60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Montpellier, France
— 3 nights
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Avignon, France
— 5 nights
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Marseille, France
— 6 nights
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 8 nights
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 4 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 6 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
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Varenna, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lazise, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights

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Montpellier, France

— 3 nights
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montpellier: Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Promenade a Cheval La Marisma & Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau), Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes) and Seaquarium (in Le Grau-du-Roi). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Bertrand Bosc, explore the world behind art at Musee Fabre, soothe aching muscles at Hot Yoga Montpellier, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc Zoologique Henri de Lunaret.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Montpellier journey tool.

Barcelona, Spain to Montpellier is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. April in Montpellier sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Montpellier

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avignon, France

— 5 nights

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Avignon: Un Siecle de Roulottes (in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie), Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard) and La Tour des Beaumes (in Gordes). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, and examine the collection at Musee Angladon.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Avignon holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Avignon sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Marseille, France

— 6 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Cassis (Trolib, Calanque de Port-Miou, &more), Bandol (Sentier Littoral & Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales) and La Ciotat (Musee des Chantiers Naval & Route des Cretes). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, stroll around Park and Gardens of the Mediterranean, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame du Mai.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marseille attractions planner.

Drive from Avignon to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Marseille sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, France

— 4 nights

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grimaud (St Roch's Mill, Port Grimaud, &more) and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, see the interesting displays at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, and take in the awesome beauty at Montagne Sainte Victoire.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Nice, France

— 8 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Musee Picasso (in Antibes), Cannes (Lérins Islands & La Croisette) and La Petite Cave de Saint Paul (in St-Paul-de-Vence). Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, examine the collection at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and take some stellar pictures from Mt Boron.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nice road trip app.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Nice sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

— 4 nights
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace, play a few rounds at Monte Carlo Country Club, try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo, and explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo driving holiday planner.

Monte-Carlo is very close to Nice. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Geneva, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Anglais.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Monte-Carlo to Geneva in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Geneva when traveling from Monte-Carlo in May, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Beaches

Lausanne, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lausanne: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Montreux (Montreux Lakeside & Freddie Mercury Statue) and Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding). There's still lots to do: revel in the low prices at Ambra Minerals, go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lausanne trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Geneva to Lausanne in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Turin, Italy

— 6 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco), Travel Langhe Wine Tours (in Neive) and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Vezzolano (in Albugnano). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, make a trip to Piazza Castello, appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Risorgimento.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turin road trip planning app.

You can drive from Lausanne to Turin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Turin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 6 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Bergamo (Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, La Citta Alta, &more) and Como (Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, Cathedral of Como (Duomo), &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Milan day trip site.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Turin, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Varenna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Varenna, Italy

— 3 nights
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Varenna: Bellagio (Basilica di San Giacomo, I Giardini di Villa Melzi, &more), Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante) and Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello, Villa Carlotta, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero, and take in breathtaking views at Orrido di Bellano.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Varenna online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Varenna takes 1.5 hours. In May in Varenna, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lazise.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lazise, Italy

— 2 nights
Lazise is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km west of Venice and about 20km northwest of Verona. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa Termale Aquaria, don't miss a visit to Lungolago di Lazise, and then explore the activities along Lago di Garda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mura di Lazise, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borghetto sul Mincio, and then walk around Parco Giardino Sigurta.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lazise attractions planning tool.

Drive from Varenna to Lazise in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Lazise

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 5 nights

City of Romance

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Centro Storico, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Venice online attractions planner.

You can drive from Lazise to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Monaco travel guide

4.2
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.