60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 6 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Jordaan and Begijnhof. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Haarlem to see Frans Hals Museum about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. In January in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Hradcany, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip maker app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Prague reach 2°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Historic Center of Vienna and Schonbrunn Palace are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Belvedere Palace. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Schonbrunner Gardens, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and ponder the world of politics at Rathaus.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Shoes on the Danube Bank and Dohány Street Synagogue. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

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Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Istanbul, Turkey

— 4 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Basilica Cistern and Hagia Sophia Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Galata Tower. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul online visit planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Scrovegni Chapel are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of St. Anthony and Doge's Palace. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Arena di Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more) and Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site (in Padua). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Venice, with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena are in your itinerary. Centro Storico and Piazza della Signoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico & Piazza del Campo), Bologna (Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, Piazza Maggiore, &more) and Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in January, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Square. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Rome are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Casa Batllo. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Maspalomas, Spain

— 6 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas and Playa de Maspalomas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Las Canteras Beach and El Faro de Maspalomas. Change things up with these side-trips from Maspalomas: Telde (Playa de La Garita & Karapat Dive), Playa de Tasarte Beach (in Playa de Tasarte) and Area Recreativa de La Laguna (in Valleseco). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, wander the streets of Vegueta, get a dose of the wild on Walk In Gran Canaria - Day Tour, and experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria.

To find out how to plan a trip to Maspalomas, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Maspalomas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in February: high temperatures in Maspalomas hover around 24°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Park and National Palace of Pena and Bairro Alto. Explore hidden gems such as Quinta da Regaleira and Sintra National Palace. When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Castelo dos Mouros in Sintra, approximately Sintra away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the natural beauty at Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon holiday planner.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Maspalomas in February, with highs in Lisbon at 18°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 5 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Popular historic sites such as Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Sainte-Chapelle are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, stop by Le Marais, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris route app.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in February, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 9°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Grand Place and Atomium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. Step out of London to go to Waltham Abbey and see Coda Falconry, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Churchill War Rooms, walk around Hyde Park, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to London is minus 1 hour. In February in London, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip