20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas, United States
Fly:  16 h
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Killarney, Ireland
— 5 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Tram + Bus + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Dallas, United States

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grassmarket and St Giles' Cathedral. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip builder website.

Dallas, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of tram and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Dallas to Edinburgh. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in May, with highs in Edinburgh at 58°F and lows at 43°F. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket

1
night
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online journey planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Helsinki in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Folketeateret. On the 16th (Wed), look for gifts at Outland Oslo, contemplate the long history of Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke), and then catch an entertaining show at Folketeateret. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum, then see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Ibsen Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Oslo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to Oslo is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Helsinki in May, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet ©
National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dublin Literary Pub Crawl, The Brazen Head, Stag's Head Dublin, and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glendalough Cathedral and St. Michan's Church. You'll explore and learn at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to Powerscourt Gardens and House in Enniskerry--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Temple Bar, admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip site.

You can fly from Oslo to Dublin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trips

Powerscourt Gardens and House, Glendalough Cathedral
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Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sky Rd as well as Cliffs of Moher. On the 22nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hag's Head, then don't miss a visit to Sky Rd, and then admire the natural beauty at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge.. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach and then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip website.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Liscannor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Lahinch Beach, Sky Rd
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Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

5
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You've added Celtic Steps The Show Killarney, Skelligs Chocolate Co., Torc Mountain Walk, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Slea Head Drive and Ross Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mary's Cathedral and The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar. Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. The adventure continues: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, stroll through The Kerry Way, and admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Killarney road trip planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Gallarus Oratory, The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar, Skelligs Chocolate Co.
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Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

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