60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Hyeres, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  8​h
6
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
subway + train:  3​h
7
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 Belém Tower and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Quinta da Regaleira, & more). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Rossio Square, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planning website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lisbon is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lisbon, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

5
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.
Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at National Gallery of Ireland and Grafton Street. Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny Castle (in Kilkenny), Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin day trip 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 October: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 16°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Curracloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

5
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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online holiday planner .

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La plage and Plage de Jean Blanc. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste and Vieille Ville. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyeres: Plage d'Aiguebelle (in Le Lavandou), Plage des Marines (in Cogolin) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Plage de Sylvabelle and stroll through Plage noire du Langoustier.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres online day trip planner .

You can fly from Paris to Hyeres in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Hyeres reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Le Lavandou, Plage des Marines, Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
La plage ©
La plage

5
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Croisette and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rue d'Antibes and Vieille Ville. Venture out of the city with trips to River Rafting & Tubing (in Breil-sur-Roya), Nice (Palais Lascaris & Avenue Jean Medecin) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands, contemplate the long history of Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, stop by VinAzur - Vins de provence, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Chateau.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cannes trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Cannes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Nice, Plage du Chateau, River Rafting & Tubing, VinAzur - Vins de provence, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Highlights from your plan
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di castiglione and Fornillo. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara).

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Ravello online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Cannes to Ravello takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cannes in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia Lannio, Spiaggia di Atrani
Highlights from your plan
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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.
Visiting Catacombe di San Callisto and Colle del Gianicolo will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and The Baptistery of St. John. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence vacation maker tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello del Trebbio, Guardastelle Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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 Imperial Palace (Hofburg) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Dorotheumfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at The Third Man Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vienna route planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in November, things will get a bit cooler in Vienna: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Appreciate the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). For shopping fun, head to Andrassy Avenue or Vaci Street. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Budapest

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

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Skansen and Fotografiska Stockholm. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Drottningholm Palace, take an in-depth tour of Nordiska museet, explore the world behind art at Magasin 3, and walk around Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stockholm online road trip planner .

Getting from Budapest to Stockholm by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Budapest in November, you will find days in Stockholm are little chillier (6°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Savior on the Spilled Blood and Russian Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, see the interesting displays at The Shadow Museum, don't miss a visit to Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), and take in the exciting artwork at Tretyakov's Gallery.

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Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Stockholm in November: highs in St. Petersburg hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Suleymaniye Cami . Get a sense of the local culture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Kariye Museum (The Chora Church). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul online road trip planner .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Istanbul in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in November: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 17°C and lows are around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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