49 days in Spain, United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

49 days in Spain, United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
Blanes, Spain
— 7 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 8 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 13 nights
4
Amesbury, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 13 nights
6
Liscannor, Ireland
— 3 nights

7
nights
Blanes, Spain

Blanes ©
Blanes is a town and municipality in the comarca of Selva in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Get some cultural insight at Recaredo and Celler Can Sais. Get outdoors at Cap de Creus National Park and Sant Jeroni. Explore Blanes' surroundings by going to Vall de Nuria (in Queralbs), Tower of the Palace (in Terrassa) and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey (in Montserrat). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Mas Molla - Traditional Winery, identify plant and animal life at Camino de Ronda, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Fonda, and take a tour by water with Charter Lloret - Mst Nautica.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Blanes route maker site.

If you are flying in from Uruguay, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. December in Blanes sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Blanes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Girona, Sant Sadurni d'Anoia, Olot, Cadaques, Montserrat
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 27:
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Recaredo ©
Recaredo
Salvador Dali House ©
Salvador Dali House
Cap de Creus National Park
Cap de Creus National Park

8
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visit Catedral Primada and Plaza Mayor for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Prado National Museum and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Segovia (Acueduct of Segovia, Monasterio Sta. Maria del Parral, &more), Toledo (Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha, Jacinta & Maria Chocolates, &more) and Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (in San Lorenzo de El Escorial). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Museo Lazaro Galdiano, walk around Parque del Retiro, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Blanes to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia, Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 4:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

13
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and Tate Modern. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: King George's Playing Fields (in Brentwood), Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay) and Cambridgeshire Wine School (in Cambridge). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, identify plant and animal life at East Sussex Falconry, and experience rural life at Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm.

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

You can fly from Madrid to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in January, you will find days in London are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amesbury.

Things to do in London

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond-upon-Thames, Brighton and Hove, Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm, The Big Cat Sanctuary, Beachy Head
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 18:
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East Sussex Falconry ©
East Sussex Falconry
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

3
nights
Amesbury, United Kingdom

Amesbury ©
On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Cheddar Gorge, brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, thentake an unorthodox tour of Avebury Stone Circle, and finally steep yourself in history at Avebury Manor.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amesbury trip planner.

Getting from London to Amesbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Amesbury are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Avebury, Mottisfont Abbey, Castle Combe Village, Cheddar Gorge, Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

13
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. You'll explore and learn at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Wicklow Mountains National Park (in Glendalough Village), Portmarnock Beach (in Portmarnock) and Malahide Castle (in Malahide). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Temple Bar, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, make a trip to Grafton Street, and steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dublin online day trip planner.

Getting from Amesbury to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. January in Dublin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Kilkenny, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Bru na Boinne
Find places to stay Jan 21 — Feb 3:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

3
nights
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ashford Castle and Quin Abbey. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Quiet Man Museum and Dysert O'Dea Castle and Archaeology Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liscannor: Burren Exposure (in Ballyvaughan) and Corofin (Burren National Park & Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corcomroe Abbey, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Liscannor route maker.

Getting from Dublin to Liscannor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

County Clare, Corofin, Cong, Burren Exposure, Quin Abbey
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:
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Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher