36 days in Europe & Canada Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly to Berlin-Tegel Airport, Drive to Schwerin
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Schwerin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly
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Saarburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nancy, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Poix-de-Picardie, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rouen, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Le Havre, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Perros-Guirec, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marvao, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Drive to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Fly to Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport, Drive to Montmagny
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Montmagny, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trois-Rivieres, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chambly, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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La Prairie, Canada
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreal, Canada
— 4 nights
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Schwerin, Germany — 4 nights

Schwerin is the capital and second-largest city of the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kunsthalle / St. Annen-Museum and Dokumentationszentrum Demmlerplatz. Museum-lovers will appreciate Freilichtmuseum fur Volkskunde Schwerin-Muess and Welt-Erbe-Haus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Schwerin: Lubeck (Museum Behnhaus Draegerhaus & Gunter Grass-Haus) and Wismar (Furstenhof & Wassertor). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Schleifmuhle, appreciate the history behind Sandsteinfiguren des sachsischen Hofbildhauers Balthasar Permoser, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schelfkirche, and steep yourself in history at Das Arsenal am Pfaffenteich.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Schwerin travel route site.

Curitiba, Brazil to Schwerin is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Curitiba in July: high temperatures in Schwerin hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Saarburg.
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Saarburg, Germany — 2 nights

On the 7th (Sun), examine the collection at Centre de decouverte - Musee, identify plant and animal life at Saar-Hunsrueck Steig, then contemplate the long history of Begegnungsstatte Schaumberg, and finally delve into the distant past at Hunnenring der keltische Ringwall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum Glockengiesserei Mabilon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Saarburg, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Laurentius, then see the interesting displays at Muhlenmuseum Hackenberger Muhle, then take an in-depth tour of Freilichtmuseum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lutwinus.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Saarburg road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Schwerin to Saarburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Saarburg are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nancy.
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Nancy, France — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Lorraine

Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Batterie de l'Eperon, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame de Bonsecours, then examine the collection at Musee Francais de la Brasserie, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Nicholas de Port. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Dominique Alexandre Godron Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of eglise Saint Leon, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Sebastien.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nancy trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Saarburg to Nancy in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Nancy, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Poix-de-Picardie.
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Poix-de-Picardie, France — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Chateau de Picquigny, steep yourself in history at Centrale Hydro-electrique de Long, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Long, then see the interesting displays at Train a Vapeur du Beauvaisis, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Conservatoire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Collegiale Saint-Martin de Picquigny, then contemplate the long history of Froissy Dompierre Light Railway, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Courcelles-sous-Moyencourt, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Denis.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Poix-de-Picardie trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nancy to Poix-de-Picardie takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rouen.
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Rouen, France — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Musee national de l'Education, then examine the collection at Musee d'Histoire Naturelle de Rouen, then see the interesting displays at Musee des Antiquites, and finally explore the world behind art at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique). On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Parlement de Normandie, take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Martainville, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins d'Angelique, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Traditions Et Arts Normands -, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip planner.

You can drive from Poix-de-Picardie to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Le Havre.
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Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Le Havre, France — 2 nights

Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): examine the collection at Appartement Temoin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, admire the landmark architecture of Bibliotheque Oscar Niemeyer, catch all the local highlights with Vedettes Baie de Seine, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame des Flots, and finally admire the masterpieces at Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Abbaye de Graville, make a trip to Abbaye de Montivilliers, then explore the ancient world of Theatre romain de Lillebonne, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Maison de L'Armateur.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Le Havre attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Le Havre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Le Havre sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Perros-Guirec.
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Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

Perros-Guirec, France — 3 nights

Coast of Pink Granite

Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle de Kerfons, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Brelevenez, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Notre-Dame du Yaudet, and finally explore the striking landscape at Falaises de Tredrez. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Castel Meur, pause for some serene contemplation at La Chapelle Saint Gonery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint Laurent, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle St Guirec, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de la Clarte, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at 'Eglise de Saint Jacques.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Perros-Guirec route planner.

