60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Train to Galway, Taxi to Ros a' Mhíl, Ferry to Inishmore
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Inishmore, Ireland
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Taxi to Galway
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Galway, Ireland
— 6 nights
Drive
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Dingle, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Killarney, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Kinsale, Ireland
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Glencoe, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Kilkenny, Ireland — 3 nights

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: King of the Vikings (in Waterford), Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, walk around Irish National Heritage Park, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, and appreciate the history behind Kells Priory.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip builder website.

Toronto, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Kilkenny due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in September, with highs in Kilkenny at 19°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 6 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.
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Inishmore, Ireland — 2 nights

Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then see some colorful creatures with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School, and then have fun at Inishmore Playground. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, then look for gifts at Aran Sweater Market, and finally delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Inishmore attractions planner.

Getting from Dublin to Inishmore by combination of train, taxi, and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Galway.
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Galway, Ireland — 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Westport (Westport Cruises & Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre), Clare Coastal Walk Project (in Doolin) and Ireland's School of Falconry (in Cong). Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Spend the 8th (Sat) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cliffs of Moher, explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, take an in-depth tour of Burren Exposure, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burren National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Galway day trip site.

Getting from Inishmore to Galway by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Galway are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.
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Dingle, Ireland — 5 nights

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 11th (Tue) at Skellig Michael. There's much more to do: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coumeenoole Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dingle journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Killarney.
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Killarney, Ireland — 4 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: Kenmare (Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, Holy Cross Church, &more). Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Muckross House, take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Killarney online route planner.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Killarney sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kinsale.
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Kinsale, Ireland — 3 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, Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, admire the natural beauty at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, and tee off at Old Head Golf Links.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kinsale trip app.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Kinsale takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Kinsale are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 6 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar (in Biggin Hill) and Croydon Airport Visitor Centre (in Croydon). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London day trip planning website.

You can fly from Kinsale to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Bath.
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Bath, United Kingdom — 5 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). The adventure continues: get outside with The Cotswold Range, do a tasting at Woodchester Valley Vineyard, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to Bushmills.
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Bushmills, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Venture out of the city with trips to Gortmore Viewpoint (in Castlerock), Banagher Old Church (in Dungiven) and Coast Rd (in Larne). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway, appreciate the views at Glens of Antrim, explore the historical opulence of Kinbane Castle, and examine the collection at The Abingdon Collection.

Start your trip to Bushmills by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Bath to Bushmills in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Bushmills can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can fly to Inverness.
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Inverness, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch), Loch an Eilein (in Aviemore) and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore). There's still lots to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and take an unorthodox tour of Loch Ness.

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Traveling by flight from Bushmills to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Bushmills in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Inverness, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glencoe.
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Glencoe, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Glencoe is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, trek along Lost Valley Trail, stroll through West Highland Way, and admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Glencoe online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Glencoe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 6 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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Ireland travel guide

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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.
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England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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Northern Ireland travel guide

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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.
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Scotland travel guide

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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.
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