60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Hobart, Australia
Fly:  30​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Hobart, Australia

4
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.
Do your shopping at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Colosseum. Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and St. Peter's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome tour builder tool .

Hobart, Australia to Rome is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hobart to Rome is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Hobart in March, expect Rome to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Relax by the water at Piazza Maggiore and Uffizi Galleries. Your inner history buff will appreciate Siena Cathedral and Historic Centre of San Gimignano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa) and Piazza del Campo (in Siena). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence route planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Piazza Maggiore, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

3
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.
Head to Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familiafor some retail therapy. You'll get in some beach time at El Barri Gòtic and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and walk around Parc Guell.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder site .

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Walls of Avila and Templo de Debod. Prado National Museum and Catedral Primada are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Casco Historico de Toledo in Toledo, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, wander the streets of Gran Via, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary builder app .

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in March, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Toledo, The Walls of Avila
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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 get in some beach time at Cabo da Roca and Belém Tower. You'll explore and learn at Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo de S. Jorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Palacio Nacional de Sintra, Quinta da Regaleira, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon journey planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Madrid in March, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
Highlights from your plan
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Shop till you drop at Irish Whiskey Museum and Kilmainham Gaol. You'll get in some beach time at Guinness Storehouse and National Gallery of Ireland. Take a break from Dublin with a short trip to Kilkenny Castle in Kilkenny, about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Little Museum of Dublin, wander the streets of Grafton Street, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and make a trip to Temple Bar.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in March: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Irish Whiskey Museum ©
Irish Whiskey Museum

5
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Gustamps and Natural History Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. When in London, make a side trip to see The Lanes in Brighton, approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Westminster Abbey, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and explore the world behind art at Tate Modern.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the London tour itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
Highlights from your plan
Gustamps ©
Gustamps
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
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.
Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and stroll through Île de la Cité.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris online travel route planner .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Paris are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Let the collections at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Gemeentemuseum Den Haag) and Rotterdam (Markthal & Rotterdam Centraal Station). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Rotterdam, Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Katedrala Svateho Vita and Hradcany. You'll get in some beach time at StaromEstske namEsti and Prague Astronomical Clock. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Prague Zoo.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Prague day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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.
Shop till you drop at Historic Center of Vienna and Belvedere Palace. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Schonbrunn Palace. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Melk Abbey in Melk, about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the striking features of Rathaus, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Vienna attractions planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Vienna are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Halaszbastya and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Matthias Church and House of Terror Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Hősök tere, and explore the activities along Danube River.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Budapest online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Budapest are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get some historical perspective at Topkapi Palace and Suleymaniye Cami . Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), browse the different shops at Viaport Marina, and take a stroll through Taksim Square.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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