35 days in Western Europe Itinerary

35 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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35 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 12 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Bristol, United Kingdom
— 1 night
4
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Venice, Italy
— 1 day
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
10
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  2​h
11
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  1​h
12
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  5​h
13
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
14
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
train:  2​h
15
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

12
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes York's Chocolate Story, Fountains Abbey and Shropshire Raft Tours - Ironbridge Gorge Boat Trips, canoe, kayak, Mega SUP & Mini-raft hire. Chatsworth House and York Castle Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Ladybower Reservoir and Ellerbeck Narrowboats. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Vale Royal Falconry Centre (in Northwich), Eyam Plague Village Museum (in Eyam) and Lymm Heritage Centre (in Lymm). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Manchester visit website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Manchester is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in July; daily highs in Manchester reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

York, Liverpool, Chester, Aysgarth Falls, Vale Royal Falconry Centre
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 24:
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Vale Royal Falconry Centre ©
Vale Royal Falconry Centre
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

2
nights
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Snowshill Manor.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip tool .

Getting from Manchester to Birmingham by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will leave for Bristol on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Warwick Castle, Snowshill Manor
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

1
night
Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, contemplate the long history of Wells Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bristol trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Birmingham to Bristol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for London on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bath, Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You've added Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Oxford Street, Trafalgar Square, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Big Ben, make a trip to Trafalgar Square, see some familiar sights at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, then get to know the fascinating history of Oxford Street, and finally explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

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

Getting from Bristol to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in London

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Circus Maximus, Piazza della Bocca della Verita, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and other attractions you added. Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit St. Peter's Basilica and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Bristol to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Galleries, Basilica di Santa Croce, and other attractions. On the 20th (Sat), examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Battistero, enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning tower Pisa, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pisa
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte di Rialto, Basilica di San Marco and Canal Grande. On the 22nd (Mon), explore the activities along Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Venice online travel planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Duomo di Milano as well as Il Cenacolo. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Milan tour planner .

Take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Zurich, Grossmunster, Old Town (Altstadt), and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, take a stroll through Lindenhof, appreciate the extensive heritage of Limmatquai, then wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip planning app .

Getting from Milan to Zurich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in July, with highs in Zurich at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
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Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Titlis, Lion Monument, Hofkirche, and other attractions you added. On the 25th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche, take some stellar pictures from The Nine Towers, then take in the views from Spreuer Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Lucerne trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Titlis
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Mount Titlis ©
Mount Titlis
Jesuitenkirche ©
Jesuitenkirche

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory as well as Ice Palace of Jungfraujoch.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Interlaken trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bern.
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory ©
Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory

1
night
Bern, Switzerland

Bern
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bern trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bern are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 8th (Thu), you're off toParis.

Things to do in Bern

Outdoors Parks Museums
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3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Louvre Museum, Palace of Versailles, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and other attractions you added.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Bern to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
day
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Grand Place, Royal Palace of Brussels, Manneken Pis, and other attractions. On the 11th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

Find out how to plan Brussels trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Theme Parks
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Royal Palace of Brussels ©
Royal Palace of Brussels
Parc du Cinquantenaire ©
Parc du Cinquantenaire

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've added Rembrandtplein, Casa Rosso, Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. There's more to do: take a stroll through The Jordaan and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip website .

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Keukenhof, Madurodam
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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