I've recently returned from a week of travelling around Europe, visiting a different town or city in a different country on each day, choosing my destinations according to an underlying pattern. I've plotted the first six places I visited on the map below; I need you to tell me: Which UK town or city did I visit on the last day of my trip?

Moreover, can you identify each town or city I visited, and the order in which I visited them?

'Checksums' to help you ensure you have correctly identified the mapped towns/cities (using spellings as per the English-language version of Google Maps):
- Their name lengths (in increasing order) are 6, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 15;
- The last letters of their names (in alphabetical order) are: E, E, H, L, N, and O.
NB Ignore all accent marks. If multiple options exist, go big...

Map of Europe with 6 destinations marked


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On your last day of your trip, I think you visited


Your method for determining the location you visit is

The first three letters of the location match the first three letters of the day of the week in the language of the country you visit.

The places and order in which you visited them were

MARSEILLE, France on MARDI (Tuesday).
WOERDEN, Netherlands on WOENSDAG (Wednesday).
TORNIO, Finland on TORSTAI (Thursday).
VENICE, Italy on VENERDI (Friday).
SABADELL, Spain on SABADO (Saturday).

So you will last visit


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    $\begingroup$ Correction: rot13(Gbeavb, Svaynaq ba rvgure n Gbefgnv be Gbefqnt, obgu jbex!) $\endgroup$
    – Jafe
    Commented Oct 20, 2021 at 13:49
  • $\begingroup$ @Jafe My deepest apologies. $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Commented Oct 20, 2021 at 14:06
  • $\begingroup$ This is entirely correct. Well found :) $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Commented Oct 20, 2021 at 21:31
  • $\begingroup$ But it's Mönchengladbach :/ $\endgroup$
    – kopaka
    Commented Oct 21, 2021 at 9:46
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    $\begingroup$ @kopaka: Read the question properly $\endgroup$
    – musefan
    Commented Oct 21, 2021 at 10:14

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