26 days in Western Europe Itinerary

26 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe route planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
Train
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Donegal Town, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Dingle, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tralee, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read London tour planning tool.

Orlando, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to London is 5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in September; daily highs in London reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Paris.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Louvre Museum, The Paris Catacombs, Sainte-Chapelle, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris journey planning tool.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from London in September, plan for little chillier days in Edinburgh, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 47°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:

Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and then pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, then walk around St Stephens Green, and then steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September in Dublin, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for Donegal Town.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

Donegal Town, Ireland

— 3 nights
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Explore Donegal Town's surroundings by going to Ardara (Assaranca Waterfall & Glengesh Pass) and Glencolmcille Folk Village (in Glencolmcille). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Donegal Castle, make a trip to Lough Eske, and snap pictures at Fairy Bridges.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Donegal Town online tour planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Donegal Town in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Donegal Town when traveling from Dublin in September, with lows around 54°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to Galway.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

Galway, Ireland

— 1 night

City of the Tribes

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), walk around Eyre Square and then see the interesting displays at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Galway driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Donegal Town to Galway takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Donegal Town in September, Galway is a bit cooler at night with lows of 48°F. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:

Dingle, Ireland

— 3 nights
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dingle trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. In September in Dingle, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tralee.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Tralee, Ireland

— 1 night
The pub-lined and music-filled streets of Tralee allow visitors to discover everyday Irish life.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tralee travel route builder app.

You can drive from Dingle to Tralee in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tralee can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Tralee

Parks
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
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Cork, Ireland

— 2 nights

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Blarney Stone, steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cork trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Tralee to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Dublin, Ireland

— 3 nights

Fair City

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Kilkenny (Medieval Mile Museum & Kilkenny Castle). See some other sides of Dublin: get to know the resident critters at Dublin Zoo and don't miss a visit to The Spire.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner.

You can drive from Cork to Dublin in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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