60 days in Europe & Ottawa Itinerary

60 days in Europe & Ottawa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
11
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
13
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h
14
Ottawa, Canada
— 13 nights
Fly + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
End: Toronto, Canada

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Sintra National Palace). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip site.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. While traveling from Toronto, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

4
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona vacation maker website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and stop by Trastevere.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning site.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Venice to Istanbul. In June, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Galata Tower ©
Galata Tower
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

3
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.
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, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in June, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and explore the galleries of Haus der Musik Wien.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planning website.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and stop by Lesser Town.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Vienna in June, plan for slightly colder days in Prague, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, and take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
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.
Explore London's surroundings by going to The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip maker site.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, The Cotswold Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Kilkenny (Go With The Flow - River Adventures & Kilkenny Castle). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dublin itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, Dublin is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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nights
Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, tour or see a game at Archery Games, and get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

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You can fly from Dublin to Ottawa in 12 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Dublin to Ottawa. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in July: high temperatures in Ottawa hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

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