60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. When in London, make a side trip to see The Lanes in Brighton, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, take an in-depth tour of British Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to London is minus 10 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Lanes
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

6
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.
Musée d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dôme Sacre Coeur, see the interesting displays at Musée Rodin, and shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

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

3
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.
Grand Place and Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Musical Instruments Museum and Groeninge Museum. Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Historic Centre of Brugge in Bruges, about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), get curious at Atomium, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and make a trip to Belgian Centre of Comic Strip Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Brussels travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Shop till you drop at De Negen Straatjes ('9 Little Streets') and Leidseplein. Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Rembrandt House Museum. Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frans Hals Museum
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Belém Tower and Jeronimos Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Alfama and Quinta da Regaleira. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Park and National Palace of Pena, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira da Ladra.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon vacation builder.

Getting from Amsterdam to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Lisbon. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in May, with highs in Lisbon at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Nacional del Prado and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Popular historic sites such as Catedral Primada and Plaza Mayor are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and explore the world behind art at Museum Sorolla.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid. May in Madrid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, hunt for treasures at La Boqueria, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batlló, and finally take a stroll through Passeig de Gracia. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Park Güell, then pause for some serene contemplation at La Sagrada Familia, and finally see the interesting displays at El Cafè de la Pedrera.

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

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

5
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Head to La Croisette and Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleyafor plenty of shopping. Vieille Ville and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Nice (Palais Lascaris, St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice, & more), Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Vinazur - Vins de Provence (in St-Laurent du Var). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Suquet, view the masterpieces at Verrerie Pierini, and pick up some local products at Marché Forville.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannes online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Barcelona to Cannes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in May, plan for little chillier nights in Cannes, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nice, Pierini Verre contemporain, Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, VinAzur - Vins de provence
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palatine Hill and Duomo di Orvieto. Vatican Museums and Borghese Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Capitoline Museums.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome travel planner.

Getting from Cannes to Rome by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cannes in June, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana, Duomo di Orvieto
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Siena Cathedral and Torre di Pisa. You'll explore and learn at Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Piazza del Campo in Siena--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a taste of the local shopping with Mercato Centrale, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence vacation builder.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in June, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

6
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.
Appreciate the collections at Kunsthistorisches Museum and MuseumsQuartier. Do your shopping at Vienna Naschmarkt and Altmann & Kühne. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, admire the landmark architecture of KUNST HAUS WIEN. Museum Hundertwasser, see the interesting displays at Haus der Musik, and contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Florence to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, expect nights in Vienna to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
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.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then make a trip to Old Town Square, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad, then make a trip to Charles Bridge, then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Prague travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Vienna in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Prague, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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.
Head to Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi) and Adnan and Hasan Carpet and Kilim Storefor some retail therapy. Step off the beaten path and head to Sultanahmet District and Historic Areas of Istanbul. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul sightseeing planner.

Getting from Prague to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Prague to Istanbul. Traveling from Prague in June, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

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