39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly + Tram:  4 h 30 min
2
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Wicklow, Ireland
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
9
Killarney, Ireland
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  17 h
End: Montreal, Canada

5
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Il Caffe (aka Caffe Rosso). Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Palazzo dei Diamanti. Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Moon (in Lido di Venezia) and Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet (in Noventa di Piave). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary builder app.

Montreal, Canada to Venice is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Venice is 6 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in January, with highs in Venice at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Blue Moon, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 21st (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, wander the streets of Place Bellecour, then examine the collection at Institut & Musee Lumiere, and finally walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or. On your second day here, examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais and then steep yourself in history at Cite medievale de Perouges.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lyon tour planning tool.

Getting from Venice to Lyon by combination of flight and tram takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and tram; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Lyon are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cite medievale de Perouges
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Place Bellecour ©
Place Bellecour
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Institut & Musee Lumiere ©
Institut & Musee Lumiere

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Paris Catacombs as well as Eiffel Tower. Do your shopping at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Escape the urban bustle at Ile Saint-Louis and Seine River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, and don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

6
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.
Hyde Park has been added to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Houses of Parliament and Westminster. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Brighton (Gustamps & North Laine). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, wander the streets of Greenwich, hunt for treasures at Camden Market, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip builder site.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in London

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 2:
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Loughrigg Fell and Hawkshead Grammar School are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop and Grasmere Chocolate Cottage. Change things up with these side-trips from Bowness-on-Windermere: Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere), Wast Water (in Wasdale Head) and Old Man of Coniston (in Coniston). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, look for gifts at Lakeland, identify plant and animal life at RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, and take an in-depth tour of Carnforth Station Heritage Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bowness-on-Windermere day trip app.

You can take a train from London to Bowness-on-Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Grasmere, Ambleside, RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Buttermere Lake, Lakeland
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:
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Wast Water ©
Wast Water
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop ©
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Arthur's Seat and Seacliff Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Grassmarket. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Belhaven Beach (in Dunbar) and The Glasgow School of Art (in Glasgow). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and browse the range of quality goods at Jenners.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wicklow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Belhaven Beach, The Glasgow School of Art, Seacliff Beach
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 10:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

4
nights
Wicklow, Ireland

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wicklow Mountains National Park and Hook Lighthouse. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Visual Carlow and The Chocolate Garden of Ireland. Explore Wicklow's surroundings by going to Carlow County Museum (in Carlow), Bunclody Golf and Fishing Club (in Wexford) and Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe). There's more to do: tee off at Druids Glen Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wicklow tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Edinburgh to Wicklow with the Route module. In February, daily temperatures in Wicklow can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Wicklow

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carlow, The Chocolate Garden of Ireland, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Hook Lighthouse, Druids Glen Golf Course
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:
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Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Carlow County Museum ©
Carlow County Museum

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.
You've added Dublin Writers Museum, Ulysses Rare Books, Trinity College Dublin, and other attractions to your itinerary. Head to Grafton Street and Cleo Knitwearfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry) and Cliff Walk Car Park Bray (in Bray). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Temple Bar, browse the range of quality goods at Brown Thomas, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandymount Strand, and explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

You can take a bus from Wicklow to Dublin in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Dublin sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Powerscourt Gardens and House, Cliff Walk Car Park Bray
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 18:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

4
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Muckross Abbey and The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar. Visiting Climbing Tours and Banna Strand will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Carriganass Castle (in Kealkill), Inchydoney Beach (in Clonakilty) and Inch Beach (in Inch). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney online visit planner.

You can take a train from Dublin to Killarney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In February, daytime highs in Killarney are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Carriganass Castle, Inchydoney Beach, Inch Beach, The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar, Banna Strand
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 22:
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Climbing Tours
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

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