60 days in Canada, Norway & Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Canada, Norway & Ireland Itinerary

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Banff National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
Bus
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly
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Oslo, Norway
— 8 nights
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Dingle, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kinsale, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly
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Quebec City, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreal, Canada
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ottawa, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
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Toronto, Canada
— 6 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada

— 6 nights
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Get out of town with these interesting Banff National Park side-trips: Natural Bridge (in Yoho National Park) and Kicking Horse River (in Field). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, get a new perspective on nature at Banff Park Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Surprise Corner, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sulphur Mountain.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip maker app.

Latacunga, Ecuador to Banff National Park is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Latacunga to Banff National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Latacunga in November, things will get cooler in Banff National Park: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Jasper National Park, Canada

— 4 nights
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness, get outside with Lac Beauvert, cruise along Highway 93A, and learn the secrets of beer at Jasper Food Tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jasper National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in November, you will find days in Jasper National Park are a bit warmer (1°C), and nights are about the same (-10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Vancouver.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Vancouver, Canada

— 4 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, explore and take pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, cast your line with a fishing tour, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

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Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Vancouver takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jasper National Park to Vancouver is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Jasper National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Tours · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Oslo, Norway

— 8 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, contemplate the long history of Det Kongelige Slott, and ponder the world of politics at Stortinget.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Oslo travel planner.

Getting from Vancouver to Oslo by flight takes about 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Oslo. Traveling from Vancouver in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Oslo, with lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Dublin, Ireland

— 6 nights

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Dublin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Oslo in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dublin, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Kilkenny, Ireland

— 3 nights

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Explore Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Waterford (Reginald's Tower & Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum), Royal Oak Distillery (in Carlow) and Tintern Abbey (in Wexford). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, browse the exhibits of Rothe House and Garden, step aboard Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, and look for gifts at Nicholas Mosse Pottery.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online trip maker.

Getting from Dublin to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 3:

Galway, Ireland

— 5 nights

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre (in Westport) and Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre (in Corofin). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, test your problem-solving skills at Open The Door Escape Room, play a few rounds at Dromoland Castle, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Galway day trip tool.

Drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kilkenny in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Galway, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 8:

Dingle, Ireland

— 3 nights
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Dingle Peninsula, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dingle Distillery, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle journey planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dingle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Galway in December, with highs in Dingle at 12°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kinsale, Ireland

— 4 nights
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Explore Kinsale's surroundings by going to Cobh (Walking tours, St Colman’s Cathedral, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, sample the fine beverages at Kinsale Mead Co, stop by Granny's Bottom Drawer, and stroll through Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kinsale online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Kinsale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Kinsale are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Golf

Side Trip

Quebec City, Canada

— 3 nights
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
When in Quebec City, make a side trip to see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, approximately Sainte Anne de Beaupre away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Old Quebec, browse for treasures at Si Les Objets Pouvaient Parler, explore the galleries of Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), and contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Kinsale to Quebec City takes 15.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kinsale to Quebec City is minus 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Montreal, Canada

— 4 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, walk around Mount Royal Park, pause for some photo ops at Place d'Armes, and don't miss a visit to Old Montreal.

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

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Ottawa, Canada

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. On your second day here, make a trip to Canadian War Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Peace Tower, and then visit ByWard Market.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ottawa online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Ottawa sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Toronto, Canada

— 6 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Explore Toronto's surroundings by going to Niagara Falls (Niagra Parkway, Journey Behind the Falls, &more). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, take a stroll through Kensington Market, and hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Toronto tour itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in December: high temperatures in Toronto hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.

Norway travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.