52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

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52 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Dover, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Rye, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Guildford, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
5
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Torquay, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
7
Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Gloucester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
York, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
13
Westport, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Tralee, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
15
Paris, France
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + train + subway:  8​h 30​min
16
Sorrento, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
subway + train + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You've now added Buckingham Palace to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Apsley House. Get in touch with nature at Oyster Diving and Minorca Sailing. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, browse the different shops at Gallions Reach Shopping Park, and hunt for treasures at Chapel Street Market.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read London trip tool .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Dover.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Minorca Sailing
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Dover, United Kingdom

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dover Castle and Roman Painted House. Take a break from the city and head to Viking Bay and Sandwich Bay Beach. Step out of Dover with an excursion to Whitstable Harbour in Whitstable--about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Walmer Beach, look for gifts at Canterbury Glass Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dover Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dover trip itinerary website .

Getting from London to Dover by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rye.

Things to do in Dover

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Viking Bay, Canterbury Glass Art, Sandwich Bay Beach, Walmer Beach, Whitstable Harbour
Highlights from your plan
Viking Bay ©
Viking Bay
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Roman Painted House ©
Roman Painted House

4
nights
Rye, United Kingdom

Rye ©
Rye is a small town in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex, within the historic County of Sussex, England, which stands approximately two miles from the open sea and is at the confluence of three rivers: the Rother, the Tillingham and the Brede. Visiting Pett Level Beach and The Stade will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Battle Abbey and Battlefield and Hastings Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Rye: Bexhill Beach (in Bexhill-on-Sea), St Andrew's Church (in Alfriston) and Seaford Beach (in Seaford). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Smugglers Adventure and tee off at London Beach Golf Course.

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

You can drive from Dover to Rye in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rye are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Guildford.

Things to do in Rye

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hastings, London Beach Golf Course, Bexhill Beach, Battle Abbey and Battlefield, St Andrew's Church
Highlights from your plan
Pett Level Beach ©
Pett Level Beach
Battle Abbey and Battlefield ©
Battle Abbey and Battlefield
St Andrew's Church ©
St Andrew's Church

2
nights
Guildford, United Kingdom

Guildford ©
Guildford is a large town in Surrey, England, located 27mi southwest of central London on the A3 trunk road midway between the capital and Portsmouth.The town has a population of just over 137,000 and is the seat of the wider Borough of Guildford which had an estimated 146,100 inhabitants in 2015.Guildford has Saxon roots and historians attribute its location to the existence of a gap in the North Downs where the River Wey was forded by the Harrow Way. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guildford Castle and Farnham Castle. Visit Clandon Park House Clandon Park and Guildford Cathedral for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Alice Holt Forest.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Guildford trip planner.

You can drive from Rye to Guildford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Guildford

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Farnham
Highlights from your plan
Clandon Park House Clandon Park ©
Clandon Park House Clandon Park
Alice Holt Forest ©
Alice Holt Forest
Guildford Castle ©
Guildford Castle

4
nights
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Head to Gunwharf Quays and Aspex Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Nomad Sailing and Sandbanks Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: First Class Sailing (in Southampton), Poole Museum and Scaplen's Court Museum and Herb Garden (in Poole) and Romsey Rapids Sports Complex (in Romsey). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Winchester Cathedral, get outside with Butlin's Day Visits, and brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip website .

You can take a train from Guildford to Portsmouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks

Side Trips

Poole, First Class Sailing, Romsey Rapids Sports Complex, Winchester Cathedral, Butlin's Day Visits
Highlights from your plan
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

3
nights
Torquay, United Kingdom

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Get in touch with nature at Slapton Sands and Exmouth Beach. Visit Meadfoot Beach and Blackpool Sands for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Tiger Charters in Exmouth (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Torre Abbey Museum and Gardens and tour the pleasant surroundings at Agatha Christie Mile.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Torquay road trip tool .

You can drive from Portsmouth to Torquay in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Exmouth, Blackpool Sands, Slapton Sands
Highlights from your plan
Exmouth Beach ©
Exmouth Beach
Slapton Sands
Slapton Sands
Torre Abbey Museum and Gardens ©
Torre Abbey Museum and Gardens

3
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visiting River Avon and Madeira Cove will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Ora Et Labora and Robert Mills Architectural Antiques. Go for a jaunt from Bath to Weston super Mare to see Grand Pier about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, and get curious at Herschel Museum of Astronomy.

