60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Calais, France
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Calais, France
— Few hours
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
2
Dover, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
10
Stranraer, United Kingdom
— 1 night
ferry:  3 h
11
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
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Derry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
13
Sligo, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
14
Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
15
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
16
Waterford, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
17
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
18
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
19
Swansea, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
20
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
21
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
22
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
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Windsor, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
24
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
25
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
26
Nantes, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
27
La Rochelle, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
28
Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
29
Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
30
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
31
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
train:  5 h 30 min
32
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
33
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

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Calais, France

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais, wander the streets of Place d'Armes, and then stop by Calais Wine Superstore.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Calais trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Lille-Lesquin Airport, Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport and Deauville-Saint-Gatien Airport. In September, daytime highs in Calais are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Calais

Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais ©
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais

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Dover, United Kingdom

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at St Margaret-at-Cliffe.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dover trip planning app.

You can do a combination of train and car from Calais to Dover in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Canterbury.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
The White Cliffs of Dover ©
The White Cliffs of Dover
St Margaret-at-Cliffe ©
St Margaret-at-Cliffe

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Canterbury, United Kingdom

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Get out of town with these interesting Canterbury side-trips: St Andrew's Church Tower Fairlight TN35 4AB (in Fairlight), Battle Abbey and Battlefield (in Battle) and Bodiam Castle (in Bodiam). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Canterbury Tales, get to know the fascinating history of Christ Church Gate, and explore the galleries of Stelling Minnis Windmill and Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Canterbury day trip planning site.

Canterbury is just a short distance from Dover. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Stelling Minnis Windmill and Museum, Col.Stephens Railway Museum, St Andrew's Church Tower Fairlight TN35 4AB, Battle Abbey and Battlefield, Bodiam Castle
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Westgate Gardens ©
Westgate Gardens
Battle Abbey and Battlefield ©
Battle Abbey and Battlefield

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): gain insight at King's College Chapel and then admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cambridge travel route app.

You can drive from Canterbury to Cambridge in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum

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York, United Kingdom

York ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, examine the collection at National Railway Museum, and then explore the ancient world of York City Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles, stop by Roly's Fudge Pantry York, then examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, then see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind Yorkshire Regiment Boer War Memorial York.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the York trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Cambridge to York by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at ImmotionVR and then wander the streets of The Quayside.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Newcastle upon Tyne sightseeing site.

Traveling by train from York to Newcastle upon Tyne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Newcastle upon Tyne, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
The Quayside ©
The Quayside
ImmotionVR ©
ImmotionVR

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

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

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Walking tours

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then contemplate the long history of Fort George. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours and then explore the activities along River Ness.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inverness holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Fort George
Fort George
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 16th (Thu), examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow online road trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Glasgow in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stranraer.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Stranraer, United Kingdom

Stranraer
Stranraer is a town in Inch, Dumfries and Galloway, southwest Scotland. For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Stranraer route planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Stranraer by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Stranraer

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Belfast is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, take in nature's colorful creations at Belfast Botanical Gardens, admire the striking features of City Hall, and contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Belfast day trip planning tool.

Getting from Stranraer to Belfast by car takes about 3 hours. September in Belfast sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Derry.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline

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Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Free Derry, then appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls, then snap pictures at Peace bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Walled city Londonderry.

Plan my day in Derry using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a bus from Belfast to Derry in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Derry are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Derry

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
City Walls ©
City Walls
Walled city Londonderry ©
Walled city Londonderry
Peace bridge ©
Peace bridge

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Sligo, Ireland

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the ancient world of Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, take in the awesome beauty at Knocknarea, then look for gifts at The Cat and Moon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sligo Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Lissadell House and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandhill Beach.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sligo day trip planning site.

Drive from Derry to Sligo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery ©
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
Knocknarea ©
Knocknarea
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach

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Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
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.
For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Galway road trip planning app.

Getting from Sligo to Galway by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Galway are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): gain insight at University College Cork (UCC), get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, then hunt for treasures at The English Market, then look for gifts at Iago, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cork fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Galway to Cork takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Cork, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 50°F at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Waterford.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
University College Cork (UCC) ©
University College Cork (UCC)
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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Waterford, Ireland

Waterford ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): step aboard Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Waterford travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Cork to Waterford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Waterford, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Waterford

Museums Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
Reginald's Tower ©
Reginald's Tower
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience ©
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Dublin day trip planner.

Getting from Waterford to Dublin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Liverpool.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Liverpool online road trip planner.

Fly from Dublin to Liverpool in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In September, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will leave for Swansea on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Liverpool

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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Swansea, United Kingdom

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. On the 30th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Gower Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Three Cliffs Bay, then explore the striking landscape at Gower Peninsula, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Oxwich Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rhossili Bay.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Swansea trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Liverpool to Swansea in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Swansea, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rhossili Bay
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Rhossili Bay ©
Rhossili Bay
Three Cliffs Bay ©
Three Cliffs Bay

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Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cardiff: Exeter (Exeter Cathedral & Blitz Fountain and the Phoenix Blitz Memorial), Virtual Jet Centre (in Chudleigh) and Merrivale Monuments (in Tavistock). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, view the masterpieces at National Museum Cardiff, walk around Bute Park, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of John Batchelor.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cardiff travel route planner.

Getting from Swansea to Cardiff by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Exeter, Virtual Jet Centre, Merrivale Monuments
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Virtual Jet Centre ©
Virtual Jet Centre
Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral

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Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey. Keep things going the next day: delve into the mystery of Stonehenge.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bath road trip app.

Traveling by train from Cardiff to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trip

Stonehenge
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and then gain insight at Balliol College. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Oxford tour planner.

You can take a train from Bath to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 45°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Windsor.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
The Oxford Artisan Distillery ©
The Oxford Artisan Distillery
Walking tours
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Windsor, United Kingdom

Windsor ©
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. On the 8th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Windsor online holiday planner.

Getting from Oxford to Windsor by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to London.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Windsor & Eton Brewery ©
Windsor & Eton Brewery
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament and then don't miss a visit to Big Ben. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Getting from Windsor to London by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder website.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Nantes, France

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, then ponder the design of Le Miroir d'Eau, then see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nantes trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Nantes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Jardin des Plantes ©
Jardin des Plantes

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La Rochelle, France

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read La Rochelle online journey planner.

Getting from Nantes to La Rochelle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 18th (Mon), look for gifts at La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux and then don't miss a visit to Place de la Bourse.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from La Rochelle to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Grande Dune du Pilat, Observatoire Sainte-Cecile
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La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux ©
La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux

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Bilbao, Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 20th (Wed), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience the excitement of La Ribera Market, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, then take in the views from Puente Zubizuri, then take a stroll through Casco Viejo, and finally explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bilbao trip builder app.

Drive from Bordeaux to Bilbao in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Bilbao

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

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Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and finally admire the local landmark of Fonte do Cubo. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and then appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by flight from Bilbao to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bilbao to Porto. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, gain insight at Royal Tobacco Factory, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planning tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Seville are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

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Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

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You can take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in October, expect Madrid to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
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Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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