60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive
2
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
Fly
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train
5
York, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive
6
Bath, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly
7
Funchal, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly
8
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
9
Costa Adeje, Spain
— 7 nights
Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Playa Blanca
10
Playa Blanca, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Malaga
11
Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive
12
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
13
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
14
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
15
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
16
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
17
Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22

Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 21st (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd vacation app.

Brisbane, Australia to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Blaskogabyggd is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in November, things will get colder in Blaskogabyggd: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Popular historic sites such as Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and Hallgrimskirkja are in your itinerary. Perlan and National Museum of Iceland will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Make the 26th (Fri) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take a stroll through Laugavegur, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik day trip planning tool.

Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Irish Whiskey Museum, examine the collection at Dublinia, examine the collection at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Little Museum of Dublin, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Famine Sculptures. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary website.

Getting from Reykjavik to Dublin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. In November, Dublin is somewhat warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Rosslyn Chapel and Bamburgh Castle. Scottish National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of Scotland will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: The Alnwick Garden (in Alnwick), Stirling (Stirling Castle & National Wallace Monument) and Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, The Necropolis, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Edinburgh tour itinerary planner.

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. November in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beamish Museum and York Castle Museum. Appreciate the collections at York's Chocolate Story and Merseyside Maritime Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Whitby (Whitby Abbey & Whitby Harbour), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey, brush up on your military savvy at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the York trip itinerary planning website.

Take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in York, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Longleat and Bournemouth Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Blenheim Palace and Corfe Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Bristol (Clifton Suspension Bridge & Brunel's SS Great Britain), Oxford (Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology & Pitt Rivers Museum) and Winchester Cathedral (in Winchester). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Stourhead House and Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bath route planner.

You can drive from York to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Funchal, Portugal

— 3 nights
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
You'll get in some beach time at Ponta do Sol Beach and Vereda do Pesqueiro. Get outdoors at Off-Road Tours and Ponta de Sao Lourenco. Venture out of the city with trips to Ponta do Pargo (Vereda da Faja Grande & Capela Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte - Capela do Cabo), Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz) and Sao Jorge Watermill (in Sao Jorge). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro, learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge, take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao, and take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Funchal trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Bath to Funchal by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Vegueta, enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then stroll through Playa de Amadores, and finally stroll through Playa de Mogan.

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Maspalomas trip planner.

You can fly from Funchal to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Vilaflor and Faro del Porís. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa del Duque and Playa de las Teresitas. Venture out of the city with trips to Castillo de San Juan Bautista (Castillo Negro) (in Santa Cruz de Tenerife), MoringaPark Tenerife (in Guimar) and Playa de Alcala (in Guia de Isora). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa de las Vistas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa San Juan, contemplate the waterfront views at Los Cristianos Harbour, and appreciate the views at Masca Valley.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Costa Adeje trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Costa Adeje takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Costa Adeje are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Playa Blanca.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Playa Blanca, Spain

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at El Golfo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timanfaya Nationalpark, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Montana Bermeja, then Head underground at Los Hervideros, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Marina Rubicon. Here are some ideas for day two: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, steep yourself in history at Castillo de las Coloradas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Papagayo Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Quemada Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Bodega El Grifo - Museo del Vino.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Playa Blanca trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Costa Adeje to Playa Blanca in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Playa Blanca can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Playa Blanca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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.
You'll explore and learn at Automobile and Fashion Museum and Alcazaba. Get some cultural insight at Malaga Cathedral and Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village). Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena), La Carihuela (in Torremolinos) and Nerja (Balcony of Europe & Fundación Cueva de Nerja). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, explore the stunning scenery at El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro, make a trip to Puerto de Málaga, and look for all kinds of wild species at El Torcal de Antequera.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Malaga driving holiday planner.

Getting from Playa Blanca to Malaga by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Playa Blanca to Malaga due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Playa Blanca in December; daily highs in Malaga reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally take a stroll through Albayzin.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Granada trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in January, things will get little chillier in Granada: highs are around 14°C and lows about 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Turin.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Turin, Italy

— 2 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.
On the 4th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Superga, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, then make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, and finally examine the collection at Forte di Bard.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin holiday planning app.

You can fly from Granada to Turin in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Granada in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Turin, with highs around 6°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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.
Get some historical perspective at Centro Storico and Duomo di Pisa. Get a sense of the local culture at Campanile di Giotto and Torre del Mangia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino), Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena) and Lucca (St Martin Cathedral & Le mura di Lucca). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning site.

You can take a train from Turin to Florence in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Turin in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Peter's Square and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Pozzo di San Patrizio) and Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome road trip site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Naples, Italy

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 13th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Naples itinerary maker.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can 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.
On the 15th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, take in the history at Saluting Battery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally explore the galleries of Lascaris War Rooms. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Armier Bay Beach, steep yourself in history at St Mary's Chapel, then steep yourself in history at Mnajdra, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, and finally take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Valletta trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Naples to Valletta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Naples in January since evenings lows in Valletta dip to 11°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips