60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Buffalo, United States
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
9
Chania Town, Greece
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
11
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
13
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
14
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Buffalo, United States

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary maker tool .

Buffalo, USA to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Dublin is 5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Walking tours
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, and admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris route builder website .

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dublin in April, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

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
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (The Markt & Historic Centre of Brugge). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), browse the exhibits of Atomium, and contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels road trip planning app .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are little chillier, around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip site .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Hague
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Zoo. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take a stroll through Old Town Square, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Petřín.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Beer Tastings & Tours
Room Escape Games

5
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.
Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vienna online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Shoes on the Danube Bank. There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Koller Gallery ©
Koller Gallery
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

3
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. May in Istanbul sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

4
nights
Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Elafonissi Beach and Old Venetian Harbor. Change things up with these side-trips from Chania Town: Historical & Folklore Museum of Gavalochori (in Gavalochori), Rethymnon Old Town (in Rethymnon) and Kissamos (Nama&Flaski, Balos Lagoon, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Gorge Sarakina Meskla and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Start your trip to Chania Town by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Istanbul to Chania Town in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Chania Town is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in May; daily highs in Chania Town reach 77°F and lows reach 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kissamos, Gorge Sarakina Meskla, Historical & Folklore Museum of Gavalochori, Rethymnon Old Town, Elafonissi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor
Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Roman Forum. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Chania Town to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Food Tours
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Campo and Piazza della Signoria. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Siena Cathedral in Siena, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Florence travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to La Boqueria, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona vacation planning app .

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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 Room Escape Games and Catedral Primada. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Casa de Campo, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden, and admire the striking features of Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro).

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary website .

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Room Escape Games
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Park and National Palace of Pena and Alfama. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower, tour the water at your own pace with Lisbon by Boat, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

Plan a Lisbon trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. May in Lisbon sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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