24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
2
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
6
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
8
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cutty Sark and Westminster. Museum-lovers will appreciate HMS Belfast and Museum of London. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Millennium Bridge, hunt for treasures at Borough Market, explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London tour planning website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Cutty Sark ©
Cutty Sark
The Monument to the Great Fire of London ©
The Monument to the Great Fire of London
Millennium Bridge ©
Millennium Bridge

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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 26th (Mon), examine the collection at The Beatles Story, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then take an in-depth tour of International Slavery Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Liverpool trip planner.

Take a train from London to Liverpool in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites
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The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story
International Slavery Museum ©
International Slavery Museum
Mendips - John Lennon Home ©
Mendips - John Lennon Home

3
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Manchester Museum and Quarry Bank. Do some cultural sightseeing at Conwy Town Walls and Conwy Castle. Explore Manchester's surroundings by going to Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary (in Preston) and Smallest House in Britain (in Conwy). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, and get your game on at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, Manchester.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester travel route planner.

Getting from Liverpool to Manchester by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, Quarry Bank, Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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Smallest House in Britain ©
Smallest House in Britain
Quarry Bank ©
Quarry Bank
The Manchester Museum ©
The Manchester Museum

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louwman Museum The Hague and Tassenmuseum Amsterdam. Discover out-of-the-way places like Panorama Mesdag and Herengracht. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) (in The Hague) and Rotterdam Centraal Station (in Rotterdam). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Micropia, explore the world behind art at Moco Museum, admire the striking features of Portuguese Synagogue, and engage your brain at Body Worlds.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Manchester to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

The Hague, Rotterdam Centraal Station, Zaanse Schans
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:
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Tassenmuseum Amsterdam ©
Tassenmuseum Amsterdam
Louwman Museum The Hague ©
Louwman Museum The Hague
Panorama Mesdag ©
Panorama Mesdag

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Natural Sciences, and then steep yourself in history at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Memorial Waterloo 1815, and then see the interesting displays at Autoworld.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Brussels sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial Waterloo 1815
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Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
Memorial Waterloo 1815
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum
Autoworld ©
Autoworld

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tour Magne and Vallon des Auffes. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre and Musee du Terroir Marseillais. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Les Baux de Provence (Chateau des Baux de Provence & Carrieres des Lumieres) and Cours Mirabeau (in Aix-en-Provence). It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille holiday maker site.

You can fly from Brussels to Marseille in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect Marseille to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, Tour Magne
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Vallon des Auffes ©
Vallon des Auffes
Tour Magne ©
Tour Magne

3
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA and El Born. Explore hidden gems such as Llevant Beach and Pont del Diable. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona (in Castelldefels) and Playa de la Pineda (in La Pineda). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, stroll around Ciutadella Park, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route planner.

Getting from Marseille to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Barcelona sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Llevant Beach, Pont del Diable, Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona, Playa de la Pineda
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Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona ©
Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona
Llevant Beach ©
Llevant Beach
Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA ©
Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum of Spain, then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and then examine the collection at Naval Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, wander the streets of La Latina, and then have some family-friendly fun at Fox In A Box Madrid.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Madrid tour builder tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Madrid to be a bit cooler, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
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National Archaeological Museum of Spain ©
National Archaeological Museum of Spain
Naval Museum ©
Naval Museum
La Latina ©
La Latina

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at BMW Museum and then see the interesting displays at BMW Welt. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and then steep yourself in history at Asamkirche.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Munich attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Munich in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Munich is slightly colder than Madrid - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
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BMW Museum ©
BMW Museum
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt

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