60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
York, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
train + Fly:  7​h
4
Bologna, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Assisi, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
7
Matera, Italy
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Palermo, Italy
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
9
Alcudia, Spain
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h 45​min
12
Albufeira, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Vancouver, Canada

5
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get some historical perspective at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and Hallgrimskirkja. Thingvellir National Park and National Museum of Iceland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Strokkur (in Geysir), Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd) and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik road trip tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Reykjavik. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Vancouver in March: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 4°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir National Park, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Strokkur
Highlights from your plan
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

8
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Bamburgh Castle and Lindisfarne Priory. The Alnwick Garden and Edinburgh Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling), Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow) and Alnwick Castle (in Alnwick). And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online road trip planner .

You can fly from Reykjavik to Edinburgh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Reykjavik in March, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Alnwick, Stirling Castle, Lindisfarne Priory, Bamburgh Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle

7
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Filey Beach and Peasholm Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fountains Abbey and Whitby Abbey. Explore York's surroundings by going to Lincoln (Steep Hill, Lincoln Cathedral, & more), Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton) and Durham Cathedral (in Durham). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, admire the striking features of York Minster, and get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the York tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, daytime highs in York are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bologna.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln, Durham Cathedral, Peasholm Park, Filey Beach, Fountains Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Steep Hill ©
Steep Hill
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

7
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica San Vitale and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Get a sense of the local culture at Palazzo Te and Cannaregio. Explore Bologna's surroundings by going to Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, & more), Florence (Piazza della Signoria, Piazza del Duomo, & more) and Castello Estense (in Ferrara). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, enjoy some music at Arena di Verona, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bologna online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from York to Bologna in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from York to Bologna, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from York in March: highs in Bologna hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Florence, Pisa, Ravenna, Verona, Venice
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio
Castello di Gradara ©
Castello di Gradara

3
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Visit Abbazia di San Galgano and Duomo di Siena for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Torre del Mangia and Geburtshaus des San Galgano. Step out of Siena to go to San Gimignano and see Historic Centre of San Gimignano, which is approximately 56 minutes away. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Siena road trip planner.

You can drive from Bologna to Siena in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. March in Siena sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiusdino, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Highlights from your plan
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

3
nights
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get some cultural insight at Civita di Bagnoregio and Basilica di Santa Chiara. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Duomo di Orvieto. Take a break from Assisi with a short trip to Cascata delle Marmore in Marmore, about 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Assisi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Duomo di Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore, Civita di Bagnoregio
Highlights from your plan
Civita di Bagnoregio ©
Civita di Bagnoregio
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

3
nights
Matera, Italy

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Visit Basilica San Nicola and Cattedrale di Trani for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sassi di Matera and I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Matera trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Assisi to Matera in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Matera can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites

Side Trips

I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, Cattedrale di Trani, Basilica San Nicola
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Trani ©
Cattedrale di Trani
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera

7
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Selinunte Archaeological Park and Centro Storico Polizzi Generosa will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio and Duomo di Cefalu. Change things up with these side-trips from Palermo: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Cefalu Coast (in Cefalu) and Santo Stefano di Camastra (Parrocchia San Nicolo di Bari & Cimitero Vecchio). Spend the 12th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Ruderi della Chiesa della Commenda, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, make a trip to Cattedrale di Palermo, and admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Palermo trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Matera to Palermo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Polizzi Generosa, Santo Stefano di Camastra, Cefalu, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Lampare Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio
Selinunte Archaeological Park ©
Selinunte Archaeological Park
Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu

3
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Serra de Tramuntana and Playa de Alcudia. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcudia Old Town and Castell de Bellver. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alcudia: Palma de Mallorca (Passeig des Born & Catedral de Mallorca) and Cala Turqueta (in Ciutadella). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Playa de Muro.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Alcudia day trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Palermo to Alcudia in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In April in Alcudia, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Cala Turqueta, Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Muro
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Cala Turqueta
Cala Turqueta

2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
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 20th (Mon): take a stroll through Albayzin, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Granada trip tool .

Getting from Alcudia to Granada by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada

2
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 22nd (Wed), take a stroll through Vegueta, kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, 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: stroll through Playa de Mogan, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas.

Plan a Maspalomas trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Maspalomas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in April since evenings lows in Maspalomas dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
Highlights from your plan
Vegueta ©
Vegueta
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

5
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get in touch with nature at Praia dos Olhos de Água and Praia do Camilo. Visit Old Town Faro and Cape Saint Vincent for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Lagos (Praia Dona Ana & Ponta Da Piedale), Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Tavira Island, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach, and get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Albufeira road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Albufeira in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Traveling from Maspalomas in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Albufeira, with lows around 15°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Tavira Island, Praia Da Rocha, Old Town Faro, Cape Saint Vincent
Highlights from your plan
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

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