60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour planner

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Costa Adeje, Spain
— 7 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
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Zaragoza, Spain
— 3 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
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Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Iceland and Perlan. Explore hidden gems such as Thingvellir National Park and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Strokkur (in Geysir) and Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd). Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take a stroll through Laugavegur, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Reykjavik is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in November, with highs in Reykjavik at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 26th (Fri), take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, see the interesting displays at Irish Whiskey Museum, then see the interesting displays at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, then examine the collection at The Little Museum of Dublin, and finally appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Teeling Whiskey Distillery, then see the interesting displays at Dublinia, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dublin day trip app.

Getting from Reykjavik to Dublin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Reykjavik in November, with highs in Dublin at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Rosslyn Chapel and National Wallace Monument will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Bamburgh Castle and The Necropolis. Venture out of the city with trips to The Alnwick Garden (in Alnwick), Berwick Museum & Art Gallery (in Berwick upon Tweed) and Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Buchanan Street, &more). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh travel tool.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

York, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Get some historical perspective at Fountains Abbey and Durham Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as The York Dungeon and Scarborough Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Lincoln (Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral, &more), Whitby Abbey (in Whitby) and Beamish Museum (in Beamish). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the York trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bath, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Winchester Cathedral and Oxford Castle & Prison will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Wells Cathedral and HMS Victory. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Longleat (in Warminster), The Tank Museum (in Bovington) and Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, and contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bath visit planner.

Drive from York to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Costa Adeje, Spain

— 7 nights
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Get some cultural insight at Vilaflor and Faro del Porís. Explore hidden gems such as Playa de las Vistas and Cueva del Viento. Explore Costa Adeje's surroundings by going to Playa de Alcala (in Guia de Isora), Beach Chica (in Santiago del Teide) and Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Playa de las Teresitas & Castillo de San Juan Bautista (Castillo Negro)). The adventure continues: stroll through Playa San Juan, appreciate the views at Masca Valley, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Pinta, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Tenerife Monkey Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Costa Adeje online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Bath to Costa Adeje takes 7.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Costa Adeje are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Maspalomas, Spain

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 22nd (Wed), stroll through Playa de Maspalomas, explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, and finally take a stroll through Vegueta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palmitos Park, and then enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Maspalomas tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 1 night

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then steep yourself in history at Royal Chapel of Granada, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and finally wander the streets of Albayzin.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Granada trip site.

Getting from Maspalomas to Granada by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maspalomas to Granada. Traveling from Maspalomas in December, you will find days in Granada are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are cooler (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Malaga, Spain

— 3 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcazaba and Malaga Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Automobile and Fashion Museum and El Torcal de Antequera. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Puente Nuevo (in Ronda), Balcony of Europe (in Nerja) and Benalmadena (Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village) & Parque De La Paloma). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of La Carihuela, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Malaga tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in December, things will get a bit warmer in Malaga: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zaragoza, Spain

— 3 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.
Let the collections at Casa Natal de Goya and Museo del Grabado de Goya capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Palacio de la Aljaferia and El Tubo. Get out of town with these interesting Zaragoza side-trips: Iglesia de San Blas (in Anento), Iglesia de Santo Domingo (in Daroca) and Calatayud (El Museo de Calatayud & Museo de La Dolores). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zaragoza trip planner.

You can take a train from Malaga to Zaragoza in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Malaga in December; daily highs in Zaragoza reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Turin.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palazzo Reale and Il Cenacolo. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galata Museo del Mare and Museo Egizio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Forte di Bard (in Bard), La Citta Alta (in Bergamo) and Piazza del Duomo (in Milan). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turin trip tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Zaragoza to Turin in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Zaragoza in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Turin, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Bologna, Italy

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, don't miss a visit to Piazza Maggiore, admire the striking features of Fontana del Nettuno, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Petronio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, then steep yourself in history at Castello Estense, and finally examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bologna online trip builder.

Getting from Turin to Bologna by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Bologna, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo Nazionale del Bargello and Baptistery of St. John. Get some historical perspective at Centro Storico and Piazza della Signoria. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Lucca (Piazza Anfiteatro & Le mura di Lucca), Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano) and Pisa (Duomo di Pisa & Leaning Tower of Pisa). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Mercato Centrale, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bologna in January: high temperatures in Florence hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Italy

— 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, then make a trip to Piazza del Campo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Siena.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Siena trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Siena sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

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.
Visit Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio), Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica) and Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Pozzo di San Patrizio). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome planner.

Getting from Siena to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Rome, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Naples, Italy

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 14th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Naples online trip builder.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Valletta, Malta

— 3 nights

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): expand your understanding of the military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, take in the history at Saluting Battery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally take in the history at Lascaris War Rooms. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Armier Bay Beach, contemplate the long history of St Mary's Chapel, then delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, then get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, and finally take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Valletta trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Valletta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Naples in January, Valletta is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips