60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Tallinn
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 5 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 4 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia

A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Tallinn is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, walk around Kadriorg Park, see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and explore the galleries of Kadriorg Palace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tallinn trip planner.

Durham, UK to Tallinn is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Durham to Tallinn. In September, daytime highs in Tallinn are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:

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Riga, Latvia

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), steep yourself in history at House of the Black Heads, take a peaceful walk through Dzintari Forest Park, and pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Riga itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Riga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Riga sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Explore Vilnius' surroundings by going to Trakai (Kenesa & Trakai Island Castle Museum). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, admire the natural beauty at Bernardine Gardens, see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilnius online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:

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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy).

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Warsaw online day trip planner.

You can fly from Vilnius to Warsaw in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

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Krakow, Poland

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Krakow: Rusinowa Polana (in Tatra National Park) and Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau (in Oswiecim). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow road trip site.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Krakow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:

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Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of the Jewish Community, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get a new perspective on nature at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bucharest using our trip planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Bucharest in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Krakow to Bucharest. While traveling from Krakow, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bucharest, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Tours · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Step out of Sofia to go to Rila and see Rila Monastery, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church, and pause for some photo ops at Saint Sofia Monument.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sofia trip maker site.

You can fly from Bucharest to Sofia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Sofia are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

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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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Budapest using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Budapest. While traveling from Sofia, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 5:

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trnava (St. Nicholas Basilica, Archbishop's Palace, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, steep yourself in history at Devin Castle, make a trip to Slavin War Memorial, and admire the landmark architecture of The old Slovak National Theater.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, try out the rides at Prater, explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, and see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vienna tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vienna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 15:

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Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Lake Bohinj, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bled online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Vienna to Bled in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bled are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Hallstatt (Salzwelten Hallstatt & Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary site.

Getting from Bled to Salzburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Staromestske namesti, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Prague vacation planning site.

Getting from Salzburg to Prague by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:

Estonia travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
Baltic Tiger
Small in size but big in character, the proud nation of Estonia manages to pack historical cities, swathes of charming countryside, a picturesque coastline, and rugged islands into a relatively small amount of space. Thanks to its compactness, visitors can easily travel between the many tourist attractions the country has to offer. Although just a stone's throw away from Finland, Latvia, and Russia, Estonia boasts its own distinct culture, evident in the country's cuisine, music, and traditions. This vibrant nation emerged from over 40 years of Soviet rule to be one of the most economically successful of the European Union's eastern members and is leading the way in tech industries.

Latvia travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Specialty Museums · History Museums
Nestled between Estonia and Lithuania, Latvia has a small but developing tourist industry and the country is authentic and welcoming. The Baltic coast stretches 500 km (310 mi) along Latvia's northern border, and lush green forests cover nearly half of the country. Founded in 1918, Latvia was occupied by both the Nazis and the Soviet Union, who incorporated the country and did not restore independence until 1991. Due to centuries of foreign rule, the country boasts a mix of ethnic backgrounds, while maintaining the Latvian language. With cosmopolitan Riga as the capital, Latvia offers a mix of urban excitement and rural nature.

Lithuania travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings
Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.

Poland travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Romania travel guide

4.3
Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.

Bulgaria travel guide

4.3
Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks.

Hungary travel guide

4.1
Historic Sites · Thermal Spas · Government Buildings
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations. 

Slovakia travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Slovenia travel guide

4.3
Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.