60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Swansea, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 7 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see St Aiden Beach in Bamburgh, approximately Bamburgh away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Kansas City, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kansas City to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Glasgow.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Family-friendly places like Glasgow Tigers Speedway and Glasgow Science Centre will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, walk around Kelvingrove Park, contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow vacation app.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Glasgow are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can fly to Swansea.
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Swansea, United Kingdom — 6 nights

Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Kids will enjoy Dolphin & Whale Watching and Folly Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Swansea side-trips: Wales Coastal Path (in St. Davids), Marloes Sands Beach (in Marloes) and Pembrokeshire Falconry (in Haverfordwest). Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Spend the 17th (Sat) in the animal kingdom at The British Bird of Prey Centre. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Baked Bean Museum of Excellence, identify plant and animal life at Three Cliffs Bay, and don't miss a visit to Gower Peninsula.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Swansea tour planner.

You can fly from Glasgow to Swansea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Swansea sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 7 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.
Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

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You can take a train from Swansea to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to York.
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York, United Kingdom — 6 nights

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Centre for Birds of Prey and Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Nidderdale Llamas (in Harrogate), Museum of Victorian Science (in Whitby) and Markenfield Hall (in Ripon). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Breezy Knees Gardens, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our York journey tool.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in York are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.
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Llandudno, United Kingdom — 6 nights

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kids will enjoy Snowdon and Beaumaris Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Llandudno: Seacoast Safaris (in Beaumaris), Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon) and Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens (in Menai Bridge). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kinmel Dunes Local Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Llandudno trip planner.

You can drive from York to Llandudno in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from York in July, expect nights in Llandudno to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Liverpool.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kids will enjoy Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: Windermere (Holehird Gardens & Orrest Head), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with The Romans, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery, and examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Liverpool online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Liverpool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Killarney.
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Killarney, Ireland — 6 nights

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kids will enjoy Slea Head Drive and Skellig Michael. Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to The Donkey Sanctuary (in Mallow), Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney) and Kinsale (Charles Fort & Irish Veterans Museum). Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Killarney day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Liverpool to Killarney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July in Killarney, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Galway.
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Galway, Ireland — 6 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Cliffs of Moher and Scattery Island. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Dolphinwatch (in Carrigaholt). Spend the 21st (Fri) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. The adventure continues: stroll through Westport House, look for all kinds of wild species at Ireland's School of Falconry, make a trip to Eyre Square, and ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Galway day trip site.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Galway takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Galway when traveling from Killarney in July, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 7 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.
Kids will enjoy Guinness Storehouse and St Stephens Green. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Kilkenny (Rothe House and Garden, Hawkeye School of Falconry, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and walk around Phoenix Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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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.
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Wales travel guide

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Castles · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.
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England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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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.
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