55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly
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Norwich, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Aalborg, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Odense, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Drive to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport, Fly to Düsseldorf Airport, Drive to Duisburg
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Duisburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Muenster, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly
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Augsburg, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chartres, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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Perpignan, France
— 1 night
Fly to Dublin Airport, Drive to Swords
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Swords, Ireland
Drive to Dublin Airport, Fly to Exeter
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Exeter, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive
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Derby, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Chester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Edinburgh and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two. Museum-lovers will get to explore Writers' Museum and People's Story. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to St. Michael's Parish Church (in Linlithgow) and Culross (The Royal Burgh of Culross & Culross Abbey). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, explore the historical opulence of Rosslyn Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canongate Kirk, and steep yourself in history at South Leith Parish Church.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker app.

Glasgow to Edinburgh is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. June in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Norwich.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:

Norwich, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Discover out-of-the-way places like City of Norwich Aviation Museum and Strangers' Hall Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore How Hill Ludham and The South Asia Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwich: Earsham Wetland Centre (in Earsham), Redwings Caldecott (in Fritton) and Norfolk Motorcycle Museum (in North Walsham). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Winbirri Vineyards, savor the flavors at Norfolk Wine School, look for all kinds of wild species at Strumpshaw Fen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Cathedral of St John the Baptist.

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Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Norwich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Norwich sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Aarhus.

Things to do in Norwich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 11:

Aarhus, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Visit Mollestien and Gammel Estrup The Danish Manor & Estate Museum for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Museum Ovartaci and Aarhus Vikingemuseet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aarhus: Kalo Skovene (in Roende) and Knebel (Porskaer Stenhus, Memory Lane Rockmuseum, &more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso, get curious at Steno Museum, explore the historical opulence of Marselisborg Slot, and wander the streets of Vadestedet.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Aarhus attractions planning website.

Fly from Norwich to Aarhus in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Norwich to Aarhus, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Aarhus, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Aalborg.

Things to do in Aarhus

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:

Aalborg, Denmark

— 3 nights
Aalborg, is Denmark's fourth biggest city with an urban population of 136.000 (including 22.000 in the twin city Nørresundby 600 meters across the Limfjorden. Monastery of the Holy Ghost and Jens Bang's Stenhus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Gjol Church and Nibe Kirke will appeal to history buffs. Explore Aalborg's surroundings by going to Gallery Rodhus Garden (in Pandrup), Saltum Kirke (in Saltum) and Lien Arts Center (in Fjerritslev). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Godthaab Hammervaerk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Skallerup Kirke, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Bo, and take a stroll around Fjordbyen.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Aalborg trip maker tool.

Getting from Aarhus to Aalborg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Aalborg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Odense.

Things to do in Aalborg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:

Odense, Denmark

— 4 nights

Odin's Shrine

The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Broholm Castle and The Time Collection. Appreciate the collections at Ladbyskibet and Faaborg Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Nyborg (Holckenhavn Slot & Vor Frue Kirke), Bregninge Kirkebakke (in Svendborg) and Faaborg (Kaleko Molle & Klokketaarnet). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sct. Albani Church, examine the collection at Johannes Larsen Museet, and take in nature's colorful creations at Munke Mose Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Odense trip maker website.

You can drive from Aalborg to Odense in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Odense are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Duisburg.

Things to do in Odense

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

Duisburg, Germany

— 1 night
A major center of the steel industry in Germany’s Ruhr region, Duisburg is also a major center of higher education, the performing arts, and sports.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Broich, get great views at Aussichtsturm Wolfsberg Duisburg, see the interesting displays at Haniel Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Liebfrauenkirche, and finally don't miss a visit to Mercatorbrunnen.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Duisburg tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Odense to Duisburg with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Muenster.

Things to do in Duisburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

Muenster, Germany

— 3 nights

Bicycle Capital of Germany

Though relatively small and often overlooked by tourists, Muenster offers an interesting combination of a hip social scene and visible medieval history.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ludgeri-Kirche, examine the collection at LWL-Museum fur Naturkunde Westfalisches Landesmuseum mit Planetarium, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lambertikirche, stop by Prinzipalmarkt, then admire the landmark architecture of Friedenssaal - Peace Hall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dominikanerkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Nordkirchen, then see the interesting displays at Zentrum fuer Internationale Lichtkunst Unna, then view the masterpieces at Arthaus:nowodworski, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bergehalde Grosses Holz.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Muenster travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Duisburg to Muenster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Augsburg.

