60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights
Fly
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Paros, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry to Mykonos, Fly to Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Pucisca, Croatia
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Fly
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Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 4 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, admire the striking features of Amalienborg, and don't miss a visit to National Museum of Denmark.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip planner.

New Orleans, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New Orleans to Copenhagen. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Copenhagen: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, and explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Berlin online travel planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Berlin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Warsaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then don't miss a visit to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny).

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw online visit planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Warsaw sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Krakow, Poland

— 5 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Step out of Krakow to go to Oswiecim and see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Joseph.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. June in Krakow sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Vienna in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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 striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Budapest day trip website.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Istanbul, Turkey

— 7 nights

Queen of Cities

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in June, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Paros.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Paros, Greece

— 3 nights

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paros: Naxos Town (Naxos Art - Techni Store, Naos Tou Apollona - Portara, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, examine the collection at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., Head underground at Marathi Marble Quarries, and steep yourself in history at Lefkes.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paros sightseeing app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Paros in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Paros, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Paros

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Cavtat Old Town about 34 minutes away. On the 6th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Dedicate the 10th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik day trip site.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Paros to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Pucisca.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trip

Pucisca, Croatia

— 1 night
Pučišća is a coastal town and a municipality on the island of Brač in Croatia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and design of Pucisca Stonemasonry School.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pucisca travel planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Pucisca takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Castle, &more). Spend the 14th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Gornji Trg, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planning tool.

Getting from Pucisca to Ljubljana by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally contemplate the long history of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Venice is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Geneva.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Geneva, Switzerland

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Bern (Aare River, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more) and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Anglais, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Geneva trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Geneva in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in July, things will get slightly colder in Geneva: highs are around 81°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Bilbao.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bilbao, Spain

— 1 night

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bilbao trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Geneva to Bilbao in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Bilbao sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Tours · Wineries
Highlights from your trip

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Dedicate the 29th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, kick back and relax at Ondarreta Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull, and stroll through La Concha Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Beaches

Side Trip

Basque Country travel guide

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Art Museums · Beaches · Landmarks
Proud of its distinctive culture, the Basque Country is known to its local population as Euskadi or Euskal Herria, "Land of Basque Speakers." Widely regarded as one of the world’s best destinations for gastronomic itineraries, this region includes several major culinary centers, not the least of which is San Sebastián, known for its singular tapas or "pintxos," as the locals call them. The region’s big cities boast not only award-winning restaurants, but also numerous galleries, museums, and historical attractions. Beyond these urban centers, Basque culture thrives in villages dotting the rolling foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains, which are home to a multitude of world-class wineries and innovative cider cellars.