38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 9 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Shop till you drop at Barrio de Salamanca and Cava Baja Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Prado National Museum and Casco Historico de Toledo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Templarios y Otras Ordenes Militares, Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha, &more), Cuenca (Museo Tesoro Catedral, Museo de Arte Abstracto Espanol, &more) and Avila (Basilica de San Vicente, Catedral de Avila, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Alcazar of Segovia, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and pause for some photo ops at Puerta de Alcala.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madrid travel route planning website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Madrid is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. In June, Madrid is little chillier than Bangkok - with highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:

Dublin, Ireland

— 6 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.
For shopping fun, head to Grafton Street or The Tholsel. Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: St. Colmcille Church (in Durrow), Kilkenny (Medieval Mile Museum, St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, &more) and Trim Castle (in Trim). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Richmond Barracks, take an in-depth tour of The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, and contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip maker site.

Fly from Madrid to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in June, you will find days in Dublin are cooler (20°C), and nights are slightly colder (10°C). On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 25:

London, United Kingdom

— 8 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hever Castle & Gardens and The Courtauld Gallery. For shopping fun, head to Gustamps or Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Jane Austen's House (in Chawton), Windsor Castle (in Windsor) and Petworth House and Park (in Petworth). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, steep yourself in history at Wallace Collection, and take a stroll through Westminster.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning tool.

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June in London, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Alkmaar.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 3:

Alkmaar, The Netherlands

— 9 nights
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Museum BroekerVeiling and Kazemattenmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fries Scheepvaart Museum and First Frisian Icescating Museum. Explore Alkmaar's surroundings by going to Harlingen (Galerie de Vis & Het Hannemahuis), Afsluitdijk Wadden Center (in Kornwerderzand) and Theo Koomen Museum / Molen De Hoop (in Wervershoof). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Opel Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum Hindeloopen, steep yourself in history at Museummolen Schermer, and don't miss a visit to Jopie Huisman Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Alkmaar trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from London to Alkmaar. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Alkmaar due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Alkmaar can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 12:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Moco Museum, then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alkmaar to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Head to Die Hackeschen Hoefe and Mall of Berlinfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Tears and Topography of Terror. Step out of Berlin with an excursion to Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen in Oranienburg--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, stop by Mitte, and examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Lesser Town, brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, see the interesting displays at Czech Repubrick, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, then admire the masterpieces at Narodni Galerie Praha, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20: