43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
2
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
6
Paris, France
— 6 nights
7
Nice, France
— 3 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
9
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Kilkenny (Black Abbey, Kilkenny Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, walk around Phoenix Park, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dublin journey builder tool.

Montreal, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Montreal in May: high temperatures in Dublin hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay May 23 — 28:
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

2
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the galleries of Manchester Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Contemporary Six, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery, thendon't miss a visit to Manchester Cathedral, and finally explore the galleries of Saul Hay Gallery. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Manchester Jewish Museum, thenexamine the collection at National Football Museum, thenengage your brain at Science and Industry Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sackville Gardens.

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You can fly from Dublin to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Manchester are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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The City of Manchester Distillery ©
The City of Manchester Distillery
Manchester Art Gallery ©
Manchester Art Gallery
Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Manchester to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Isabella Plantation
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:
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Hayman's Distillery ©
Hayman's Distillery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Keukenhof (in Lisse) and The Hague (Japanese Garden & Panorama Mesdag). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip site.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Keukenhof
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:
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Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Groeningemuseum, Belfry of Bruges, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and make a trip to Atomium.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Brussels trip planning website.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Paris holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Step out of Nice to go to St-Paul-de-Vence and see Saint-Paul de Vence, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Paris in June since evenings lows in Nice dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marineland, Saint-Paul de Vence
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc Guell, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona attractions planning app.

Getting from Nice to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect nights in Madrid to be little chillier, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in June, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
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Food Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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