30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Calgary, Canada
+3
Fly + train + subway + 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, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Calgary, Canada

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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 Portmeirion Village. Get out of town with these interesting Llandudno side-trips: Harlech Castle (in Harlech), Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon) 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, bus, 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, Beaumaris Castle, Harlech Castle, Portmeirion Village, Caernarfon Castle
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
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Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

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

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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.
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 Bushmills Distillery. Change things up with a short trip to Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge in Ballintoy (about 1h 15 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

Bushmills, Ballycastle Beach, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
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

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Coole Park Nature Reserve. Explore hidden gems such as Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Sky Rd. When in Galway, make a side trip to see Burren National Park in Corofin, approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way.

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Belfast to Galway in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Galway, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Coole Park Nature Reserve, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Burren National Park, Sky Rd
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

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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

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach

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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. 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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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 Stirling Castle. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to National Wallace Monument (in Stirling) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Fly from Blarney to Edinburgh in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. 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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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 Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip website .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Edinburgh to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Paris is a bit warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the 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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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Amsterdam, Holland

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 Anne Frank House capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Rijksmuseum and The Jordaan. Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague, about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, wander the streets of Red Light District, get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

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You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°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