60 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly + Subway:  25 h
1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Jerusalem, Israel
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Belgrade, Serbia
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Zadar, Croatia
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h
6
Bologna, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
9
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h
11
Leeds, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
Train + Fly:  24 h
End: Adelaide, Australia


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3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple of Hephaestus and Fortress Palamidi. Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Mount Lycabettus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Corinth Canal (in Corinth), Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio) and Alykes Beach (in Drosia). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of The Bathhouse of the Winds, and make a trip to Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens.

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Adelaide, Australia to Athens is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -7.5 hour difference. Traveling from Adelaide in July, expect Athens to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Nafplio, Corinth Canal, Alykes Beach
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion

5
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Visit Tayelet and Mezitzim Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Tel Aviv (Food Tours, Neve Tzedek, &more) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane, make a trip to Jewish Quarter, and view the masterpieces at Levantine Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jerusalem day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Jerusalem takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Food Tours

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Walking tours. Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Little Hagia Sophia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Yeni Camii, steep yourself in history at Eyüp Sultan Mosque, appreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rustem Pasha Mosque.

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Traveling by flight from Jerusalem to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Istanbul is 1 hour. July in Istanbul sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Food Tours
Istanbul Archaeological Museum ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Rahmi M. Koc Museum ©
Rahmi M. Koc Museum

4
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Step out of the city life by going to Ada Ciganlija and Belgrade Out There. You'll get in some beach time at Lido Beach and Ada lake. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, see the interesting displays at Josip Broz Tito Mausoleum, and get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Belgrade takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Belgrade, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Belgrade

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija

5
nights
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Get some cultural insight at Historic City of Trogir and Zadar Land City Gates. Visit Podvrske Beach and Punta Rozica Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zadar: Jadro Beach (in Vir), Cigrada Beach (in Murter) and Dubrovnik Beach (in Povljana). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, make a trip to The Forum, see the interesting displays at Archaeological Museum Zadar, and stroll around Perivoj Vladimira Nazora.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zadar trip planner.

You can fly from Belgrade to Zadar in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bologna.

Things to do in Zadar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Murter, Jadro Beach, Cathedral of Saint Domnius, Dubrovnik Beach, Historic City of Trogir
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Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

5
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza Maggiore and Santuario di Madonna di San Luca. Do some cultural sightseeing at Le mura di Lucca and Duomo di Pisa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bologna: Castello di Gradara (in Gradara), Cattolica (Altamarea Beach Village & Spiaggia Carmen 67) and Lido delle Nazioni (Bagno Aloha & Bagno Capo Hoorn). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, stroll through Gallanti Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bologna itinerary maker website.

Fly from Zadar to Bologna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Bologna, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence, Pisa, Comacchio, Lucca, Cattolica
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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Altamarea Beach Village ©
Altamarea Beach Village
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

4
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Escape the urban bustle at Parc National des Calanques and Calanque de Samena. Get a sense of the local culture at Carrieres des Lumieres and Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence), Cannes (Île Sainte-Marguerite & Le Suquet) and Musee Departemental Arles Antique (in Arles). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes, and examine the collection at Musee Fragonard.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marseille trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Bologna to Marseille in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Cannes, Calanques, Musee Fragonard, Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre
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Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Calanques ©
Calanques

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Vila Vella (Old Town). Explore hidden gems such as Fenals Beach and Parc de Montjuic. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Salou (Illuminated Fountain & Llevant Beach), Lloret Beach (in Lloret de Mar) and Playa de la Pineda (in La Pineda). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of El Born, admire the masterpieces at Casa Vicens, make a trip to Plaza de Cataluna, and visit La Barceloneta.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Marseille to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

L'Ametlla de Mar, Salou, Lloret de Mar, Playa de Arrabassada, Platja del Coco
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Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
Playa de la Pineda ©
Playa de la Pineda
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Acueduct of Segovia and Catedral Primada. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcazar of Segovia and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Venture out of the city with trips to Puerta de Bisagra (in Toledo), Avila (The Four Posts & The Walls of Avila) and Catedral de Segovia (in Segovia). And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, explore the world behind art at Museo Cerralbo, pause for some photo ops at Puerta de Alcala, and get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum of Spain.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: highs in Madrid hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia, Avila
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Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Scottish National Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Andrews Links and Linlithgow Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: St Andrews Cathedral (in St. Andrews), Leven Beach (in Leven) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Surgeons' Hall Museums, steep yourself in history at Georgian House, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip app.

You can fly from Madrid to Edinburgh in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Edinburgh is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Leeds.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Andrews, Linlithgow Palace, Leven Beach, Stirling Castle
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Scottish National Portrait Gallery ©
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace

5
nights
Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Liverpool Cathedral and York Bird of Prey Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Coal Mining Museum and Museum of Liverpool. Get out of town with these interesting Leeds side-trips: York (York Castle Museum & York City Walls), Whitby (199 Steps & Whitby Beach) and Sandsend Beach (in Sandsend). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Royal Armouries Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Charnwood Forest Alpacas, admire the natural beauty at Hardwick Hall and Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Leeds trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Leeds in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Leeds, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Whitby, Liverpool, York, Charnwood Forest Alpacas, York Bird of Prey Centre
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
National Coal Mining Museum ©
National Coal Mining Museum

8
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and The River Cam. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wallace Collection and Primrose Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial (in Cambridge), Hever Castle & Gardens (in Hever) and IWM Duxford (in Duxford). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Old Royal Naval College, wander the streets of Westminster, steep yourself in history at HMS Belfast, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the London route planner.

Take a train from Leeds to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Leeds in September: highs in London hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Oxford, Cambridge, Hever Castle & Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, IWM Duxford
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Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens

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