60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
14
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and St Mark's Campanile. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Venice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in November: highs in Venice hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Walking tours

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Piazza della Signoria. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Wine Tours & Tastings

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 Roman Forum and Food Tours. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and admire the striking features of Vatican Museums.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome day trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In November in Rome, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

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

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip planner .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Barcelona are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, explore the activities along Retiro Park, and admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid online vacation planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, things will get little chillier in Madrid: highs are around 14°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Quinta da Regaleira and Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Castelo dos Mouros). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Belém Tower, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon online travel planner .

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in December; daily highs in Lisbon reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kilkenny Castle and Trinity College Dublin. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, walk around Phoenix Park, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in December: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 10°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to National Gallery and Hyde Park. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, and explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough 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
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Luxembourg Gardens and Île de la Cité. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, have some family-friendly fun at Wildness, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Jordaan and De Duif. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, take a stroll through Leidseplein, stroll around Vondelpark, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam route planner .

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 Lesser Town. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Prague journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Prague at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Czech Repubrick ©
Czech Repubrick
Beer Tastings & Tours
Room Escape Games

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Rathaus. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, find something for the whole family at Prater, and examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vienna holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the 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
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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 Shoes on the Danube and Liberty Statue. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

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You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Budapest are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Shoes on the Danube ©
Shoes on the Danube

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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 Food Tours and Sultanahmet District. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in January, you will find days in Istanbul are a bit warmer (10°C), and nights are much hotter (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Bosphorus Strait ©
Bosphorus Strait

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