27 days in Canada & Europe Itinerary

27 days in Canada & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver, Canada
1
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Bilbao, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hondarribia, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Vancouver, Canada


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3
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Do your shopping at Granville Island and Museum of Anthropology. Step off the beaten path and head to Vancouver Downtown and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Change things up with a short trip to Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park in Egmont (about 3 hours away). There's more to do: walk around Stanley Park and enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vancouver trip site.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Vancouver International Airport and Victoria International Airport. July in Vancouver sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Downtown ©
Vancouver Downtown
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zaanse Schans and Begijnhof. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, shop like a local with De 9 Straatjes, and look for gifts at De Kaaskamer.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip maker app.

You can fly from Vancouver to Amsterdam in 13 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

4
nights
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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. Visit Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris holiday planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Casco Viejo and Palacio de La Magdalena will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa del Sable and Playa de Candado. Get out of town with these interesting Bilbao side-trips: Sacred Heart Church (in Santander), Playa Galizano (in Galizano) and Playa de Langre (in Langre). There's more to do: look for gifts at Lupita.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bilbao trip app.

Getting from Paris to Bilbao by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Bilbao are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hondarribia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Isla, Santander, Playa Galizano, Playa de Langre
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Palacio de La Magdalena ©
Palacio de La Magdalena
Playa de Langre ©
Playa de Langre

1
night
Hondarribia, Spain

Hondarribia ©
Hondarribia is a town situated on the west shore of Bidasoa river's mouth, in Gipuzkoa, in Basque Country, Spain.The border town is sited on a little promontory facing Hendaye over the Txingudi bay. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a short side trip with Navegavela, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Esteban, thenmake a trip to Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Juncal, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro de la Plata.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hondarribia online route planner.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Hondarribia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Hondarribia sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Hondarribia

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Navegavela, Iglesia de San Esteban, Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Juncal, Faro de la Plata
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Navegavela ©
Navegavela
Iglesia de San Esteban ©
Iglesia de San Esteban
Faro de la Plata ©
Faro de la Plata

4
nights
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'll explore and learn at Parc de Montjuic and Museu Picasso. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Passeig de Gracia and Food Tours. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planning site.

You can fly from Hondarribia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hondarribia in August: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 33°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh), Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, get a sense of history and politics at The Scottish Parliament, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online road trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Edinburgh in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Edinburgh, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

3
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Visit Stirling Castle and Glasgow Cathedral for their historical value. Head to Buchanan Street and Merchant Cityfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Stirling (The Old Town Jail & National Wallace Monument), Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk) and Doune Castle (in Doune). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, stroll the grounds of The Necropolis, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow road trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Stirling, Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church, Falkirk Wheel
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Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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