60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  28 h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Eger, Hungary
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Zagreb, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
10
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  3 h 30 min
11
Chania Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
12
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 30 min
13
Bucharest, Romania
— 7 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  28 h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

6
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Budapest is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Budapest is minus 11 hours. When traveling from Auckland in June, plan for much warmer days in Budapest, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

5
nights
Eger, Hungary

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Eger is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nagy-Eged Mountain, learn about winemaking at Kovacs Nimrod Winery, and see the interesting displays at Egri Road Beatles Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Eger day trip tool.

You can take a bus from Budapest to Eger in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Eger are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tokaj Wine Region
Highlights from your plan
Bolyki Pinceszet ©
Bolyki Pinceszet
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Dobo Square ©
Dobo Square

5
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, see Mystery Dinner, browse the exhibits of Devin Castle, and snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most).

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bratislava journey planning website.

You can drive from Eger to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
New Bridge (Novy Most) ©
New Bridge (Novy Most)

5
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get your game on at Karting Arena Zagreb, and admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zagreb online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Zagreb sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Fun & Games Tours
Highlights from your plan
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
Karting Arena Zagreb ©
Karting Arena Zagreb
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

5
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Bled Island, &more) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 28th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

5
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Zoo Station Bol (in Bol), Hvar (Franciscan Monastery, Spanjola, &more) and Jaksic Gallery (in Donji Humac). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, stroll around Marjan Park, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Split day trip planner.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Split sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hvar, Zoo Station Bol, Jaksic Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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 Ston to see Stonske zidine - Ulaz about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Town, steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Stonske zidine - Ulaz
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

3
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kotor is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, head off the coast to Island of Saint George, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and take a memorable drive along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kotor trip planner.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, Kotor is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Perast, Dobrota, Mount Vrmac
Highlights from your plan
Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen ©
Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Lion Gate (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Lion of Bavaria, Nauplion Promenade, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take a stroll through Plaka, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kotor to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kotor to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kotor in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nafplio, Lion Gate
Highlights from your plan
Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©
Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chania Town: Reptisland (in Melidoni), Rethymnon (Rethymnon Old Town & Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno) and Astrikas Estate Biolea (in Astrikas). There's much more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chania Town trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Athens to Chania Town in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Souda, Reptisland, Astrikas Estate Biolea
Highlights from your plan
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor

1
night
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, then contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, and finally make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Thessaloniki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Chania Town to Thessaloniki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July in Thessaloniki, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

7
nights
Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Explore Bucharest's surroundings by going to Snagov Club - Pool Bar (in Snagov), Neagra Bison Reservation (in Bucsani) and Mogosoaia Palace (in Mogosoaia). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, explore the world behind art at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bucharest road trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Thessaloniki to Bucharest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in July, Bucharest is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Snagov Club - Pool Bar, Neagra Bison Reservation, Mogosoaia Palace
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Muzeul National al Satului
Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti"
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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