23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Doolin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Doolin, Ireland — 2 nights

A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, and then examine the collection at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher, play a few rounds at Doolin Pitch & Putt, and then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Doolin online trip maker.

Columbus, USA to Doolin is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Columbus to Doolin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Columbus in June: high temperatures in Doolin hover around 64°F and lows are around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails
Side Trips
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Kilkenny, Ireland — 1 night

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, paddle through the water with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hawkeye School of Falconry.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kilkenny travel route planner.

Getting from Doolin to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.
Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kilkenny in June since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Inverness.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Inverness, United Kingdom — 1 night

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and then get outside with Northern Meeting Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Dublin to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. June in Inverness sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip website.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our London online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in London are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Paris hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

To find out how to plan a trip to Amsterdam, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in Amsterdam hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
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Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.