60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 1 night
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 5 nights
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rosenborg Castle and Kronborg. Get a sense of the local culture at Our Saviour's Church and Viking Ship Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek) and Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Botanical Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Chicago in June, things will get a bit cooler in Copenhagen: highs are around 67°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Tours

Side Trips

4
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Canals area. Van Gogh Museum and Nederlands Openluchtmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Old Church (in Delft) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey maker site.

Getting from Copenhagen to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

4
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sainte-Chapelle and Seine River. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at The Army Museum, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Lyon, France

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de l'Imprimerie de Lyon, and finally stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere de Loyasse, then explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, then get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon day trip site.

Getting from Paris to Lyon by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In June in Lyon, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Montpellier.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Montpellier, France

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Site archeologique Lattara - Musee Henri Prades, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame-des-Tables, admire the masterpieces at Espace Dominique Bagouet, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Fabre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee du Vieux Montpellier.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Montpellier day trip website.

Take a train from Lyon to Montpellier in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Montpellier are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Montpellier

Museums · Historic Sites

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Aix-en-Provence, France

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Carrieres des Lumieres. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amphitheatre (les Arenes) and Palais des Papes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Musee Departemental Arles Antique (in Arles), Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange) and Marseille (Le Vieux Port, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, take in panoramic vistas at Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée, and admire the striking features of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Aix-en-Provence road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Aix-en-Provence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Vieille Ville and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Saint-Paul de Vence and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes in Antibes (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of La cité médiévale, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Palais Lascaris.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Aix-en-Provence in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Milano and Il Cenacolo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at La Citta Alta and Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella), Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Basilica di Santa Anastasia, &more) and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (in Bergamo). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan travel route builder site.

You can drive from Nice to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Milan, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

5
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Le mura di Lucca and Castello di Monteriggioni. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Walls of Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni), Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana (in Siena) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Baptistery of St. John, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borghese and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Visit Colosseum and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and make a trip to St. Peter's Square.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome visit planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

3
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Venice, Italy

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.
Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Storico di Venezia and San Giorgio Maggiore. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and wander the streets of Dorsoduro.

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You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, explore the world behind art at Tiporenesansa, contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, then visit Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, see the interesting displays at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

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Getting from Venice to Ljubljana by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Matthias Church and Heroes' Square. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Danube River, and step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Budapest online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

4
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Vienna, Austria

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. Belvedere Palace and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, and explore the world behind art at Albertina.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Staromestske namesti and St Barbara's Church will appeal to history buffs. Lobkowicz Palace and Castle Kacina will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Prague: Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost (in Terezin) and Sedlec Ossuary (in Kutna Hora). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Narodni Galerie Praha, stop by Hradcany, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Prague trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

5
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Berlin, Germany

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.
Popular historic sites such as Memorial of the Berlin Wall and East Side Gallery are in your itinerary. Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Palace of Tears will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Sanssouci Palace (in Potsdam) and Dresden (Procession of Princes, Frauenkirche Dresden, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and contemplate the long history of Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips