26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Drive
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Preston, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Middelburg, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 8 nights
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Paris, France
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Capital of the North

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.
For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester trip itinerary website.

Toronto, Canada to Manchester is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Manchester reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Preston.
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Preston, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England. For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Preston trip maker website.

You can drive from Manchester to Preston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Preston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.
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Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors
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London, United Kingdom — 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and The British Museum. Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Preston to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Preston in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Amsterdam.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 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.
Visit Grote Markt and De Duif for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Hofjeswandeling in Haarlem, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam journey planner.

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 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 July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Middelburg.
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Middelburg, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. On the 9th (Sat), browse the exhibits of Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 and then examine the collection at Bizarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara, then take in the waterfront activity at Stadshaven Goes, then get engrossed in the history at Zeeuws Museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Westkapelle (high).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Middelburg online journey maker.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Middelburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect nights in Middelburg to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 11th (Mon), make a trip to Grand Place.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip builder tool.

You can drive from Middelburg to Brussels in 2 hours. When traveling from Middelburg in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Historic Sites
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Paris, France — 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Marseille.
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Marseille, France — 8 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cannes Standup Paddle as well as Le Suquet. Let the collections at Musee Picasso and Carrieres des Lumieres capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palais des Papes and La Croisette. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Aix-en-Provence (Paul Cezanne’s Studio & Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence), Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon) and Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Parc National des Calanques. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, shop like a local with Rue d'Antibes, take a stroll through The Panier, and contemplate the long history of Chateau des Baux de Provence.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille online route planner.

Getting from Paris to Marseille by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 36°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
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Paris, France

City of Light

Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musee Gustave Moreau, then examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, and then admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Paris is a bit cooler than Marseille - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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