60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Paris
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
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Kilchberg, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Manchester, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Manchester Museum and National Football Museum. Get some historical perspective at Eyam Plague Village Museum and Manchester Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford), Gauntlet Birds of Prey (in Knutsford) and Eyam Hall & Craft Centre (in Eyam). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre, see the interesting displays at People's History Museum, stop by Punk'n'Disorderly, and take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manchester online travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and East Midlands Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Sainte-Chapelle. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, visit Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Getting from Manchester to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Let the collections at Atomium and Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Memorial Waterloo 1815. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, St. Annakerk (St Anne's Church), &more) and Antwerp (GERETTI Jewellery & Diamonds, Museum Plantin-Moretus, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, admire the local landmark of Mont des Arts, delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest, and steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days in Brussels, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Popular historic sites such as Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Begijnhof are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, examine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and engage your brain at Body Worlds.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Tears and Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Gemaldegalerie and Classic Remise Berlin will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berlin: Potsdam (Neues Palais & Potsdam's Gardens) and Dresden (Procession of Princes & Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbar Mitte, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and browse the different shops at Die Hackeschen Hoefe.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marianske Lazne.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic

— 1 night
A small spa town in Bohemia's western portion, Marianske Lazne lures visitors with mineral springs and mountain scenery.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at The Parks of Marianske Lazne, then admire the landmark architecture of Hlavni kolonada, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Naucna stezka Kladska.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Marianske Lazne trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Marianske Lazne by car takes about 4.5 hours. July in Marianske Lazne sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Prague.

Things to do in Marianske Lazne

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 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.
Popular historic sites such as Staromestske namesti and St Barbara's Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Lobkowicz Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Kutna Hora (Castle Kacina & Sedlec Ossuary). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Hradcany, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Prague sightseeing website.

Drive from Marianske Lazne to Prague in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Prague when traveling from Marianske Lazne in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and The Hofburg. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche), don't miss a visit to Peterskirche, and take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Matthias Church and Liberty Statue. Let the collections at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and House of Terror Museum capture your imagination. There's much more to do: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip maker app.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Zagreb, Croatia

— 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church, and finally wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb travel tool.

You can drive from Budapest to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Zagreb sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks

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 Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), Basilica di Santa Anastasia, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to Basilica di San Marco.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Venice online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of Santa Croce and Centro Storico. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza del Campo and Montecatini Alto. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Monteriggioni (Walls of Monteriggioni & Castello di Monteriggioni), Torre del Mangia (in Siena) and Pisa (Battistero di San Giovanni, Camposanto, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence travel planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Welcome to Rome will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and admire the striking features of Villa Borghese.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Milan, Italy

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Duomo di Milano and Sacro Monte di Orta will appeal to history buffs. Castello Sforzesco and Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Forte Montecchio Nord (in Colico), Castello di Vezio (in Vezio) and Varenna (Villa Monastero & Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi). There's much more to do: explore the activities along San Giulio Island, admire the masterpieces at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano, get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and do a tasting at Cantina Fontechiara.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Milan road trip planner.

Fly from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kilchberg.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Kilchberg, Switzerland

— 1 night
Kilchberg is a municipality in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg, then steep yourself in history at Muri Abbey, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bad Hirsgarten. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Seebad Kilchberg and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wyden Badi.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilchberg online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Milan to Kilchberg in 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in Kilchberg hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Kilchberg

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 1 day

Capital of the North

On the 29th (Mon), visit Gay Village, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Buddhist Centre, and finally look for gifts at Affleck's, Manchester.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Manchester day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kilchberg to Manchester. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilchberg to Manchester is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kilchberg in August, with highs in Manchester at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas