60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Gujan-Mestras, France
— 2 nights
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Drive to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Bern
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
— 13 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Anne Frank House, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website.

Auckland, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 27-hour travel. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Amsterdam is minus 11 hours. In February, Amsterdam is colder than Auckland - with highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, then see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague, then meet the residents at Rotterdam Zoo, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Euromast.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rotterdam holiday planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rotterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Gujan-Mestras.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Gujan-Mestras, France

— 2 nights
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Zoo Bassin d'Arcachon, then take a leisurely stroll along Jetée Thiers, then steep yourself in history at La ville d'Hiver, and finally find something for the whole family at Parc de la Coccinelle.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gujan-Mestras trip builder.

Traveling by train from Paris to Gujan-Mestras takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in February, expect nights in Gujan-Mestras to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Gujan-Mestras

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bern, Switzerland

— 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Maennlichen (in Grindelwald) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, pause for some photo ops at Adrian von Bubenberg-Denkmal, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bern trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gujan-Mestras to Bern. In February, Bern is a bit cooler than Gujan-Mestras - with highs of 6°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Bern

Tours · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the next day, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then make a trip to Roman Forum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Bern to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bern in March, with highs in Rome at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take a stroll through Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Venice to Athens by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Venice in March since evenings lows in Athens dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the next day, get curious at Deutsches Museum, then explore the activities along English Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Munich tour builder tool.

You can fly from Athens to Munich in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in March, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Warsaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, explore the world behind art at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Warsaw online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Warsaw takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, then make a trip to Grand Place, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip maker website.

Fly from Warsaw to Brussels in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Brussels sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

London, United Kingdom

— 3 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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London online travel planner.

Getting from Brussels to London by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to London is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton) and Chester (Chester Cathedral & Chester Zoo). The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery, examine the collection at National Football Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Manchester online tour planner.

You can take a train from London to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Church, ponder the world of politics at City Hall, then get a new perspective on nature at Ulster Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Belfast Botanical Gardens.

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You can fly from Manchester to Belfast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 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, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Belfast in March, Edinburgh is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Dublin, Ireland

— 2 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.
Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind James Joyce Statue, take a stroll through Temple Bar, then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Dublin are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Killarney, Ireland

— 13 nights
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: The Donkey Sanctuary (in Mallow), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Cork (Cork City Gaol & Nano Nagle Place). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. Spend a day of island exploring on the 5th (Mon) at Skellig Michael. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, and take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Killarney trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Killarney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In April in Killarney, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Poland travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Belgium travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Monuments
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.

Northern Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Geologic Formations
Unlike the place travelers found several decades ago, the Northern Ireland of today is a rejuvenated and dynamic region attracting increasing amounts of tourism. Belfast, the region’s biggest urban center and capital, is a hip city with vibrant nightlife and a thriving gourmet culinary scene, providing an extensive list of indulgent things to do. The region’s renowned coastline, featuring the World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway, is an attractive holiday destination for hikers, cyclists, photographers, and other adventurers of all descriptions. Northern Ireland has seen more than its fair share of political and economic unrest, yet the people of this region have always remained proud of their cultural and artistic heritage, providing visitors with a warm hospitality hard to find almost anywhere else in the world.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

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.