60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
11
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
12
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
13
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
14
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Chicago, United States

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Trinity College Dublin. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle & Go With The Flow - River Adventures). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip planning app .

Chicago, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. In August, Dublin is a bit cooler than Chicago - with highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Gallery and Tower Bridge. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, walk around Hyde Park, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our London online journey planner .

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Luxembourg Gardens and Sainte-Chapelle. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

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
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and The Jordaan. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Walking tours
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stockholm Old Town and Stockholm City Hall. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Millesgarden, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Stockholm takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Stockholm when traveling from Amsterdam in September, with lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Skansen ©
Skansen

5
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Step off the beaten path and head to Savior on the Spilled Blood and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, find something for the whole family at Divo Ostrov, examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and stroll around Park And Gardens of Peterhof.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Moscow Standard Time is 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Peterhof Grand Palace ©
Peterhof Grand Palace

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beer Tastings & Tours and Katedrala Svateho Vita. Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague. In September, daytime highs in Prague are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Beer Tastings & Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Center of Vienna and Schonbrunner Gardens. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), don't miss a visit to Haus der Musik Wien, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens

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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Szechenyi Chain Bridge. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő, and pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip maker .

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Budapest are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in October, expect nights in Istanbul to be warmer, around 73°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Roman Forum. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome vacation website .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rome. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Istanbul in October, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) 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

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Siena. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa) and Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

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

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Magic Fountain (Font Magica) and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip site .

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 60°F in Barcelona. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Quinta da Regaleira and Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Park and National Palace of Pena about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Alfama, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Belém Tower.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) 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
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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