60 days in Western Europe, Malta & Budapest Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe, Malta & Budapest Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Windermere, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Billund, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Kassel, Germany
— 3 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Schwangau, Germany
— 1 day
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 10 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Attractions like Science and Industry Museum and Sackville Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Manchester day trip planning site.

Melbourne, Australia to Manchester is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Manchester, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Manchester: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. On the 5th (Thu), you're off to Windermere.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Science and Industry Museum ©
Children’s Museum
Science and Industry Museum
4.4
Manchester Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Manchester Cathedral
4.4

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Windermere, United Kingdom

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Windermere visit website.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Windermere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Windermere

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
The Scotch Whisky Experience has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stop by Castlehill Whisky and then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Royal Mile, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh vacation planner.

Getting from Windermere to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for Aberfeldy on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Edinburgh

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The Royal Mile ©
Landmark
The Royal Mile
4.5

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Aberfeldy, United Kingdom

Aberfeldy is a burgh in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, on the River Tay. Your day by day itinerary now includes Castle Menzies.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Aberfeldy road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Aberfeldy takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Glasgow on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Aberfeldy

Historic Sites
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Castle Menzies ©
Castle
Castle Menzies
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): wander the streets of Buchanan Street. On the next day, examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and then take an in-depth tour of The Tenement House.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Glasgow vacation planning website.

You can drive from Aberfeldy to Glasgow in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Billund.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Buchanan Street ©
Neighborhood
Buchanan Street
4.4
Stirling Castle
Castle
Stirling Castle
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Billund, Denmark

Home of LEGO

Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
Your day by day itinerary now includes LEGO House as well as LEGOLAND Billund.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Billund trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Glasgow to Billund in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Glasgow to Billund, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Billund, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for Hamburg on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Billund

Theme Parks · Parks · Fun & Games
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LEGOLAND Billund ©
Theme Park
LEGOLAND Billund
3.8
LEGO House ©
Ride / Activity
LEGO House
4.8

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Hamburg, Germany

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Billund to Hamburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Kassel.

Things to do in Hamburg

Nightlife · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Kassel, Germany

Capital of the German Fairy Tale Route

Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.
Kassel is known for parks, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Steinhofer Wasserfall, stroll around Bergpark, and explore the historical opulence of Lowenburg Castle.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kassel travel planner.

Drive from Hamburg to Kassel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Kassel sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Frankfurt on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Kassel

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Bergpark ©
Park
Bergpark
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Frankfurt, Germany

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Romer has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Romer and then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt route maker app.

Drive from Kassel to Frankfurt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Munich on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Frankfurt

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Stadel Museum
Art Museum
Stadel Museum
4.6
Romer ©
Architectural Building
Romer
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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Bring the kids along to Marienplatz and New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munich route planner.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Munich in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will leave for Schwangau on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Munich

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Viktualienmarkt ©
Flea Market
Viktualienmarkt
4.5
Marienplatz ©
Landmark
Marienplatz
4.7
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
Government Building
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)
4.7

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Schwangau, Germany

Fairy-Tale Village

An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

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Drive from Munich to Schwangau in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Schwangau sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites
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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jungfraujoch. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schlosskirche and Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde. Step out of Interlaken with an excursion to Grindelwald-First in Grindelwald--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, take a memorable drive along BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, and take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Interlaken trip simple and quick.

Drive from Schwangau to Interlaken in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In August in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Waterfall
Trümmelbachfälle
4.6
Jungfraujoch ©
World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4
The Eiger ©
Mountain
The Eiger
4.9

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Strasbourg, France

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
You've now added La Petite France to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg and then don't miss a visit to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Strasbourg holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Strasbourg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Interlaken in September, you will find days in Strasbourg are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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La Petite France ©
World heritage site
La Petite France
4.8

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Paris, France

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.
You've now added Palace of Versailles to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Montmartre and Île de la Cité. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Paris online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Strasbourg to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

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London, United Kingdom

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and National Gallery. Bring the kids along to Natural History Museum and Westminster Abbey. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in the exciting artwork at The Queen's Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 20th (Mon), you're off to Valencia.

Things to do in London

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National Gallery ©
Must see
National Gallery
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Valencia, Spain

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and Jardi del Turia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Valencia Cathedral and Plaza de la Virgen. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Valencia trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from London to Valencia by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Valencia hover around 33°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Jardi del Turia ©
Water Body
Jardi del Turia
4.8

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Valletta, Malta

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja).

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Valletta road trip planning site.

You can fly from Valencia to Valletta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry. In September in Valletta, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Casa Rocca Piccola ©
Art Museum
Casa Rocca Piccola
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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a splash at Palatinus Strandfürdő. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Valletta in September, expect Budapest to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
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Andrassy Avenue ©
World heritage site
Andrassy Avenue
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