27 days in Canada & Europe Itinerary

27 days in Canada & Europe Itinerary

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1
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
4
Bilbao, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Hondarribia, Spain
— 1 night
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
8
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights


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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 °C and lows of °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
Highlights from your plan
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 Rijksmuseum, 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °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
Highlights from your plan
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 The Paris Catacombs 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, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and contemplate the long history 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 °C, and evening lows to °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
Highlights from your plan
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 Sacred Heart Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palacio de La Magdalena and Playa del Sable. Get out of town with these interesting Bilbao side-trips: Playa Galizano (in Galizano), Playa de Langre (in Langre) and Playa de Candado (in Isla). 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hondarribia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santander, Isla, Playa Galizano, Playa de Langre
Highlights from your plan
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 °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Hondarribia

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trips

Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Juncal, Faro de la Plata, Navegavela, Iglesia de San Esteban
Highlights from your plan
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 Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Passeig de Gracia. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Hondarribia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hondarribia in August, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
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 Cragside House and Gardens. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and National Museum of Scotland will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at The Scottish Parliament, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh planning app.

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. Traveling from Barcelona to Edinburgh, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Edinburgh, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °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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Highlights from your plan
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 The Necropolis for their historical value. Head to Buchanan Street and Merchant Cityfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Doune Castle (in Doune), Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk) and Stirling (The Old Town Jail & National Wallace Monument). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow day trip app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Glasgow are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stirling, Falkirk Wheel, Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church
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Highlights from your plan
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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