60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fly:  28​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  5​h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Aarhus, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Malmo, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
8
Szczecin, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Wroclaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
12
Gracanica, Kosovo
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h
13
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
14
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
15
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
16
Vienna, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
17
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
18
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
19
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train:  4​h
20
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  8​h
21
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h
22
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
23
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
24
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
25
Cork, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
26
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
27
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
28
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h
29
London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  28​h
End: Christchurch, New Zealand

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Brighton Palace Pier and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Pavilion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Alfriston Clergy House and then admire the natural beauty at Highdown Gardens.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London holiday tool .

Christchurch, New Zealand to London is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Christchurch to London is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Christchurch in June, expect London to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Highdown Gardens, Alfriston Clergy House
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Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
Brighton Palace Pier ©
Brighton Palace Pier
Highdown Gardens ©
Highdown Gardens

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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.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, stroll around Parc de Sceaux, appreciate the history behind Les Statues du Parc de Sceaux, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Breteuil, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Dourdan.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sceaux, Chateau de Dourdan, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Chateau de Breteuil
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Chateau de Breteuil ©
Chateau de Breteuil
Chateau de Dourdan ©
Chateau de Dourdan

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum and then see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary website .

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
For photos, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin day trip site .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to Aarhus.

Things to do in Berlin

Nightlife Tours Museums
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Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Explore hidden gems such as Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Tivoli Friheden. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Brabrandstien and identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Aarhus day trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and train from Berlin to Aarhus in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Aarhus sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Friheden ©
Tivoli Friheden
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Brabrandstien ©
Brabrandstien

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Copenhagen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frederiksborg Castle
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle

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Malmo, Sweden

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
To see traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Malmo online attractions planner .

You can drive from Copenhagen to Malmo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Szczecin.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
Little Square ©
Little Square
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge

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Szczecin, Poland

Szczecin ©
Szczecin is the capital and largest city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Pomeranian Dukes' Castle.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Szczecin sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Malmo to Szczecin in 7 hours. In June, daytime highs in Szczecin are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Szczecin

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Be Happy Sweet Art & Illusion Museum ©
Tarzania High Rope Park ©
Tarzania High Rope Park

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Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Wroclaw itinerary builder site .

Take a train from Szczecin to Wroclaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Wroclaw are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Sleza Mountain
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Odra River ©
Odra River
Rynek we Wroclawiu
Rynek we Wroclawiu
Historic Jewish Cemetery ©
Historic Jewish Cemetery

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Budapest, Hungary

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
You've added Neverland, Invisible Exhibition, Neonis - 3D Blacklight Minigolf Budapest, and other attractions to your itinerary. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to 3d Gallery Budapest, get your game on at Cat Cafe, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then have some family-friendly fun at Invisible Exhibition, and finally have a few drinks at Neverland.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Budapest attractions planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Wroclaw to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Fun & Games Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
3d Gallery Budapest ©
3d Gallery Budapest
Neverland ©
Neverland

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll around Topcider Park, don't miss a visit to Zemunski kej, have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Belgrade, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Petka's Chapel, then contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Skadarlija, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ružica, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral Church, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art for All.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Belgrade sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gracanica.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Room Escape Games
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija

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Gracanica, Kosovo

Gracanica ©
On the 28th (Sun), trek along Via Ferrata Ari, get advice or help at Pristina National Library, then take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik), then pause for some photo ops at Newborn Monument, and finally make a trip to Gracanica Monastery.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gracanica route builder.

Drive from Belgrade to Gracanica in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Gracanica

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Pristina, Via Ferrata Ari
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Via Ferrata Ari ©
Via Ferrata Ari
Gracanica Monastery ©
Gracanica Monastery
Pristina National Library ©
Pristina National Library

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Erechtheion.

Discover how to plan a Athens trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Gracanica to Athens in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gracanica to Athens is 1 hour. In June in Athens, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Neapolis Buried, then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Naples route builder tool .

You can fly from Athens to Naples in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Naples, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Via San Gregorio Armeno ©
Via San Gregorio Armeno

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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), visit Cannaregio, wander the streets of Dorsoduro, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To find maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace and then admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna day trip planning app .

Getting from Venice to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Venice in July, things will get a bit cooler in Vienna: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle and then take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Prague route planning app .

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Munich, Germany

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Room Escape Games as well as PRESENCE Virtual Reality Center. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get your game on at PRESENCE Virtual Reality Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Lucerne.

Things to do in Munich

Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
PRESENCE Virtual Reality Center ©
PRESENCE Virtual Reality Center

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Kornmarkt, snap pictures at Spreuer Bridge, and admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre.

Plan my day in Lucerne using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Munich to Lucerne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Nature Parks
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Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, and then go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Riffelsee and then fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse

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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and finally make a trip to Promenade des Anglais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastère de Cimiez, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Monastere de Cimiez, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and finally get outside with Promenade du Paillon.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Nice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 16th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Plaza de Cibeles, make a trip to Paseo del Prado, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Cibeles, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Madrid day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in July, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Palacio de Cibeles ©
Palacio de Cibeles

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Parque Natural da Arrabida and Convent of Christ. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca), Batalha Monastery (in Batalha) and Nazare (O Sitio & Miradouro do Suberco). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, browse the different shops at Amoreiras Shopping Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Baleal Beach, and go for a walk through Cabo da Roca.

For more things to do, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the Lisbon travel route planner.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Madrid in July, with highs in Lisbon at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Peniche, Nazare, Convent of Christ, Monastery of Alcobaca, Batalha Monastery
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Parque Natural da Arrabida ©
Parque Natural da Arrabida

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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at FC Porto Museum, take in the waterfront at Cais da Ribeira, and then take a leisurely stroll along Ribeira Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): stroll around Parque da Cidade do Porto.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for little chillier days in Porto, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cork.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Parque da Cidade do Porto ©
Parque da Cidade do Porto
Cais da Ribeira ©
Cais da Ribeira
Ribeira Square ©
Ribeira Square

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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Nano Nagle Place, then take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, and then step off the mainland to explore Spike Island. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then contemplate the long history of Camden Fort Meagher, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cork trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Porto to Cork takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Porto in July, expect Cork to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Camden Fort Meagher ©
Camden Fort Meagher
Spike Island ©
Spike Island
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at The Famine Sculptures and then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To find other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary planning website .

Take a train from Cork to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Belfast.

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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
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The Famine Sculptures

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): experience rural life at Streamvale Open Farm, get engrossed in the history at HMS Caroline, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cathedral Quarter. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Orange Heritage, admire the landmark architecture of Queen's University, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally stroll around Cave Hill Country Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip tool .

Drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Belfast sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Edinburgh on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Belfast

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HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline
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Streamvale Open Farm
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Queen's University

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, approximately Roslin away. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard and step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip site .

Fly from Belfast to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
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Greyfriars Kirkyard

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London, United Kingdom

London
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Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, things will get somewhat warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. You will leave for home on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in London

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