Getting from Le Havre to Perros-Guirec by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marvao.
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Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Marvao, Portugal — 5 nights

Marvão is a municipality in Portalegre District in Portugal. Appreciate the collections at Museu de Marvao and Lagar Museu Antonio Picado Nunes. Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Penha and Mosteiro da Flor da Rosa e Nucleo do Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Marvao side-trips: Aldeia da Terra (in Arraiolos), Evora (Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora), Aldeia da Terra, &more) and Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro (in Canaviais). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Ponte Quinhentista de Marvao, explore the activities along Praia Fluvial do Rio Sever, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Tiago, and stop by Mercearia de Marvao.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Marvao trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Marvao takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Montmagny.
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Montmagny, Canada — 2 nights

Montmagny is a city in the Montmagny Regional County Municipality within the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Au coeur du Vieux-Montmagny: histoire et architecture and then don't miss a visit to La Gare Fluviale de Montmagny. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Ni Vu Ni Cornu Atelier & Galerie, then explore the world behind art at Atelier Pare - Economusee de la Sculpture sur Bois, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier des Caps, and finally admire the striking features of Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Montmagny trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Marvao to Montmagny with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Marvao to Montmagny. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Trois-Rivieres.
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Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Trois-Rivieres, Canada — 2 nights

Trois-Rivières is a city in the Mauricie administrative region of Quebec, Canada, located at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence Rivers, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from the city of Bécancour. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at maison Hertel-de-la fresnier, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-James, then see the interesting displays at Musee Des Ursulines, then examine the collection at Manoir Boucher de Niverville, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de l'Assomption. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parc Laviolette, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-la-Presentation, and then identify plant and animal life at Vallee Rocanigan.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Trois-Rivieres attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Montmagny to Trois-Rivieres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Trois-Rivieres, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chambly.
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Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Chambly, Canada — 2 nights

Chambly is an off-island suburb in southwestern Quebec, Canada, about 25km to the south east of Montreal.It was formed from the merger in 1965 of Fort-Chambly (formerly Chambly-Canton prior to 1952) and the old city of Chambly (formerly Chambly-Bassin prior to 1952, and earlier sometimes called Bassin-de-Chambly).GeographyIt sits on the Richelieu River in the Regional County Municipality of La-Vallée-du-Richelieu, at.HistoryDescendants of European immigrants have lived in Chambly since the 17th century, but Chambly was not incorporated as a city until 1965.Samuel de Champlain passed through the area that came to be the site of the town of Chambly, QC, in 1609., when he wrote the following in his journal:The College of Chambly was chartered on March 21, 1835 in Lower Canada.Fort ChamblyChambly is home to the massive Fort Chambly, built with local stone between 1709 and 1711 in the style of Vauban's classic French fortifications. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Cime Haut-Richelieu, see the interesting displays at La Maison Nationale des Patriotes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Marc, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Hilaire, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Bano Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): experience rural life at Alpagas du Domaine Poissant, relax in the rural setting at Le Potager Mont-Rouge Halte Gourmande, then examine the collection at Musee de Missisquoi, and finally take in the views from Pont couvert des Rivieres.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chambly trip planner.

Getting from Trois-Rivieres to Chambly by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. July in Chambly sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to La Prairie.
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Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:

La Prairie, Canada — 1 night

La Prairie is an off-island suburb (south shore) of Montreal, in southwestern Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saint-Jacques River and the Saint Lawrence River in the Regional County Municipality of Roussillon. On the 31st (Wed), play a few rounds at Golf La Prairie, then stop by Chez Bonbons Comme Autrefois, then take an in-depth tour of Musee d'archeologie de Roussillon, and finally stroll around Recre-O-Parc.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read La Prairie trip itinerary builder tool.

La Prairie is just a stone's throw from Chambly. In July, daily temperatures in La Prairie can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Montreal.
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Montreal, Canada — 4 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-De-Padoue and Maison Historique George-Etienne Cartier. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Maison Lavande and Dorchester Square. When in Montreal, make a side trip to see Moulin Legare in Saint-Eustache, approximately Saint-Eustache away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Maison Saint-Gabriel, Museum and Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Parc de la Frayere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Christ Church Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Phi Centre.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Montreal driving holiday planner.

Montreal is just a short distance from La Prairie. In July, daytime highs in Montreal are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:

Meurthe-et-Moselle travel guide

4.1
Landmarks · Art Museums · Parks

Haute-Normandie travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Gardens · Lookouts
Haute-Normandie, also called Upper Normandy, invites you to its fabulous seaside resorts immortalized by impressionist painters, such as Claude Monet, Renoir, and Pissarro. This historically important region has many fine churches and preserved buildings for you to explore, including the tallest cathedral tower in France. The 120 km (75 mi) of chalk cliffs just south of the English Channel coastline continue to place this region on tourist itineraries. You can charter a large sea vessel or a smaller boat for a trip offering unobstructed views of these magnificent cliffs from the sea.
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Cotes-d'Armor travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Walking Areas · Castles

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.
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