26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Middelburg, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 8 nights
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Paris, France
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Manchester, United Kingdom

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.
For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester trip itinerary website.

Toronto, Canada to Manchester is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Manchester reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Preston.
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Preston, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England. For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Preston trip maker website.

You can drive from Manchester to Preston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Preston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and The British Museum. Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Preston to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Preston in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grote Markt and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo). Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Hofjeswandeling in Haarlem & Frans Hals Museum) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, stop by The Jordaan, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online day trip planner.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Middelburg.
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Middelburg, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. On the 9th (Sat), browse the exhibits of Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 and then examine the collection at Bizarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara, then take in the waterfront activity at Stadshaven Goes, then get engrossed in the history at Zeeuws Museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Westkapelle (high).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Middelburg online journey maker.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Middelburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect nights in Middelburg to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 11th (Mon), make a trip to Grand Place.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip builder tool.

You can drive from Middelburg to Brussels in 2 hours. When traveling from Middelburg in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Musee Rodin. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Brussels, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Marseille.
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Marseille, France — 8 nights

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cannes Standup Paddle as well as Le Suquet. Let the collections at Musee Picasso and MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palais des Papes and La Croisette. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange), Aix-en-Provence (Paul Cezanne’s Studio & Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence) and Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Parc National des Calanques. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, stop by The Panier, and don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Marseille reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France

Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musee Gustave Moreau, then examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, and then admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Paris is a bit cooler than Marseille - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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