30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Fort William, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and Grote Markt (in Haarlem). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam route planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:

Cologne, Germany

— 2 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cologne Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Shrine of the Three Kings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig, then get engrossed in the history at Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), then admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, and finally walk around Forstbotanischer Garten.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cologne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Cologne are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, then stroll around Hafenpark, then take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, and finally contemplate the long history of Goethe House.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Frankfurt holiday builder site.

Traveling by train from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin online travel route planner.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Berlin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Munich, Germany

— 3 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 museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Munich tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Munich sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Munich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 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 nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online holiday planner.

Getting from Paris to Edinburgh by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, Edinburgh is slightly colder than Paris - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

Fort William, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip maker app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and then get outside with Northern Meeting Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris and then stroll through Cairngorm Reindeer Centre.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inverness planner.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Dublin, Ireland

— 4 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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin day trip planner.

You can fly from Inverness to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Dublin are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Germany travel guide

4.5
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.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.