60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
9
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
12
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
13
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights

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.
Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee Jacquemart-Andre. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary site.

Manchester, UK to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Manchester to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Do your shopping at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Avenue Louise. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Centre of Brugge and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, Belfry of Bruges, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Ixelles, and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in January: highs in Brussels hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do your shopping at Leidseplein and Renssen Art Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and The Jordaan. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Haarlem and see Frans Hals Museum, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Frans Hals Museum
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
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.
Visit St. Vitus Cathedral and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gallery of Steel Figures and Schwarzenberg Palace. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Hradcany, contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Prague to be little chillier, temps between 2°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
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.
Historic Center of Vienna and Karlskirche will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Belvedere Palace and The Hofburg. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Szechenyi Lanchid. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, get a taste of the local shopping with Koller Gallery, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. January in Budapest sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Koller Gallery ©
Koller Gallery
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

5
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 discover tucked-away gems like Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Suleymaniye Cami and Rumeli Fortress. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rustem Pasha Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Istanbul itinerary planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in January: highs in Istanbul hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum ©
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

5
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and San Giorgio Maggiore. Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Ca' Rezzonico, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice attractions planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Venice by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice. Traveling from Istanbul in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Venice, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza del Duomo and Campanile di Giotto. Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Campo and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Palazzo Chigi Saracini & Duomo di Siena). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online journey planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. February in Florence sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

6
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.
Get outdoors at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. Colosseum and Vatican Museums are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, wander the streets of Trastevere, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Passeig de Gracia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. There's lots more to do: stop by El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Barcelona are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Vegueta, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Maspalomas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Maspalomas reach 24°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Let the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Colecao Berardo capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Rossio Square and A Arte da Terra. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Bairro Alto, make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and join in the after-dark buzz at Port and Douro Wines Institute.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Maspalomas in February, expect Lisbon to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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