59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  13​h
1
Funchal, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Porto-Vecchio, France
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
10
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
11
Sinaia, Romania
— 1 day
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  6​h 15​min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
13
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
14
Hohenschwangau, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
15
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
16
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
17
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  5​h
18
Bath, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
19
York, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
20
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

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nights
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pico do Arieiro and Monte Palace Madeira. Visiting Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao, learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge, and admire the natural beauty at Botanická zahrada Madeira.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Funchal road trip website .

Toronto, Canada to Funchal is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Funchal is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Funchal, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cabo Girao, Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Highlights from your plan
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao

4
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
We've included these beaches for you: Praia Da Rocha and Praia Dona Ana. Cape Saint Vincent and Old Town Faro will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira), Ponta Da Piedale (in Lagos) and Tavira Island (in Tavira). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água, and enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Albufeira trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Albufeira takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. In May in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia Da Rocha, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia da Marinha, Old Town Faro
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

3
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Generalife and Royal Chapel of Granada are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mirador de San Nicolas and Albayzin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Nerja (Balcon de Europa & Fundación Cueva de Nerja), Church of San Antonio (in Frigiliana) and Castillo De La Calahorra (in La Calahorra). The adventure continues: make a trip to Carrera del Darro and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Granada online trip planner .

Drive from Albufeira to Granada in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Granada when traveling from Albufeira in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Nerja, Castillo De La Calahorra, Church of San Antonio
Highlights from your plan
Generalife ©
Generalife
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

4
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castillo de Santa Barbara and Valencia Cathedral. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Peniscola Castle and Plaza de la Virgen. Get out of town with these interesting Valencia side-trips: Benidorm (El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm & Playa de Levante), Portal Fosc (in Peniscola) and Guadalest Valley (in Alicante). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Valencia tour itinerary site .

Drive from Granada to Valencia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May in Valencia, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Benidorm, Alicante, Peniscola
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen
Peniscola Castle ©
Peniscola Castle
Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and then meet the residents at La Garenne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Chateau d' Allaman and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Geneva travel site .

You can fly from Valencia to Geneva in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Valencia in May; daily highs in Geneva reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Garenne, Chateau d' Allaman
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau d' Allaman ©
Chateau d' Allaman
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

3
nights
Porto-Vecchio, France

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage de Palombaggia and Plage de Saint-Cyprien. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bonifacio Citadel and Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto-Vecchio: Bonifacio (Iles Lavezzi & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Plage de Santa Giulia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porto-Vecchio trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Geneva to Porto-Vecchio by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Geneva in May, expect Porto-Vecchio to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bonifacio
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Duomo di Siena and Le mura di Lucca. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and The Baptistery of St. John. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Piazza del Campo & Torre del Mangia). It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence travel route planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Porto-Vecchio to Florence takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Le mura di Lucca, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Highlights from your plan
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro). Your inner history buff will appreciate Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Roman Forum. The adventure continues: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro)
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): make a trip to Pile Gate and then wander the streets of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, then take a stroll through Cavtat Old Town, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip builder site .

Getting from Rome to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Tours Parks

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

2
nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Step off the beaten path and head to Village of Lindos and Acropolis of Lindos. Popular historic sites such as Medieval City and Dormition of Theotokos Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Rhodes Town: Agios Pavlos Beach (in Lindos) and Church of the Transfiguration (in Fanes). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town journey maker app .

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Rhodes Town in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Dubrovnik to Rhodes Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubrovnik in June, Rhodes Town is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Sinaia.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lindos, Church of the Transfiguration, Dormition of Theotokos Church
Highlights from your plan
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Medieval City ©
Medieval City
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

1
day
Sinaia, Romania

Sinaia ©
Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sinaia trip itinerary planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rhodes Town to Sinaia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

1
night
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then explore the activities along Danube River, and finally pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sinaia to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, car, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Shoes on the Danube ©
Shoes on the Danube
Danube River
Danube River
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunner Gardens and Albertina. Visit Peterskirche Wien and Historic Center of Vienna for their historical value. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna day trip tool .

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Ringstrasse ©
Ringstrasse
Peterskirche Wien ©
Peterskirche Wien

1
night
Hohenschwangau, Germany

Hohenschwangau ©
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
On the 10th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hohenschwangau trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Vienna to Hohenschwangau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vienna in June: high temperatures in Hohenschwangau hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Hradcany and Ossuary / The Cemetery Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kostel sv. Mikuláše and Zřícenina hradu Borotín will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Prague to go to Kutna Hora and see Corpus Christi Chapel, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find out how to plan a trip to Prague, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hohenschwangau to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kutna Hora, Zřícenina hradu Borotín
Highlights from your plan
Sedlec Ossuary ©
Sedlec Ossuary
Hradcany ©
Hradcany
Spanish Synagogue ©
Spanish Synagogue

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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.
On the 14th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, see the interesting displays at Cracow Historical Museum - Old Market Underground Branch, then steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral and then take a stroll through Stare Miasto.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Krakow trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Stare Miasto ©
Stare Miasto
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, then don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beguinage (Begijnhof).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bruges online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Krakow to Bruges takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in June, you will find days in Bruges are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

6
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Escape the urban bustle at Longleat and Bournemouth Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Weymouth Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth), The Tank Museum (in Bovington) and Weymouth Harbour (in Weymouth). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bath tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Bruges to Bath in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bruges to Bath. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Weymouth, Wareham, Longleat, The Donkey Sanctuary, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Longleat ©
Longleat
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

5
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.
York City Walls and Durham Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Filey Beach and Scarborough Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Fountains Abbey (in Ripon), Whitby Abbey (in Whitby) and Lincoln (Lincoln Castle & Lincoln Cathedral). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and take a stroll through York Shambles.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the York online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Bath to York in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln, Durham Cathedral, Scarborough Beach, Filey Beach, Whitby Abbey
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Stirling Castle and Cragside House and Gardens. Get some historical perspective at Palace of Holyroodhouse and Rosslyn Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh) and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Princes Street Gardens, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh travel route planner.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Rosslyn Chapel, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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