60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 10 nights
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Paris, France
— 10 nights
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Fly to Mulhouse, Bus to Basel SBB, Train to Bern
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Bern, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Dingle, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Cong, Ireland
— 1 night
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Doolin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
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London, United Kingdom — 10 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.
Explore London's surroundings by going to The Cotswold Cheese Company (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and St Nicholas Church (in Lower Oddington). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary builder app.

Newark, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to London due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in January; daily highs in London reach 46°F and lows reach 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 10 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris trip builder site.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In February in Paris, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bern.
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Bern, Switzerland — 6 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Thunersee (in Thun), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding & Whiskyness). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Massages-Deforel. Ch, take in panoramic vistas at Prison Tower (Kafigturm), don't miss a visit to Bundesplatz, and take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern.

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You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Bern in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in February, Bern is slightly colder at night with lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a train to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 5 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Anzere (in Anzere) and Premier Alpine Centre (in Nendaz). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bern to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 3 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Step out of Grindelwald to go to Kandersteg and see Gasterntal, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, stroll through Maennlichen, and take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 6 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Rigi, &more) and Hohle Gasse (in Immensee). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, ponder the design of Europuddle, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

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Drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Zurich are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly 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.
Step out of Dingle to go to Tralee and see Banna Strand, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, trot along with a tour on horseback, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dingle Distillery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip planner.

Fly from Zurich to Dingle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Dingle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in March, Dingle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cong.
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Cong, Ireland — 1 night

On the 9th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on Ireland's School of Falconry, sample the fine beverages at Loch Measc Distillery, then experience rural life at Joyce Country Sheepdogs, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Abbey of Cong.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cong trip planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Cong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cong are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Doolin.
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Doolin, Ireland — 3 nights

A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Explore Doolin's surroundings by going to Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Burren National Park (in Corofin). Spend the 10th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, stop by Donogh O'Loghlin, indulge in some culinary diversions at Ollie's Tours - Doolin, and explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Doolin road trip planning tool.

Drive from Cong to Doolin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Colclough Walled Garden (in Saltmills), Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience (in New Ross) and Waterford (Comeragh Drive, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Irish National Heritage Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny online vacation planner.

Drive from Doolin to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 7 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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and walk around Phoenix Park.

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Getting from Kilkenny to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kilkenny in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 35°F in Dublin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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.
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Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · History Museums
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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