22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Detroit, United States
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Swinford, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Clifden, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Galway, Ireland
— 4 nights
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
7
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
9
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Detroit, United States

2
nights
Swinford, Ireland

Swinford ©
Swinford, historically called Swineford, is a town in County Mayo, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Hennigan's Heritage Centre, stroll through Strandhill Beach, and then browse the fresh offerings at Strandhill People's Market. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at King House, see the interesting displays at Knock Museum, and then experience rural life at The Farmyard.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Swinford trip builder .

Detroit, USA to Swinford is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Detroit to Swinford due to the time zone difference. In June, Swinford is little chillier than Detroit - with highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Clifden.

Things to do in Swinford

Museums Beaches Shopping

Side Trips

Sligo, The Farmyard, Knock Museum, King House
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Hennigan's Heritage Centre ©
Hennigan's Heritage Centre
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach
King House ©
King House

few
hours
Clifden, Ireland

Clifden
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at Aillebrack Green Coast Beach and then kick back and relax at Mannin Bay Blueway.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Clifden visit app .

Getting from Swinford to Clifden by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Clifden

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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4
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Burren Birds of Prey Centre and Burren Perfumery. Visiting Burren National Park and Galway Bay will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Aillwee Cave in Ballyvaughan (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, and take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Galway online visit planner .

You can drive from Clifden to Galway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Galway sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Burren National Park, Burren Perfumery
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Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Portmarnock Beach, then examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and then wander the streets of Grafton Street. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Wicklow Mountains National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin journey site .

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dublin are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Portmarnock Beach, Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take a stroll through Leidseplein and then take a stroll through The Jordaan. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Zandvoort aan Zee, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then stop by Cachou Artelier.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein

1
night
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at OMS Beachclub and then take in the natural beauty of Neptunbad.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cologne trip tool .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Cologne, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Cologne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

OMS Beachclub
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Neptunbad ©
Neptunbad
Kolner Dom ©
Kolner Dom
OMS Beachclub ©
OMS Beachclub

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): browse the different shops at Main-Taunus Zentrum and then make a trip to Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Main-Taunus Zentrum
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Main-Taunus Zentrum ©
Main-Taunus Zentrum
Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen ©
Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen

1
night
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 29th (Sat), stop by Kathe Wohlfahrt, then stop by Handwerkerhof, and then gain interesting insight with Historische Felsengange.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg trip planner.

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Nuremberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Kathe Wohlfahrt
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Handwerkerhof ©
Handwerkerhof
Historische Felsengange ©
Historische Felsengange

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Grieblinger and then enjoy the sand and surf at Roberto Beach. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad St. Alban, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Andechs Monastery, and then wander the streets of Haidhausen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. June in Munich sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Roberto Beach, Andechs Monastery, Strandbad Grieblinger, Strandbad St. Alban
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Strandbad St. Alban ©
Strandbad St. Alban
Andechs Monastery ©
Andechs Monastery
Haidhausen ©
Haidhausen

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nights
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Lido. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Bibione (Libreria Il Compralibro & Bibione Spiaggia) and Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet - McArthurGlen (in Noventa di Piave). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Dorsoduro, stop by Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Munich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Munich in July, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bibione, Blue Moon, Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet - McArthurGlen
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Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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