60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Bordeaux, France
— 4 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 4 nights
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Zaragoza, Spain
— 4 nights
Train to Madrid, Fly to Porto
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Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 4 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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 these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, visit Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. While traveling from London, 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 12th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Bordeaux, France

— 4 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Explore Bordeaux's surroundings by going to La Rochelle (Vieux Port & Aquarium La Rochelle) and La Grande Dune du Pilat (in Pyla-sur-Mer). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, don't miss a visit to Place du Parlement, admire the striking features of La Cite du Vin, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bordeaux online travel route builder.

Getting from Paris to Bordeaux by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. July in Bordeaux sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Toulouse.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Toulouse, France

— 4 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Change things up with these side-trips from Toulouse: Carcassonne Center (Cathar Castles, Eglise Saint-Nazaire, &more), Gouffre de Padirac (in Padirac) and Cite Religieuse (in Rocamadour). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Church of Les Jacobins, take in the pleasant sights at Place Saint-Georges, ponder the world of politics at Theatre du Capitole, and don't miss a visit to Le Capitole.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Toulouse online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Toulouse takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zaragoza, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zaragoza: Alquezar (Pasarelas del Vero & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours) and Huesca (Casita De Blancanieves & Mirador del Rio Vero). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Emoz, contemplate the long history of Casco Antiguo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, and pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zaragoza travel website.

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Zaragoza takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Toulouse in July, expect nights in Zaragoza to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Porto, Portugal

— 4 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Dedicate the 26th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, and don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Porto route builder site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Zaragoza to Porto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zaragoza to Porto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zaragoza in July, expect Porto to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lisbon, Portugal

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

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 (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lisbon tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Segovia (La Muralla de Segovia, Acueduct of Segovia, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, walk around Parque del Retiro, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel.

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

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: highs in Madrid hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Valencia, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valencia: Tunel del Castillo (in Denia), Playa de Levante (in Benidorm) and Castillo de Santa Barbara (in Alicante). There's still lots to do: get curious at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Valencia tour itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Madrid to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Valencia: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Barcelona day trip planning app.

Fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Marseille, France

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence), Cannes (Le Suquet & La Croisette) and Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, stroll around Le Palais de Justice, and take a stroll through The Panier.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille tour planning tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Marseille by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in August since evenings lows in Marseille dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Genoa, Italy

— 4 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Explore Genoa's surroundings by going to Vernazza (Vernazza & Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church), Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza (in Monterosso al Mare). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, don't miss a visit to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, and wander the streets of Boccadasse.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Genoa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Genoa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rome day trip site.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more) and Padua (University of Padova, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Tecla, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, see La Casa Maledetta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Balzarini.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Fun & Games · Nightlife