23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Cork, Ireland
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Roscoff, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Caen, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Montelimar, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Montpellier, France
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Biarritz, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Toulouse, France
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Santander, Spain
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Cork, Ireland


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1
night
Roscoff, France

Roscoff ©
Roscoff is a commune in the Finistère département of Brittany in northwestern France.Roscoff is renowned for its picturesque architecture, labeled "petite cité de caractère de Bretagne" (small town of character) since 2009. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Chateau du Taureau, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Exotique et Botanique de Roscoff, and then step off the mainland to explore Ile de Batz.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Roscoff trip itinerary maker site .

Cork, Ireland to Roscoff is an approximately 14-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cork to Roscoff. In July, daily temperatures in Roscoff can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Caen.

Things to do in Roscoff

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Chateau du Taureau
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Ile de Batz ©
Ile de Batz
Chateau du Taureau ©
Chateau du Taureau

2
nights
Caen, France

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, then make a trip to Reporters Memorial, and finally stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and then get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Caen online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Roscoff to Caen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July in Caen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bayeux, American Cemetery & Memorial, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Step out of Bruges with an excursion to Gravensteen in Ghent--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bruges day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Caen to Bruges takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gravensteen
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges
Belfry of Bruges

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), make a trip to Place Guillaume II, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City journey tool .

You can drive from Bruges to Luxembourg City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. July in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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1
night
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 28th (Sun), wander the streets of La Petite France, then examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg.

Planning Strasbourg trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Strasbourg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Luxembourg City in July, you will find days in Strasbourg are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

2
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, then explore the activities along Egelsee, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and finally wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Gurten, see the interesting displays at Kindermuseum Creaviva, then admire the local landmark of Vennerbrunnen, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bern road trip tool .

Getting from Strasbourg to Bern by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and finally admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Montelimar.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève

2
nights
Montelimar, France

Montelimar ©
Montélimar is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Forteresse de Mornas and then explore the stunning scenery at Cimes et Canyons. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then explore the ancient world of Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine, and then make a trip to Roman Theatre of Orange.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Montelimar trip app .

Getting from Geneva to Montelimar by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, Montelimar is a bit warmer than Geneva - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Montelimar

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Vaison-la-Romaine, Forteresse de Mornas, Roman Theatre of Orange, Cimes et Canyons
Highlights from your plan
Cimes et Canyons ©
Cimes et Canyons
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange

1
night
Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Planet Ocean Montpellier, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Zoologique Henri de Lunaret, and then explore the world behind art at Musee Fabre.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Montpellier trip maker app .

Drive from Montelimar to Montpellier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Montpellier

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre

1
night
Biarritz, France

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques, take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Biarritz, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz. Keep things going the next day: gain insight at Cite de l'Ocean, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Milady, then get your game on at AviaSim Biarritz, and finally make a trip to Port des Pecheurs.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Biarritz day trip planner.

Getting from Montpellier to Biarritz by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or fly. Traveling from Montpellier in August, expect nights in Biarritz to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Plage de la Milady ©
Plage de la Milady
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz

1
night
Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get curious at Cite de l'espace, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Toulouse trip planner .

You can drive from Biarritz to Toulouse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Toulouse, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bilbao.

Things to do in Toulouse

Childrens Museums Museums Fun & Games
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Room Escape Games

1
night
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, catch some excitement at La Ribera Market, then take a stroll through Casco Viejo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the views from White Bridge (Zubi Zuri), and then admire the masterpieces at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bilbao online tour planner .

Drive from Toulouse to Bilbao in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Santander.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Room Escape Games
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

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Santander, Spain

Santander ©
Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Palacio de La Magdalena, explore the striking landscape of Peninsula of Magdalena, and then contemplate the long history of Cathedral Santander.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Santander trip itinerary site .

Getting from Bilbao to Santander by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Bilbao in August, expect nights in Santander to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santander

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Peninsula of Magdalena ©
Peninsula of Magdalena
Palacio de La Magdalena ©
Palacio de La Magdalena
Cathedral Santander ©
Cathedral Santander

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