25 days in Western Europe Itinerary

25 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe route planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Donegal Town, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tralee, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read London tour planning tool.

Orlando, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to London is 5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in August; daily highs in London reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel to Paris.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Paris, France

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 31st (Wed), you're off to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for slightly colder days in London, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. On the 31st (Wed), you're off to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 65°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

Dublin, Ireland

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, don't miss a visit to Grafton Street, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September in Dublin, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. You will leave for Donegal Town on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:

Donegal Town, Ireland

— 2 nights
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, don't miss a visit to Lough Eske, and then take in the views from Fairy Bridges. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Assaranca Waterfall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Glengesh Pass, and then contemplate the long history of Glencolmcille Folk Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Donegal Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Donegal Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 54°F in Donegal Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Galway, Ireland

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Eyre Square, then step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and then examine the collection at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Galway trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Donegal Town to Galway takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Donegal Town in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Galway, with lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tralee.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Tralee, Ireland

— 1 night
The pub-lined and music-filled streets of Tralee allow visitors to discover everyday Irish life.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Killarney Falconry, then laugh and play at Aqua Dome, and then stroll through Banna Strand.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tralee trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Galway to Tralee in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Tralee

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Dingle, Ireland

— 2 nights
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): cruise along Slea Head Drive.

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

Getting from Tralee to Dingle by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
Highlights from your trip

Cork, Ireland

— 2 nights

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
On the 13th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market, steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Blarney Stone, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, then head off the coast to Spike Island, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Cork attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Cork sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Dublin, Ireland

— 3 nights

Fair City

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Kilkenny (Black Abbey, St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, &more). Enjoy Dublin some more: walk around Phoenix Park, stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Ireland - Natural History Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dublin route planner.

You can drive from Cork to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18: