30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly + Train:  14 h 15 min
1
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Foot + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
5
Inishmore, Ireland
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Bus:  8 h 15 min
6
Blarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Calgary, Canada

3
nights
Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Conwy Castle and National Slate Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Great Orme and Caernarfon Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Llandudno side-trips: Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion), Harlech Castle (in Harlech) and Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (in Porthmadog). There's much more to do: make a trip to Beaumaris Castle, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Llandudno travel route builder website.

Calgary, Canada to Llandudno is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Calgary to Llandudno, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Calgary, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Llandudno, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

National Slate Museum, Portmeirion Village, Caernarfon Castle, Harlech Castle, Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

3
nights
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, identify plant and animal life at S&D Falconry, and then steep yourself in history at Warwick Castle. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Black Country Living Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace, and then squeeze the most out of the city with Stratford Town Walk.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Birmingham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Llandudno, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Birmingham, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle, Black Country Living Museum
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Black Country Living Museum ©
Black Country Living Museum
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens ©
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Causeway Coastal Route and Ballycastle Beach will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Crumlin Road Gaol and Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge. Change things up with a short trip to Bushmills Distillery in Bushmills (about 1h 05 min away). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Ulster Museum and see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Birmingham to Belfast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Birmingham, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Belfast, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Belfast

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ballintoy, Ballycastle Beach, Bushmills Distillery
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
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Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

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 historical perspective at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Coole Park Nature Reserve. Explore hidden gems such as Wild Atlantic Way and Sky Rd. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore) and Burren National Park (in Corofin).

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway day trip app.

Traveling by car from Belfast to Galway takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Galway sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Sky Rd, Coole Park Nature Reserve, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Burren National Park
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

2
nights
Inishmore, Ireland

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, and then explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inishmore trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Galway to Inishmore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Blarney.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach

3
nights
Blarney, Ireland

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, then hunt for treasures at The English Market, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Blarney attractions planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Inishmore to Blarney in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Blarney

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Clonakilty, Cork, Charles Fort
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and National Wallace Monument. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, walk around Holyrood Park, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

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Traveling by flight from Blarney to Edinburgh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stirling, Rosslyn Chapel
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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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.
Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will appeal to museum buffs. Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris holiday planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Edinburgh in July, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: visit The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take a stroll through Red Light District, and take an in-depth tour of Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey maker tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Zaanse Schans
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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