Before you visit Bath, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from Torquay to Bath in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Weston super Mare, River Avon, Robert Mills Architectural Antiques
Highlights from your plan
River Avon ©
River Avon
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Jane Austen Centre ©
The Jane Austen Centre

3
nights
Gloucester, United Kingdom

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gloucester Quays Antiques Centre, look for gifts at House of The Tailor of Gloucester - Beatrix Potter Shop and Museum, then look for gifts at Eastgate Shopping Centre, and finally find your balance on the water with Way2go Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Hailes Abbey.

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You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. June in Gloucester sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Gloucester

Nature Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Hailes Abbey, Way2go Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Gloucester and Sharpness Canal ©
Gloucester and Sharpness Canal
Hailes Abbey ©
Hailes Abbey
Eastgate Shopping Centre ©
Eastgate Shopping Centre

2
nights
St. Andrews, United Kingdom

St. Andrews ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stop by Bijoux Bags Exchange, examine the collection at The Black Watch Castle & Museum, and then kick back and relax at St Andrews West Sands Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Billow Ness Beach and then stroll through Leven Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Andrews holiday planner.

Getting from Gloucester to St. Andrews by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Gloucester in June; daily highs in St. Andrews reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Perth, Leven Beach, Billow Ness Beach
Highlights from your plan
St Andrews West Sands Beach ©
St Andrews West Sands Beach
The Black Watch Castle & Museum ©
The Black Watch Castle & Museum
Bijoux Bags Exchange ©
Bijoux Bags Exchange

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at MY Adventure Activities and Portobello Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of Scotland and People's Story. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Belhaven Beach (in Dunbar) and Seacliff Beach (in North Berwick). The adventure continues: stop by Cadenhead's.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip maker .

Traveling by car from St. Andrews to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Belhaven Beach, Seacliff Beach
Highlights from your plan
Portobello Beach ©
Portobello Beach
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
People's Story ©
People's Story

4
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Head to Pyramid Gallery and Rafi's Spicebox Ltdfor some retail therapy. Let the collections at National Railway Museum and The Nichols Building; Vintage, Retro, Salvage, Art & Antiques capture your imagination. Step out of York to go to Sheffield and see Castaways Cove, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: stop by The Cat Gallery and buy something for everyone on your list at Stonegate.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the York trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in York can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in York

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sheffield
Highlights from your plan
Mor Music ©
Mor Music
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Pyramid Gallery ©
Pyramid Gallery

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Dollymount Strand and Portmarnock Beach. Head to Brown Thomas and Kevin & Howlinfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Seapoint Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Malahide Beach, and look for gifts at Decent Cigar Emporium.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin visit planner .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from York to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Dublin, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Malahide Beach, Portmarnock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Portmarnock Beach ©
Portmarnock Beach
Dollymount Strand ©
Dollymount Strand
Seapoint Beach ©
Seapoint Beach

2
nights
Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 5th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with Adventure West, paddle through the water with Saoirse na Mara Sea Kayaking, and then stop by Derryaun Crafts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Marlene's Chocolate Haven and then get active on the water at The Adventure Islands.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Westport driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Westport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Westport are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Tralee.

Things to do in Westport

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Adventure West ©
Adventure West
Marlene's Chocolate Haven ©
Marlene's Chocolate Haven

2
nights
Tralee, Ireland

Tralee ©
The pub-lined and music-filled streets of Tralee allow visitors to discover everyday Irish life.
On the 7th (Fri), cool off at Aqua Dome and then enjoy the sand and surf at Banna Strand. On the next day, look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tralee visit planner .

Traveling by car from Westport to Tralee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tralee can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Tralee

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Brian de Staic Jeweller
Highlights from your plan
Aqua Dome ©
Aqua Dome
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller
Banna Strand
Banna Strand

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Paris Plage. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Versailles's garden souvenirs shop in Versailles, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, stop by Maison Chaudun, and shop like a local with Carrousel du Louvre.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris road trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tralee to Paris. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tralee to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tralee in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Versailles's garden souvenirs shop
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

3
nights
Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Forum. Get in touch with nature at Fornillo and Marina di Puolo. Venture out of the city with trips to Stone Beach (in Castellammare Di Stabia) and Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Casa del Fauno). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo, kick back and relax at Giardino Romantico, take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and stroll through La Solara.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sorrento trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and subway from Paris to Sorrento takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in July, with highs in Sorrento at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pompeii, Positano, Giardino Romantico, Stone Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marina di Puolo ©
Marina di Puolo
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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