60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 7 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 6 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Grote Markt. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) & Frans Hals Museum). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, stroll around Vondelpark, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Cedar Rapids, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Cedar Rapids to Amsterdam. When traveling from Cedar Rapids in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Paris sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 6 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Cala Sa Boadella and Platja de Canyelles. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Vila Vella (Old Town) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Platja d’es Codolar (in Tossa de Mar) and S'Agaro (San Pol Beach & Camino de Ronda). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 79°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Greece

— 7 nights
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Get outdoors at Apollo Dive Center and Avlaki Beach. Popular historic sites such as Old Fortress Corfu and Mon Repos Palace are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas), Paleokastritsa (Rovinia Beach, Limni Beach, &more) and Barbati Beach (in Barbati). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, take in the exciting artwork at Tsami Ceramics, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery Panagia of Tenedos, and see the interesting displays at Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Corfu Town takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Corfu Town. In September, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Corfu Town to Istanbul is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Corfu Town in September: highs in Istanbul hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

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.
You'll explore and learn at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to St. Petersburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, St. Petersburg is much colder than Istanbul - with highs of 46°F and lows of 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a stroll through Lesser Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Prague itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in October; daily highs in Prague reach 56°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
On the 8th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Budapest online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In October in Budapest, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums

Korcula Town, Croatia

— 6 nights
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Visiting Korcula Explorer and Pupnatska Luka Beach will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Korcula Town Walls and Lovric Winery. Take a break from Korcula Town with a short trip to Plaza Divna in Donja Vrucica, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, examine the collection at Korcula Town Museum, contemplate the long history of Forteca, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Mihovil.

To find out how to plan a trip to Korcula Town, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Budapest to Korcula Town in 10.5 hours. In October, Korcula Town is a bit warmer than Budapest - with highs of 72°F and lows of 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for Ravello.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Italy

— 5 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Rufolo will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Fornillo and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Fiordo di Furore (in Furore), Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience (in Positano) and Marina di Praia Beach (in Praiano). And it doesn't end there: revel in the low prices at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, and kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello journey planning website.

Getting from Korcula Town to Ravello by car takes about 15 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Vatican Museums will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Galleria Borghese and Stanze di Raffaello capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

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Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in October, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Guardastelle Vineyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne (in San Gimignano) and Siena (San Francesco, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 5 nights

City of Romance

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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza delle Erbe and Basilica di San Marco. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Arena di Verona) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice attractions planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, you will find days in Venice are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips