60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train to Windermere, Bus to Ambleside
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Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Dingle, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Berlin, Germany — 5 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Berlin itinerary planner.

Charlotte, USA to Berlin is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charlotte to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 5 nights

Village of a Million People

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.
Munich is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, explore the activities along English Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Munich vacation builder website.

Getting from Berlin to Munich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Venice is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and see the interesting displays at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Munich in June; daily highs in Venice reach 81°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 5 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Sorrento (Food Tours, Piazza Tasso, &more), Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere, Fontana sant'Andrea, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, look for gifts at La Botteguccia Positano, take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Positano sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Venice to Positano in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Positano are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip website.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, Duomo di Siena, &more), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Florence holiday planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London route website.

Getting from Florence to London by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Florence to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Florence in July, with highs in London at 73°F and lows at 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ambleside.
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Ambleside, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Lake Windermere (in Windermere) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). There's lots more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ambleside vacation maker site.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from London to Ambleside takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 6 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin online route planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.
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Dingle, Ireland — 5 nights

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Take a break from Dingle with a short trip to Banna Strand in Tralee, about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. The adventure continues: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower.

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You can drive from Dublin to Dingle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.
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Kilkenny, Ireland — 3 nights

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea), Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience (in New Ross) and Tintern Abbey (in Wexford). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Hawkeye School of Falconry, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Dingle to Kilkenny in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Germany travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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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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