60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
11
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
12
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
13
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
14
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Anfiteatro de Tarragona and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Girona Cathedral (Catedral). Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol) (in Pubol), Peratallada (in Peratallada) and Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello). There's much more to do: take a stroll through El Born, visit Las Ramblas, get to know the fascinating history of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip tool.

Milan, Italy to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Milan in April, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Tarragona, Girona, Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol), Peratallada, Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona
Girona Cathedral (Catedral) ©
Girona Cathedral (Catedral)

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Park and National Palace of Pena and Centro Historico de Evora. Your inner history buff will appreciate Quinta da Regaleira and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Evora (Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), &more), Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Castelo dos Mouros) and Palacio Nacional de Mafra (in Mafra). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Alfama, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lisbon holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Evora, Sintra, Palacio Nacional de Mafra, National Palace of Queluz
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 11:
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Beer Tastings & Tours and Chester Beatty. Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Donore (Bru na Boinne & Newgrange), Shankill Beach (in Shankill) and Trim Castle (in Trim). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Powerscourt Gardens and House, and get engrossed in the history at Dublinia.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In April, Dublin is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Donore, Shankill Beach, The Mill at Avoca Village, Trim Castle, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Greenwich and Wallace Collection. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Bateman's (in Burwash), Battle Abbey and Battlefield (in Battle) and Scotney Castle Garden (in Lamberhurst). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Big Ben, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April in London, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bateman's, Bodiam Castle, Battle Abbey and Battlefield, Scotney Castle Garden
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 20:
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Sainte-Chapelle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Ile Saint-Louis. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau of Vincennes, Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 25:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

5
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.
Relax by the water at Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee and Strand van Wijk aan Zee. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and The Jordaan. Venture out of the city with trips to Delft (Old Church & Nieuwe Kerk), Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and Utrecht (St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, Canals area, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the long history of Defence Line of Amsterdam.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online trip maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Utrecht, Delft, Strand van Wijk aan Zee, Zaanse Schans
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 30:
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Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and Lesser Town. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Vitus Cathedral and Czech Repubrick. When in Prague, make a side trip to see Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost in Terezin, approximately Terezin away. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, see the interesting displays at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, and brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Prague tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Lesser Town
Lesser Town

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Stephen's Cathedral and The Hofburg. Change things up with these side-trips from Vienna: Wachau Valley (in Joching), KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen (in Mauthausen) and Melk Abbey (in Melk). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Duernstein, stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna holiday builder site.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Wachau Valley, KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, Burgruine Duernstein, Melk Abbey
Find places to stay May 3 — 7:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Matthias Church. Shoes on the Danube Bank and Liberty Statue will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Budapest to Esztergom to see Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In May in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
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Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Areas of Istanbul and Topkapi Palace. Get a sense of the local culture at Suleymaniye Cami and Chora Museum. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Archaeological Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Fatih Mosque and Complex.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip website.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Acropolis of Athens and Fortress Palamidi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Hephaestus and Plaka. Venture out of the city with trips to Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Lion Gate) and Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Athens travel planning website.

You can fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in May: high temperatures in Athens hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Mycenae, Nafplio
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Cupola di San Pietro. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

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

Fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 19 — 24:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and The Baptistery of St. John. Get a sense of the local culture at Montecatini Alto and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica of San Frediano (in Lucca), Greve in Chianti (Castello di Verrazzano & Montefioralle Winery) and Pisa (Knights’ Square, Duomo di Pisa, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, learn about winemaking at Poggio Amorelli, and tour or see a show at Palazzo Strozzi.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence route planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Pisa, Greve in Chianti, Monteriggioni, Poggio Amorelli
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Montecatini Alto ©
Montecatini Alto
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Giorgio Maggiore and Cannaregio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (University of Padova, Basilica di Santa Giustina, &more), Castello del Catajo (in Battaglia Terme) and Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca (in Torcello). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice planning website.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Padua, Castello del Catajo, Casa del Petrarca, Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

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