25 days in Western Europe Itinerary

25 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom

— 2 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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Churchill War Rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and walk around St. James's Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read London vacation planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to London is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to London is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in November: highs in London hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Bath, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 15th (Tue), stop by Fudge Kitchen, contemplate the long history of Bath's Old Orchard Street Theatre, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Corinium Museum and then kick your exploration up a notch at Head 4 Heights Waterpark.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bath visit planning app.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trip

Llandudno, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tudnos Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gloddaeth United Church, then contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, and finally view the masterpieces at Tina Holley Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Llandudno online day trip planner.

You can drive from Bath to Llandudno in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

York, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

City of Festivals

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.
On the 18th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Guildhall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Church, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, then wander the streets of York Shambles, and finally look for gifts at The Imaginarium. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Rafi's Spicebox Ltd, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our York day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Llandudno in November, plan for little chillier nights in York, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

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You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old High Church, Inverness and then get your game on at Tazball Paintball & Lazer Combat Arena. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre and then stop by Campbell's of Beauly.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and get your game on at Museumphoto.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Inverness to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 4 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, and get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen day trip planning site.

Getting from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in November, plan for slightly colder days in Copenhagen, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 1 night
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, then enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Sundlaug Seltjarnarness.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik road trip planning website.

Fly from Copenhagen to Reykjavik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in December, things will get slightly colder in Reykjavik: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Denmark travel guide

4.2
Theme Parks · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
Known for its old-fashioned charm, Denmark often is referenced as a fairy-tale setting by visitors and locals alike. With quaint cobblestone streets leading the way to art galleries, museums, and historical sights, plus a modern and easily accessible public transportation system, Denmark seamlessly blends its rich history with modern advancements. Be inspired by the works of local legends, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, the symphonies of Carli Nielsen, and the astronomy work of Tycho Brahe, then play a bit at amusement parks like Legoland. Visitors often find themselves developing "hygge," the untranslatable Danish trait that encapsulates a sense of coziness and contentment, which is thought to have a great deal of influence on Denmark's standing as one of the happiest nations on the planet.

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.