15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Lisse, The Netherlands
Drive
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Freudenberg, Germany
Drive
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Bergheim, France
Drive
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Ribeauville, France
Taxi
8
Riquewihr, France
Drive
9
Colmar, France
Drive
10
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
11
Lavertezzo, Switzerland
Drive
12
Murren, Switzerland
— 1 day
Train
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Gruyeres, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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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.
Paris is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary builder site.

Atlanta, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Paris. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in May, with highs in Paris at 64°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Lisse.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 5 — 9:

Lisse, The Netherlands

Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. To plan Lisse vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a train from Paris to Lisse in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. You'll set off for Amsterdam on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Lisse

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stop by The Jordaan, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip website.

You can drive from Lisse to Amsterdam in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:

Cologne, Germany

— 2 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cologne Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne travel website.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Freudenberg.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:

Freudenberg, Germany

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Freudenberg online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Freudenberg takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Cologne in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Freudenberg: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 47°F at night. You will leave for Bergheim on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Freudenberg

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

Bergheim, France

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bergheim itinerary builder.

Drive from Freudenberg to Bergheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Freudenberg in May, expect nights in Bergheim to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 69°F. You will leave for Ribeauville on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Bergheim

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

Ribeauville, France

Ribeauvillé is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.Its inhabitants are called Ribeauvillois.GeographyThe town is located around 10mi north of Colmar and 75kmsouth of Strasbourg. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of La Grand-Rue.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ribeauville trip planner.

Ribeauville is very close to Bergheim. In May in Ribeauville, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Riquewihr.

Things to do in Ribeauville

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

Riquewihr, France

Riquewihr is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.A popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, Riquewihr is also known for the Riesling and other great wines produced in the village. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Riquewihr attractions planner.

Riquewihr is very close to Ribeauville. May in Riquewihr sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Colmar.
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip

Colmar, France

Little Venice

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.
For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Colmar trip itinerary builder app.

Colmar is very close to Riquewihr. May in Colmar sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 48°F at night. You'll set off for Interlaken on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Colmar

Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then look for gifts at The Mad Cow, then take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, and finally wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Interlaken travel route planner.

Getting from Colmar to Interlaken by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Colmar in May, you will find days in Interlaken are little chillier (63°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lavertezzo.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

Lavertezzo, Switzerland

Lavertezzo is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.HistoryLavertezzo is first mentioned in 1327 as Laverteze. To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lavertezzo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lavertezzo takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Interlaken in May; daily highs in Lavertezzo reach 70°F and lows reach 52°F. You will leave for Murren on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Lavertezzo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
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Murren, Switzerland

— 1 day
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Allmendhubel.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Murren visit planning app.

Explore your travel options from Lavertezzo to Murren with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Murren

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

Gruyeres, Switzerland

— 2 nights
The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, and then have fun and explore at Chaplin's World.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Gruyeres online visit planner.

Getting from Murren to Gruyeres by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In May in Gruyeres, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 16 — 18:

Paris, France

— 1 night

City of Light

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning website.

You can drive from Gruyeres to Paris in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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