60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Corralejo, Spain
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
9
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  13​h 30​min
11
Oia, Greece
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
12
Rethymnon, Greece
— 8 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and Istanbul Modern Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul vacation planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Andrassy Avenue. Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) capture your imagination. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, look for gifts at Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Budapest travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Budapest, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

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

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Square. Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Ebraico di Venezia will appeal to museum buffs. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planning site .

Fly from Budapest to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 5°C in Venice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Uffizi Galleries and Basilica di Santa Croce. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Siena Cathedral and Piazza del Duomo. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Il Palazzone (in Montalcino) and Piazza del Campo (in Siena). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

Before you visit Florence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Il Palazzone
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. St. Peter's Basilica and Palatine Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Monte Velino in Avezzano (about 1h 45 min away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Riserva Naturale Monte Velino
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Get some cultural insight at El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, examine the collection at Museo Picasso, stroll through Park Guell, and take in the pleasant sights at Passeig de Gracia.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

7
nights
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Head to Pirates and Dolls and Books Cards & Thingsfor some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Natural de Corralejo and El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corralejo: Timanfaya National Park (in Tinajo), Fundacion Cesar Manrique (in Costa Teguise) and Playa Blanca (Playa Flamingo & Puerto deportivo Marina Rubicon). There's lots more to do: stroll through Sotavento Beach, look for gifts at Azucena, Natural Jewels Fuerteventura, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del papagayo, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Corralejo trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Barcelona to Corralejo by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Corralejo is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Barcelona in March, with highs in Corralejo at 24°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, El Cotillo, Scuba & Snorkeling, Timanfaya Nationalpark
Highlights from your plan
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons

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.
Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the striking features of Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Corralejo to Paris takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Corralejo in April, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Trotternish Art Gallery and Bearreraig Bay. Head to Skye Weavers and Isle of Skye Candle Companyfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Sound of Sleat Beach, view the masterpieces at Alan Campbell Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Skyeworks Gallery, and look for gifts at Hebridean Isles Trading Company -Island at the Edge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye online attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Isle of Skye in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Isle of Skye. Traveling from Paris in April, expect nights in Isle of Skye to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Shopping Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Skye Weavers ©
Skye Weavers
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle

4
nights
Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Huisinis Beach and Dalmore Beach. Relax by the water at Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach) and Dailbeag Beach. Step out of Isle of Lewis to go to Grosebay and see The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: stop by Hebridean Soap Company, delve into the distant past at Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House, take in the exciting artwork at Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at Uig Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Isle of Lewis online day trip planner .

Getting from Isle of Skye to Isle of Lewis by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. In April in Isle of Lewis, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Isle of Harris, The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay
Highlights from your plan
Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach) ©
Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)
The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay ©
The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay
Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery ©
Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery

3
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Take a break from the city and head to Perissa Black Sand Beach and KAMARA BEACH. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Aquamarine Jewelry and S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Castelli of Emporio (in Emporio), Akrotiri (Faros Market & Akrotiri) and Artemis Karamolegos Winery (in Exo Gonia). There's lots more to do: stop by Epilekton, take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, and shop like a local with Mnemossyne Gallery.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Oia trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Lewis to Oia in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Isle of Lewis in April, expect Oia to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fira, Kamari, Akrotiri, Castelli of Emporio, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia

8
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Wooden Museum and Kazantzakis Museum. Get some cultural insight at Rethymnon Old Town and Historical & Folklore Museum of Gavalochori. Get out of town with these interesting Rethymnon side-trips: Glika Nera Bay (in Loutro), Mandali (in Kournas) and Athos Workshop (in Aggeliana). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Botano Cretan Mountain Herbs, experience rural life at Kurtes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery Arsaniou, and take in the exciting artwork at Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rethymnon trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by ferry from Oia to Rethymnon takes 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kissamos, Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics, Royale Shopping, Gorge of Mili, George and Lilian's Jewellery
Highlights from your plan
Athos Workshop ©
Athos Workshop
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

Similar Plans

58 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 59 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 58 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 58 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 59 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans