60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
Train
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Colmar, France
— 5 nights
Train
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Train
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Train
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Nova Ponente, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Candido, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly
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Stavanger, Norway
— 5 nights
Fly to Luleå Airport, Drive to Boden
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Boden, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Drive to Luleå Airport, Fly to Bodø Airport, Drive to Leknes
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Leknes, Norway
— 5 nights
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Drive to Bodø Airport, Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Borgarnes
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Borgarnes, Iceland
— 1 night
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— 6 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport

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Paris, France

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.
To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris online trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to Colmar.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites

Colmar, France

— 5 nights

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colmar: Domaine Albert Seltz (in Mittelbergheim), Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller) and Domaine Hubert METZ (in Blienschwiller). The adventure continues: make a trip to Old Town, explore the world behind art at Musée d'Unterlinden, take a stroll through Little Venice, and see the interesting displays at Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Colmar driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Paris to Colmar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Colmar are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Colmar

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 5 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Lucerne (Jesuitenkirche, Bourbaki Panorama, &more) and Zurich (Lake Zurich & Musee Visionnaire Zurich). There's much more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, stop by UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus).

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken online holiday planner.

You can drive from Colmar to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Colmar in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Interlaken: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

— 5 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lauterbrunnen: Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael (in Raron), Riederalp (Riederalp & Villa Cassel) and Spiezer Rundwanderweg (in Spiez). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, get outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A., and admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen tour itinerary website.

Lauterbrunnen is very close to Interlaken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 5 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Venture out of the city with trips to Les Mines De Sel De Bex (in Bex) and Les Bains de Lavey (in Lavey-les-Bains). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, cast your line with Fly Fish Zermatt, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt holiday maker tool.

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nova Ponente.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Nova Ponente, Italy

— 5 nights
Explore Nova Ponente's surroundings by going to Lago di Tovel (in Tuenno), Chiesa di San Vigilio (Pez) (in Cles) and Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo).

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nova Ponente day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Nova Ponente takes 6.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Nova Ponente can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Candido.

Things to do in Nova Ponente

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

San Candido, Italy

— 5 nights
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. Explore San Candido's surroundings by going to Lago di Braies (in Braies), Auronzo di Cadore (Chiesetta a Maria Ausiliatrice, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, &more) and Lago di Sorapiss (in Cortina d'Ampezzo). There's still lots to do: walk around Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dobbiaco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia di San Nicolo di Prato alla Drava, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero della Parrocchia di San Candido.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Candido trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Nova Ponente to San Candido in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Austria

— 5 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Take a break from Hallstatt with a short trip to Traunsee in Gmunden, about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Hallstatter See, take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt road trip planning website.

Getting from San Candido to Hallstatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Stavanger, Norway

— 5 nights

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Get out of town with these interesting Stavanger side-trips: Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge (in Jorpeland) and Dalsnuten (in Sandnes). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology (Arkeologisk Museum), take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate, and take in the exciting artwork at Touscene.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stavanger road trip website.

Fly from Hallstatt to Stavanger in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Stavanger, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Boden.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boden, Sweden

— 5 nights
Boden is a locality and the seat of Boden Municipality in Norrbotten County, Sweden with 18,277 inhabitants in 2010. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boden: Storforsens Naturreservat (in Alvsbyn), Storforsen (in Vidsel) and Jokkmokk (Ajtte Museum & Jokkmokks Fjalltradgard). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Rodbergsfortet, see the interesting displays at Havremagasinet, learn about all things military at Forsvarsmuseum Boden, and cool off at Nordpoolen.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Boden trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Stavanger to Boden with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Boden

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Leknes, Norway

— 5 nights
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leknes: Svolvaer (Fishing Charters & Tours & Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum), Nusfjord Fishing Village (in Nusfjord) and The Lofoten Aquarium (in Kabelvag). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, admire all the interesting features of Uttakleiv Beach, look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Leknes trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boden to Leknes. When traveling from Boden in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Leknes, with highs around 54°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Iceland

— 1 night
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Puppet Museum of Bruduheimar, stroll through Aurora Borealis, take an in-depth tour of The Settlement Center, then see the interesting displays at Borgarnes Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Grábrók Volcano, and finally admire the sheer force of Glanni Waterfall.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Borgarnes day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Leknes to Borgarnes. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Leknes to Borgarnes due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Borgarnes are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grundarfjorour, Iceland

— 6 nights
Explore Grundarfjorour's surroundings by going to Snaefellsbaer (Bjarnarfoss & Cave Vatnshellir), Budir Church (in Budir) and Gatklettur (in Arnarstapi). Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grundarfjorour journey tool.

Traveling by car from Borgarnes to Grundarfjorour takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nordland travel guide

3.9
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Beaches
Best known for the surrounding natural scenery, Norland features a landscape of steep mountains near the sea and flat lowlands. Heavily reliant on tourism, the county also boasts thriving fishing and offshore petroleum industries. Norland possesses one of the least polluted coastal areas in Europe and offers easy access to the World Heritage-listed archipelago of over 6,000 islands, which are recognized for preserving the simple and sustainable way of life practiced by Norway's fishermen for over a thousand years. The county also serves as the gateway for the famous Lofoten Islands, known for their picture-perfect fishing villages, deep fjords, and tall peaks.