60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
11
Paris, France
— 6 nights
12
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Silivri Sahili and Kisirkaya Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Hagia Sophia Museum and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Archaeological Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and examine the collection at The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Istanbul online trip planner.

Izmir to Istanbul is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Izmir in May, things will get a bit warmer in Istanbul: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Matthias Church and Citadel. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest road trip website.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in May, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna
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.
Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, explore the different monuments and memorials at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vienna online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Staromestske namesti and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Vitus Cathedral and Jewish Museum in Prague. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and explore the galleries of Lobkowicz Palace.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Prague holiday builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Prague are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Quinzano, Arena di Verona, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, Venice is somewhat warmer than Prague - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and Le mura di Lucca. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza della Signoria and Basilica of Santa Croce. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Duomo di Siena, &more) and Pisa (Duomo di Pisa & Leaning Tower of Pisa). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence online journey planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

5
nights
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 Vatican Museums for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borghese and Musei Capitolini. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa Adriana in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. You'll explore and learn at Joan Miro Foundation and Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona attractions planner.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Visit Park and National Palace of Pena and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima) and Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Sintra, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland. Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Old Town and Palace of Holyroodhouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling), Doune Castle (in Doune) and Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Edinburgh in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Lisbon in June, things will get a bit cooler in Edinburgh: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Glasgow
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

6
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Île de la Cité. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris visit planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Edinburgh to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Edinburgh in June; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
nights
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.
Groeningemuseum and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of Brugge and Atomium. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, Gruuthusemuseum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Body Worlds. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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