Landes department.It is known as a spa, specialising in mud treatment for rheumatism and similar ailments.It is also a market town, former bishopric and busy local centre, especially for the Chalosse area.HistoryIt was first established by the Romans, and its reputation is supposed to date from a visit by Julia, the daughter of the first Emperor Octavian Augustus. You've now added Grande Plage to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): kick back and relax at Grande Plage.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Paris to Dax. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Dax

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Domaine Darmendieu, Barthouil, Grande Plage
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Grande Plage ©
Grande Plage
Barthouil ©
Barthouil
Un Bain au Chocolat ©
Un Bain au Chocolat

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
On the 15th (Wed), kick back and relax at La Concha Beach, admire the striking features of Iglesia de Santa Maria del Coro, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, then explore the historical opulence of Miramar Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Vicente. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Itzurun, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermita de San Telmo, and then examine the collection at Cristobal Balenciaga Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia road trip site .

Traveling by car from Dax to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Zumaia, Cristobal Balenciaga Museum
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Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Playa de Itzurun ©
Playa de Itzurun

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Valladolid, Spain

Valladolid ©
A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): do a tasting at Bodega Muelas, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Grupo Yllera, then let the kids burn off some steam at El Valle de los Seis Sentidos, then brush up on your military savvy at Academia de Caballeria, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor de Valladolid.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Valladolid planner .

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Valladolid by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in August: highs in Valladolid hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Aveiro.

Things to do in Valladolid

Wineries Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Bodegas Grupo Yllera, El Valle de los Seis Sentidos, Bodega Muelas
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Bodegas Grupo Yllera ©
Bodegas Grupo Yllera
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid ©
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid
Academia de Caballeria ©
Academia de Caballeria

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Aveiro, Portugal

Aveiro ©
Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Praia da Costa Nova, Parque Infante D. Pedro, Aveiro Railway Station, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Farol da Barra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Costa Nova, and then learn about winemaking at Alianca Underground Museum. On the next day, kick back and relax at Praia Fluvial da Senhora de Piedade, then admire the striking features of Aveiro Railway Station, and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Infante D. Pedro.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Aveiro journey tool .

You can drive from Valladolid to Aveiro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Valladolid to Aveiro. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Aveiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ilhavo, Alianca Underground Museum, Praia de Sao Jacinto, Praia Fluvial da Senhora de Piedade
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Praia da Costa Nova ©
Praia da Costa Nova
Praia de Sao Jacinto ©
Praia de Sao Jacinto
Alianca Underground Museum ©
Alianca Underground Museum

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added El Rastro, Mercado San Miguel, Plaza de Cibeles, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Puerta del Sol and then pause for some photo ops at Plaza de Cibeles. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, wander the streets of Gran Via, browse the eclectic array of goods at El Rastro, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then take a stroll through Plaza de Zocodover, and finally wander the streets of Casco Historico de Toledo.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aveiro to Madrid. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aveiro to Madrid. August in Madrid sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 66°F at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Toledo, Playa del Alberche
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Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Retiro Park ©
Retiro Park

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