56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Dingle, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Westport, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
13
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h
14
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Toronto, Canada


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3
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.
HMS Belfast and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. National Gallery and Primrose Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, examine the collection at Cutty Sark, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our London online trip maker.

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to London due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in June, with highs in London at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:
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HMS Belfast ©
HMS Belfast
Cutty Sark ©
Cutty Sark
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

7
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Grace Darling Museum and Surgeons' Hall Museums. St Andrews Cathedral and St Giles' Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines (in Errol), The Birks of Aberfeldy (in Aberfeldy) and Perth (St. Ninian's Cathedral, The Black Watch Castle & Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Melrose Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of Greyfriars Kirk, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and steep yourself in history at Grassmarket.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Edinburgh hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St. Andrews, Perth, Jedburgh, Bamburgh, Dunbar Castle
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Melrose Abbey ©
Melrose Abbey
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum

6
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Glasgow School of Art and Falls of Dochart. Head to Hunterian Art Gallery and Merchant Cityfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Rothesay (Rothesay's Victorian Toilets, Rothesay Castle, &more), Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Museum and Heritage Centre (in Greenock) and Denny Tank Museum (in Dumbarton). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Scottish Crannog Centre, examine the collection at Provand's Lordship, delve into the distant past at Sweetheart Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at The Burrell Collection.

You can plan Glasgow trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rothesay, Dumfries, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Museum and Heritage Centre, Sweetheart Abbey, Denny Tank Museum
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Glasgow School of Art ©
The Glasgow School of Art
The Scottish Crannog Centre ©
The Scottish Crannog Centre
Falls of Dochart ©
Falls of Dochart

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.
Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Trim Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Malahide Castle (in Malahide), Donore (Newgrange & Bru na Boinne) and St. Munna's Church (in Mullingar). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, take a stroll through Temple Bar, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, and shop like a local with Grafton Street.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin tour planning website.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Donore, Malahide Castle, Fore Abbey, St. Munna's Church, Trim Castle
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

4
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
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.
Shop till you drop at Reginald's Tower and Nicholas Mosse Pottery. Kilkenny Castle and Butter Slip will appeal to history buffs. Explore Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and Waterford (Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, King of the Vikings, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Rock of Cashel, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kilkenny vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Kilkenny. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Cashel, St. Patrick's Well, Fethard Horse Country Experience, Mayfield Birds of Prey
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

1
night
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 12th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, browse the exhibits of Cork City Gaol, get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter and Paul's Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Cork vacation planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Cork in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. July in Cork sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place

3
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Torc Waterfall and The Black Valley. Popular historic sites such as Ross Castle and Ardfert Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: Tralee (Kerry County Museum, Blennerville Windmill, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Falconry Kerry, bet on a winner at Killarney Races, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lough Leane.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Killarney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Killarney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tralee, Kerry Cliffs, Ardfert Cathedral
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Ardfert Cathedral ©
Ardfert Cathedral

5
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Appreciate the collections at The Great Blasket Centre and Island and Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne. Get some cultural insight at Gallarus Oratory and Greenlane Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dingle: Skellig Ring Scenic Drive (in Portmagee), Castlegregory (Glanteenassig Wood & Castlegregory Golf Links) and Kells Sheep Centre (in Kells). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, step into the grandiose world of Minard Castle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Dun Chaoin Pier.

Plan my trip to Dingle with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Castlegregory, Ventry, Dunquin, Dingle Peninsula, Inch Beach
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
The Great Blasket Centre and Island
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive ©
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive

1
night
Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, don't miss a visit to The Treaty Stone, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Munchin's Catholic Church, explore the historical opulence of King John's Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Hunt Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Limerick route maker app.

You can drive from Dingle to Limerick in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Hunt Museum ©
Hunt Museum

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Point Beach, trek along Hag's Head, get great views at Cliffs of Moher, thenhead outdoors with Wild Kitchen, thensteep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor trip planner.

Getting from Limerick to Liscannor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wild Kitchen, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Spanish Point Beach, Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Salthill Promenade and The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum and National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Standun (in Spiddal), Burren Nature Sanctuary & Cafe (in Kinvara) and Gort (Kilmacduagh Tower & Coole Park Nature Reserve). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Wormhole, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Galway travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Galway in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Galway sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gort, Standun, Burren Nature Sanctuary & Cafe, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, The Wormhole
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmacduagh Tower ©
Kilmacduagh Tower
Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum ©
Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock

2
nights
Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): appreciate the history behind St. Patrick Statue, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, view the masterpieces at The Quay Gallery, steep yourself in history at Clew Bay Heritage Centre, thentee off at Westport Golf Club, and finally explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, thenlook for gifts at Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ballintubber Abbey.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Westport road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Westport are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Murrisk Abbey, Ballintubber Abbey
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Murrisk Abbey ©
Murrisk Abbey
Ballintubber Abbey
Ballintubber Abbey

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Loire a Velo Cycle Path. Explore hidden gems such as Musee Rodin and Basilique Saint-Remi. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Epernay (Moet et Chandon, Avenue de Champagne, &more), Orleans (Hotel Groslot, Orléans Cathedral, &more) and La Maison Mumm (in Reims). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, and head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Westport to Paris. The time zone difference when traveling from Westport to Paris is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Westport in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rouen, Orleans, Epernay, Amiens, Reims
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin

6
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Denmark and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and Frederiksborg Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Copenhagen: Hillerod (Frederiksborg slotshave & Frederiksborg Slotskirke), Fredensborg (Nordmandsdalen & Fredensborg Palace) and Mons Klint (in Moen). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Kastellet, take a stroll through Stroeget, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen online road trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in August, you will find days in Copenhagen are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Moen, Hillerod, Fredensborg, Cold War Museum Stevnsfort, Hoejerup Gamle Kirke
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church

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