39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
2
Akureyri, Iceland
— 1 night
3
Reykjahlid, Iceland
— 1 night
4
Hofn, Iceland
— 1 night
5
Vik, Iceland
— Few hours
6
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
8
Stirling, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
9
Dublin, Ireland
— Few hours
10
Killarney, Ireland
— 5 nights
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
12
Paris, France
— 1 night
13
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
14
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
15
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
16
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
17
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
18
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
19
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Bruarfoss Waterfall and Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Grábrók Volcano (in Bifrost), Haukadalur (in Blaskogabyggd) and The Cave People (in Laugarvatn).

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to Reykjavik. When traveling from Chicago in May, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grábrók Volcano, Haukadalur, The Cave People, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Grábrók Volcano ©
Grábrók Volcano
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach

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Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Akureyri travel app.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Akureyri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Reykjahlid, Iceland

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, head outdoors with Hofdi, and then make a trip to Viti Crater.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid online travel planner.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave
Viti Crater ©
Viti Crater
Hofdi ©
Hofdi

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Hofn, Iceland

Hofn
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hofn journey planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Hofn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Hofn sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Nature Parks
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Vik, Iceland

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vik holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Vik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will leave for Reykjavik on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Reykjavik, Iceland

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

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Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Marsh's Library.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dublin travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Dublin takes 5.5 hours. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 6th (Sat), you're off to Stirling.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours

Side Trip

Walking tours
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Walking tours
Marsh's Library ©
Marsh's Library

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Stirling, United Kingdom

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Robert The Bruce Monument, stroll the grounds of Royal Cemetery, look for gifts at Contempo, thentake in nature's colorful creations at The Queen Anne Gardens, and finally get your game on at Cats Meow Kittea Cafe.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Stirling day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Stirling takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. June in Stirling sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Dublin on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Stirling

Fun & Games Historic Sites Shopping
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Cats Meow Kittea Cafe ©
Cats Meow Kittea Cafe
Robert The Bruce Monument ©
Robert The Bruce Monument
Contempo ©
Contempo

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin
To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin online visit planner.

You can fly from Stirling to Dublin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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Killarney, Ireland

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Kerry Way. The adventure continues: stroll through Torc Mountain Walk, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Killarney House Gardens, and experience rural life at Kennedy's Pet Farm.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney travel route planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Killarney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. June in Killarney sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

1
night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin
To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Killarney in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dublin, with lows of °F. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in June; daily highs in Paris reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Lucerne.
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Luxembourg Palace ©
Luxembourg Palace

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Lion Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Kornmarkt.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
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Kornmarkt ©
Kornmarkt
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken online vacation planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. You will leave for Zermatt on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online route planner.

Take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Barcelona.
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Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You've now added Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia and then stop by Barri de Gracia.

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

Traveling by flight from Zermatt to Barcelona takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Barcelona sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Barri de Gracia ©
Barri de Gracia

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Madrid driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in June: highs in Madrid hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
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Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade and then head outdoors with Praia da Batata.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lagos online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lagos takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lagos is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in June: highs in Lagos hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. You will leave for Lisbon on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Praia da Batata ©
Praia da Batata
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade

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Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Mercado de Campo de Ourique and admire the landmark architecture of Panteao Nacional.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Lisbon. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
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Speed Boats Tours
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda ©
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda
Mercado de Campo de Ourique ©
Mercado de Campo de Ourique

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