53 days in Europe Itinerary

53 days in Europe Itinerary

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53 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly + Train:  9​h 30​min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Medulin, Croatia
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
8
Bettmeralp, Switzerland
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
9
Killarney, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
13
Buncrana, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
14
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
15
Mallaig, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
16
Nairn, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
17
Durness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
18
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 day
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saint Bavo's Cathedral and Graslei and Korenlei. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Minnewater Lake, Groeningemuseum, &more). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brussels attractions planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Brussels is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in May, things will get cooler in Brussels: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bruges, Ghent
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

5
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Popular historic sites such as Staromestske namesti and St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prague Castle and Hradcany. Step out of Prague to go to Pilsen and see Pilsner Urquell Brewery, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, wander the streets of Lesser Town, let little ones run wild at Kampa Park, and take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Prague online itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. May in Prague sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pilsner Urquell Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Hradcany ©
Hradcany

5
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Halaszbastya and Buda Castle. Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Széchenyi Thermal Bath are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest visit planner.

Fly from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in June: highs in Budapest hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle

1
night
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
On the 10th (Fri), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sarajevska Pivara and then steep yourself in history at Bascarsija.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sarajevo trip builder tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Sarajevo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Sarajevska Pivara ©
Sarajevska Pivara

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Kastel Gomilica, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Marvlvs Library Jazz Bar. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Split online attractions planner.

Drive from Sarajevo to Split in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Split, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Nightlife Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic
Kastel Gomilica ©
Kastel Gomilica

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dubrovnik City Walls and Rector's Palace. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mljet National Park and Lokrum Island. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, and browse the collection at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

Find out how to plan Dubrovnik trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Medulin.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Mljet National Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Mljet National Park ©
Mljet National Park

1
night
Medulin, Croatia

Medulin ©
Medulin is a small town and municipality in the southern part of the Istrian peninsula in Croatia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): look for gifts at Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo, stop by Stella Beer 2 Go, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Blaise.

To find out how to plan a trip to Medulin, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Medulin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Medulin when traveling from Dubrovnik in June, with lows around 18°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bettmeralp.

Things to do in Medulin

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Church of St. Blaise
Highlights from your plan
Stella Beer 2 Go ©
Stella Beer 2 Go
Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo ©
Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo

1
night
Bettmeralp, Switzerland

Bettmeralp ©
Bettmeralp is a municipality in the district of Raron in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Bettmeralp road trip app.

Explore your travel options from Medulin to Bettmeralp with the Route module. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Bettmeralp

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

4
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Charles Fort and Ross Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gallarus Oratory and Drombeg Stone Circle. Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Inch Beach (in Inch), Inchydoney Beach (in Clonakilty) and Kenmare Golf Club (in Kenmare). Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and make a trip to Ladies' View.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bettmeralp to Killarney. Traveling from Bettmeralp to Killarney, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Killarney are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Drombeg Stone Circle, Inch Beach, Inchydoney Beach, Charles Fort, Gallarus Oratory
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

3
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Salthill Promenade and Poulnabrone Dolmen. Escape the urban bustle at The Burren and Fanore Beach. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Quay Street, walk around Eyre Square, and enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planning website.

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Galway when traveling from Killarney in June, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

County Clare, Fanore Beach
Highlights from your plan
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
The Burren ©
The Burren
Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach

2
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): play a few rounds at Mount Juliet Estate, then contemplate the long history of Rothe House and Garden, then raise your glass at Brewery Corner, and finally contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Kilkenny Golf Club and then walk around Castlecomer Discovery Park.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Galway in June, Kilkenny is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Golf Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rothe House and Garden ©
Rothe House and Garden
Mount Juliet Estate ©
Mount Juliet Estate

5
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Wicklow Mountains National Park and Powerscourt Gardens and House. Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: stop by Temple Bar, admire the natural beauty at National Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin online route builder.

Traveling by bus from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dublin when traveling from Kilkenny in June, with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Powerscourt Gardens and House, Wicklow Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Buncrana, Ireland

Buncrana
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Buncrana Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Buncrana holiday planning app.

Drive from Dublin to Buncrana in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Buncrana are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Beaches Outdoors

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Giles' Cathedral and Edradour Distillery. Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Queen's View Visitor Centre in Pitlochry, about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: get great views at Calton Hill, shop like a local with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Buncrana to Edinburgh. Expect slightly colder evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Buncrana in July, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mallaig.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Pitlochry
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral
Edradour Distillery ©
Edradour Distillery

1
night
Mallaig, United Kingdom

Mallaig ©
Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. On the 10th (Sun), kick back and relax at Morar Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach.

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

You can drive from Edinburgh to Mallaig in 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Edinburgh in July: highs in Mallaig hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nairn.

Things to do in Mallaig

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Camusdarach Beach
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

3
nights
Nairn, United Kingdom

Nairn ©
Nairn is a town and former burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. Culloden Battlefield and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Cawdor Castle and Fort George are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nairn: Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge) and Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Nairn Beach and make a trip to Clava Cairns.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairn online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Mallaig to Nairn in 3 hours. In July in Nairn, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Nairn

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Culloden Battlefield, Fort George, Clava Cairns
Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

2
nights
Durness, United Kingdom

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Varrich, and then view the masterpieces at Balnakeil Craft Village.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Durness sightseeing app.

You can drive from Nairn to Durness in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Durness are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Durness

Nature Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Castle Varrich
Highlights from your plan
Smoo Cave ©
Smoo Cave
Castle Varrich ©
Castle Varrich
Balnakeil Bay ©
Balnakeil Bay

1
day
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 16th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Durness to Reykjavik. When traveling from Durness in July, plan for slightly colder days in Reykjavik, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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