36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lahinch, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive to Dublin Airport, Fly to Glasgow International Airport
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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Reading, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zadar, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Calgary International Airport

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Christ Church Cathedral and St. Audoen's Church will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin online road trip planner.

Calgary, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Dublin is 7 hours. When traveling from Calgary in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. You will leave for Lahinch on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

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Lahinch, Ireland

Home to a renowned gulf club, Lahinch has become better known as a surfing spot in recent years.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Doolin Cave and Burren Birds of Prey Centre. We've included these beaches for you: Doughmore Bay and Spanish Point Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahinch: Kilkee (The Pollock Holes & Kilkee Beach), Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan) and Carran Medieval Church (in Carran). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Cliffs of Moher, head outdoors with Wild Kitchen, stop by Kenny Woollen Mills & Lahinch Art Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge..

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lahinch trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Lahinch takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Lahinch, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Lahinch

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Visit National Wallace Monument and The Necropolis for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Glasgow Cathedral and Blackness Castle. Step out of Glasgow to go to Linlithgow and see Linlithgow Palace, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Mackintosh House, get engrossed in the history at Hunterian Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, and take a stroll through Buchanan Street.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Glasgow trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Lahinch to Glasgow with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Glasgow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Reading.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Reading, United Kingdom

Reading is a large, historically important town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town. Visit Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Windsor Castle and St. George's Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reading: Lacock Abbey (in Lacock), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Caen Hill Locks (in Devizes). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Highclere Castle, steep yourself in history at Basildon Park, pause for some photo ops at The Berkshire Yeomanry and Trooper Potts Memorial, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Reading road trip planner.

You can fly from Glasgow to Reading in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Reading

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Krakow, Poland

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wawel Cathedral and Planty Park. Wieliczka Salt Mine and St. Mary's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, explore the galleries of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Reading to Krakow takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Visit Staromestske namesti and St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Vitus Cathedral and Hradcany. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Lobkowicz Palace, have fun and explore at Muzeum Smyslů, learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, and shop like a local with Narodni Galerie Praha.

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Getting from Krakow to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Melk Abbey and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and make a trip to Stephansplatz.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Vienna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

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Zadar, Croatia

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Popular historic sites such as Church of St. Donat and Zadar Land City Gates are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Simuni Beach and Punta Rozica Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Zadar: Bosana Beach Pag (in Pag), Duboka Draga (in Vrsi) and Jadro Beach (in Vir). There's much more to do: make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), examine the collection at Solana Nin Salt Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at church of san anselm.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zadar journey site.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Zadar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Vienna in August, you will find days in Zadar are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Old Split and The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Marjan Park and Copacabana Beach. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko, contemplate the long history of Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Firule Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Split trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Split. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Milano and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Your inner history buff will appreciate La Citta Alta and Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero. Venture out of the city with trips to Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso (in Leggiuno) and Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese (in Varese). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, go for a walk through I Navigli, and contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Sepolcro.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Milan tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Split to Milan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daytime highs in Milan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Locarno.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Monte San Giorgio, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie. On your second day here, make a splash at Lido Locarno and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Locarno online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Locarno takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Locarno can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips