60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Ottawa, Canada
plane:  13​h 30​min
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Leeds, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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train + taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
9
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
12
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
13
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
14
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
15
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
16
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  8​h 30​min
17
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
18
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Ottawa, Canada

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Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Oswald's Church, steep yourself in history at Saltaire Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirkstall Abbey, then admire the natural beauty at Tropical World, and finally stroll around Roundhay Park. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Thackray Medical Museum, contemplate the long history of Guiseley Well, then walk around Golden Acre Park, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Adel Dam Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Leeds attractions planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Leeds is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. While traveling from Ottawa, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Leeds, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Leeds

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Saltaire Village
Highlights from your plan
Tropical World ©
Tropical World
Saltaire Village ©
Saltaire Village
Adel Dam Nature Reserve ©
Adel Dam Nature Reserve

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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.
On the 11th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Tower of London, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and then step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London holiday site .

Getting from Leeds to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then wander the streets of Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Paris visit website .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Serres Royales De Laeken, examine the collection at Atomium, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brussels route planning app .

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Walplein, take in the spiritual surroundings of De Vos Almshouse (Godshuis de Vos), appreciate the extensive heritage of Beguinage (Begijnhof), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerusalem Chapel & Adornes Domain.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip planner .

Take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
Church of Our Lady Bruges ©
Church of Our Lady Bruges
The Jerusalem Chapel & Adornes Domain ©

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the activities along Singel, then steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then browse the collection at OBA Library of Amsterdam, then take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam online trip builder .

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Singel ©
Singel
De Duif ©
De Duif

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get in touch with nature at Rhinluch and Strandbar Mitte. Get a sense of the local culture at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, wander the streets of Savignyplatz, and don't miss a visit to Potsdamer Platz.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Berlin online road trip planner .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Rhinluch
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schloss Neuschwanstein and Alte Pinakothek. Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asam Church, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and admire the landmark architecture of Heiliggeistkirche.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munich route website .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Munich are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
On the 25th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Devin Castle, wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina). Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, then get a taste of the local shopping with Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Cerveny Kamen Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bratislava day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Munich to Bratislava takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Cerveny Kamen Castle, St. John the Baptist Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Halaszbastya and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Margaret Island and Nemzeti Botanikus Kert. Venture out of the city with trips to Fenyes Education Trail of Tata (in Tata) and Prehistoric Man Exhibition (in Vertesszolos). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Citadel, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sas Hill Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Budapest itinerary planner.

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Prehistoric Man Exhibition, Fenyes Education Trail of Tata, Nemzeti Botanikus Kert
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 31st (Sun), admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Stavropoleos Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Patriarchal Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bucharest trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Budapest to Bucharest by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Bucharest due to the time zone difference. In May in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Acropolis Museum and Citadel and Treasury of Atreus. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis of Athens and Fortress Palamidi. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Mycenae (Lion Gate & Archaeological Site Mycenae). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Plaka, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and delve into the distant past at Erechtheion.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens holiday builder .

You can fly from Bucharest to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bucharest in May, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mycenae, Fortress Palamidi
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Walls of Dubrovnik. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Prijeko street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominican Monastery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Dubrovnik takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik. In June, Dubrovnik is little chillier than Athens - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Roman Forum for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore), Villa d'Este (in Tivoli) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome travel route site .

Fly from Dubrovnik to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Cascata delle Marmore, Duomo di Orvieto, Villa d'Este
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli ©
Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza della Signoria and Abbazia di San Galgano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa) and Eremo di Montesiepi (in Chiusdino). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence day trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chiusdino, Duomo di Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

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St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
Get in touch with nature at Marmites des geants and Lake St. Moritz. Step off the beaten path and head to Schloss Tarasp and Piz Nair. Venture out of the city with trips to Landwasser Viaduct (in Filisur) and Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair (in Mustair). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Engadine Museum, explore the world behind art at Berry Museum, make a trip to Chesa Futura, and get great views at Muottas Muragl.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the St. Moritz route website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Florence to St. Moritz. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in June: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Landwasser Viaduct, Marmites des geants, Schloss Tarasp, Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair
Highlights from your plan
Piz Nair ©
Piz Nair
Schloss Tarasp ©
Schloss Tarasp
Landwasser Viaduct ©
Landwasser Viaduct

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish church of St Mauritius, then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, head outdoors with Alpine Adventures Zermatt, then take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, and finally snap pictures at Hangebrucke.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from St. Moritz to Zermatt takes 8.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Adventure Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alpine Adventures Zermatt (Fly Zermatt) ©
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen
Intercontinental Church Society ©
Intercontinental Church Society

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Sulpice (Eglise de St-Sulpice), then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, then examine the collection at Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Basilica. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musee Ariana, enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, then admire the masterpieces at Collections Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient, and finally take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. June in Geneva sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Highlights from your plan
Musee Ariana ©
Musee Ariana
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice ©
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Vieille Ville and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine. Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Palais Lascaris are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and Basilica St. Michel (in Menton). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice trip app .

Getting from Geneva to Nice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Geneva in June, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Menton, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Ville medieval, Villa Kerylos, Tete de Chien
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Explore hidden gems such as Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and walk around Parc Guell.

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

Fly from Nice to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Barcelona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some historical perspective at The Walls of Avila and Plaza Mayor. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Catedral de Segovia and Alcazar de Segovia. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to The Four Posts in Avila--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, and steep yourself in history at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid route planning site .

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Segovia, Avila
Highlights from your plan
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia
Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 5th (Sun), take a stroll through Alfama, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina ), and finally contemplate the long history of Belém Tower.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Madrid in July, with highs in Lisbon at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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