23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

23 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dublin vacation builder website.

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dublin is 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 53°F and lows are around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

London, United Kingdom

— 4 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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Tower of London, examine the collection at The British Museum, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April in London, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Delft (Maria van Jessekerk, Old Church, &more), Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Grote Markt, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planning website.

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. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris travel route website.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Hofkirche, Lake Lucerne, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Zurich driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.