60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
5
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
8
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
10
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
11
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
12
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
13
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
14
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
15
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
16
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
17
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
18
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
19
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
20
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Albert Cuyp Marketfor some retail therapy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) & Grote Markt). There's much more to do: make a trip to Anne Frank House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey builder website.

Belfast, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, thenexplore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ghent City Center and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Atomium. Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Gravensteen in Ghent, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels online travel route planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Brussels, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Ghent
Highlights from your plan
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Le Marais. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, thencontemplate the long history of Casemates du Bock, and finally get engrossed in the history at Fort Thungen.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Paris to Luxembourg City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum ©
Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Explore hidden gems such as Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Pergamonmuseum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like East Side Gallery and Charlottenburg Palace. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin day trip app.

You can fly from Luxembourg City to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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.
Popular historic sites such as Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral are in your itinerary. Head to Artel and DOX Centre for Contemporary Artfor some retail therapy. When in Prague, make a side trip to see Karlstejn Castle in Karlstejn, approximately Karlstejn away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock.

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

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Prague are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Karlstejn Castle
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. Step off the beaten path and head to Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Cathedral. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, and pause for some photo ops at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

3
nights
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.
Visit St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Fisherman's Bastion for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shoes on the Danube Bank and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and wander the streets of Vaci Street.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Budapest travel planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

3
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bratislava Old Town and Devin Castle. Get some historical perspective at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth and Tyrsovo nabrezie. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Magio Beach, get outside with Happy Dog Forest Hike, contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bratislava online journey planner.

Getting from Budapest to Bratislava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bratislava are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth

4
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.
Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Melk Abbey. There's much more to do: walk around Schonbrunner Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche), explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vienna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Vienna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Triglav National Park, Mala Osojnica, &more) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge, Postojna Cave
Highlights from your plan
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lokrum Island and Dance Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town and Sunj Beach. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Pasjaca Beach in Popovici, approximately Popovici away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sunj Beach, Pasjaca Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Pasjaca Beach ©
Pasjaca Beach

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cascata delle Marmore and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana) and Orvieto (Pozzo di San Patrizio & Duomo di Orvieto). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli, Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Pisa. Popular historic sites such as Piazza della Signoria and Le mura di Lucca are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more), Piazza Maggiore (in Bologna) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

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

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Piazza Maggiore, Le mura di Lucca
Highlights from your plan
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Relax by the water at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Ufschotti Park. Visit Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Titlis (in Engelberg). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich attractions planner.

Getting from Florence to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, Zurich is a bit cooler than Florence - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Titlis
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Titlis ©
Titlis
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vila Vella (Old Town) and Passeig de Gracia. Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic for their historical value. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Platja Fonda (in Begur), Lloret de Mar (Playa Cala Sa Boadella & Platja de Canyelles) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Tossa de Mar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour builder.

Fly from Zurich to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in August, with highs in Barcelona at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tamariu, Lloret de Mar, Tossa de Mar, Playas de Calella, Platja Fonda
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): walk around Casa de Campo, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thendon't miss a visit to Catedral Primada, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and finally explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid day trip website.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
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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.
Churchill War Rooms and Westminster Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, examine the collection at The British Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London trip builder tool.

You can fly from Madrid to London in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in London to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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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.
National Railway Museum and York City Walls are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Durham Cathedral and York Minster. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Whitby Abbey (in Whitby), Walworth Birds of Prey (in Walworth) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Filey Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and shop like a local with York Shambles.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our York online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, Walworth Birds of Prey, Whitby Abbey, Scarborough Beach, Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

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