Things to do in Muenster

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Augsburg, Germany

— 4 nights

Peace City

Easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the country, Augsburg is packed with historical attractions and intersected by quaint cobbled streets.
Mazda Classic - Automobil Museum Frey and Textil- und Industriemuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Ottobeuren Abbey and St. Anne's Church, Augsburg are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Augsburg: St. Lorenz Basilica (in Kempten), Furstenfeldbruck (Zisterzienserkloster Furstenfeld & St. Maria Himmelfahrt) and Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt (in Landsberg am Lech). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Ulrich and St. Afra, admire the striking features of Schaezlerpalais, see the interesting displays at Juedisches Museum Augsburg Schwaben, and take in panoramic vistas at Perlach Tower.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Augsburg trip maker.

You can fly from Muenster to Augsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Chartres.

Things to do in Augsburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:

Chartres, France

— 4 nights
Renowned for its medieval cathedral built on a hill by the left bank of the Eure River, Chartres is a small city in the Centre-Val de Loire region and capital of the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chapelle Royale St-Louis and Le Compa. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eglise St-Aignan and L'Apostrophe. Explore Chartres' surroundings by going to Le Parc de la Clef (in Saint-Sauveur-Marville), Eglise de la Madeleine (in Chateaudun) and Le Mans City (Carre Plantagenet, Enceinte Gallo-Romaine du Mans, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee Marcel Proust, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques, admire the masterpieces at Chapelle Saint Eman, and make a trip to église St Pierre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chartres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Augsburg to Chartres takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. July in Chartres sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Perpignan.

Things to do in Chartres

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:

Perpignan, France

— 1 night
Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Arnaud de Villeneuve, shop like a local with Centre International du Photojournalisme, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques., learn more about the world around you at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Mathieu, and finally explore the world behind art at A Cent Metres du Centre du Monde.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Perpignan route planner.

Fly from Chartres to Perpignan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chartres in July; daily highs in Perpignan reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Swords.

Things to do in Perpignan

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:

Swords, Ireland

Swords is the county town of Fingal in Ireland. To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Swords vacation tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Perpignan to Swords. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Perpignan to Swords due to the time zone difference. In July, Swords is slightly colder than Perpignan - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. You will leave for Exeter on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Swords

Nightlife · Outdoors · Golf · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

Exeter, United Kingdom

— 4 nights
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Do some cultural sightseeing at Topsham Museum and The Town Mill. Visit St Stephen's and Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle) for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Exeter: Lawrence House Museum (in Launceston), Totnes (Totnes Elizabethan House Museum & St Mary's Church) and Lyme Regis (Dinosaurland Fossil Museum & Lyme Regis Philpot Museum). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with Devon Sea Safari, make a trip to Underground Passages, take in nature's colorful creations at Northernhay Gardens, and admire the striking features of Exeter Guildhall.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Exeter vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Swords to Exeter with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Derby.

Things to do in Exeter

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:

Derby, United Kingdom

— 4 nights
Do some cultural sightseeing at Elvaston Castle and Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ashby de la Zouch Castle and Sherwood Foresters Regiment Memorial. Venture out of the city with trips to St. John the Baptist Tideswell (in Tideswell), Magpie Mines (in Bakewell) and Thornbridge Hall Gardens (in Ashford-in-the-Water).

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Derby trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Exeter to Derby in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Derby can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stoke-on-Trent.

Things to do in Derby

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Much Wenlock Priory and Sunnycroft. Apedale Heritage Centre and St Giles Catholic Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stoke-on-Trent: Much Wenlock (The Guildhall & Much Wenlock Museum and Visitor Centre), The Roaches Peak District (in Leek) and Gawsworth Hall (in Gawsworth).

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Stoke-on-Trent day trip tool.

You can drive from Derby to Stoke-on-Trent in an hour. Another option is to take a train. July in Stoke-on-Trent sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chester.

Things to do in Stoke-on-Trent

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:

Chester, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St John's Church and St Winefride's Well. Let the collections at Cheshire Military Museum and The Antiques Shop capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chester: The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo (in Rhos-on-Sea), Our Lady Star Of The Sea Roman Catholic Church (in Llandudno) and Basingwerk Abbey (in Holywell). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles Parish Church, see the interesting displays at Wrexham County Borough Museum, take in the exciting artwork at The Watergate Street Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Ewloe Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chester trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Stoke-on-Trent to Chester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Chester sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Chester

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:

York, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stop by The Shop That Must Not Be Named, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish of All Saints' Pavement, then admire the striking features of St. Martin's Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Shrine and Parish Church of All Saints North Street. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Bar Convent Living Heritage Centre, then view the masterpieces at Pyramid Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael le Belfrey, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Monkbar Gate York.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our York trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chester to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in York

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