31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

31 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Carrick, Ireland
— 1 night
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Galway, Ireland
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Doolin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
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Bantry, Ireland
— 1 night
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Waterford, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
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Laxey, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Dundee, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland — 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, then get engrossed in the history at Dublinia, then explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and finally wander the streets of Temple Bar.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dublin day trip planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Dublin reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Carrick.
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Carrick, Ireland — 1 night

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Carrick trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Carrick in 4 hours. Traveling from Dublin in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Carrick, with lows around 11°C. You will leave for Galway on the 30th (Tue).
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Galway, Ireland

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway day trip tool.

Getting from Carrick to Galway by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Carrick in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Galway, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Doolin.
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Doolin, Ireland — 3 nights

A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses and Poulnabrone Dolmen. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Burren way and Beauty Of The Burren Walks. Go for a jaunt from Doolin to Ballyvaughan to see Aillwee Cave about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, take in nature's colorful creations at Doolin Garden and Nursery, stop by The Woollen Market, and hike along Hag's Head.

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Traveling by car from Galway to Doolin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Doolin are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Kilkenny.
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Kilkenny, Ireland — 1 night

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip planner.

Traveling by car from Doolin to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Bantry.
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Bantry, Ireland — 1 night

Bantry is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West County Cork, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Bantry Bay Charters, contemplate the long history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, then make a trip to Uragh Stone Circle, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Glengariff Woods. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback, tee off at Bantry Bay Golf Club, then admire the natural beauty at Bantry House & Garden, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Brendan's Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bantry trip maker tool.

Drive from Kilkenny to Bantry in 3.5 hours. In June in Bantry, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Waterford.
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Waterford, Ireland — 1 night

Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Waterford travel route site.

You can drive from Bantry to Waterford in 3 hours. In June in Waterford, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip maker website.

Drive from Waterford to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Waterford in June since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 10°C. You will leave for Laxey on the 5th (Mon).
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Laxey, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Laxey is a village on the east coast of the Isle of Man. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snaefell and then identify plant and animal life at Close Sartfield Nature Reserve. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballaglass Glen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Adamnan's Church, Lonan, then steep yourself in history at The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail, and finally get engrossed in the history at Salmon Lake Centre.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Laxey journey planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Laxey in 4 hours. In June in Laxey, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Liverpool.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Western Approaches HQ Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Liverpool attractions planning website.

You can drive from Laxey to Liverpool in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, contemplate the long history of Gladstone's Land, then explore the world behind art at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portobello Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Liverpool to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Liverpool in June, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Inverness.
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Inverness, United Kingdom — 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Strathpeffer Pump Room, see the interesting displays at Groam House Museum, and then stroll through Rosemarkie Beach. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, indulge your senses at Highland Malt Whisky Experience, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cawdor Castle, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dundee.
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Dundee, United Kingdom — 1 night

Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
On the 11th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Dundee Museum Of Transport, tee off at Drumoig Golf Course, then see the interesting displays at St Andrews Heritage Museum & Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church (Town Kirk).

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Traveling by car from Inverness to Dundee takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Inverness in June, Dundee is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 1 night

Athens of the North

Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery and then examine the collection at The Chocolatarium.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Dundee to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dundee in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 10°C in Edinburgh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a train to Kingston-upon-Hull.
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom — 1 night

Enjoy a trip to Kingston-upon-Hull, a university town with a rich industrial past.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at Hull History Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beverley Minster, then browse the collection at East Riding Treasure House, and finally examine the collection at Humber Car Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kingston-upon-Hull trip planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Kingston-upon-Hull in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.
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London, United Kingdom

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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London road trip app.

You can take a train from Kingston-upon-Hull to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for Venice on the 13th (Tue).
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

City of Romance

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.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take a stroll through Cannaregio, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can fly from London to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Venice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Venice at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:

Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Centro Storico and Loggia dei Lanzi for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura. Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Welcome To Rome will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

The Square Mile

Get some cultural insight at Wallace Collection and St. Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate HMS Belfast and Cutty Sark. See some other sides of London: deepen your understanding of the past and present with BrakeAway Bike Tours, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, stroll around Primrose Hill, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in June, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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Ireland travel guide

4.3
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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County Clare travel guide

4.1
Lookouts · Castles · Caves
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Situated just below County Galway on Ireland's west coast, County Clare serves as an amalgamation of stunning and unusual landscapes. Known for some of the most-visited sites in Ireland, County Clare draws visitors with its dramatic Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. Formed by the pounding waves of the Atlantic below, the sheer cliffs bring together green earth, sheer drop-offs and blue sea. Meaning "a rocky place," the Burren landscape provides a stark contrast to the traditional green hills of Ireland, appearing as a moonscape of rocky crags and slabs. Beyond the natural splendor, the warmth of the residents in the county's small villages is a gem in its own right. Traditional Irish music and culture permeates this land and its people.
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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