60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Syracuse, Italy
— 5 nights
Taxi to Pozzallo, Ferry to Valletta
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
Fly
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Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train to London Kings Cross, Train to Portsmouth
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Syracuse, Italy

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Teatro Greco and Museo del Neolitico. Appreciate the collections at Museo Immaginario Verghiano and Villa Romana del Tellaro. Venture out of the city with trips to Ragusa (Casa Museo Appiano, Ragusa Ibla, &more), Chiaramonte Gulfi (Casa Museo Liberty & Museo dei Cimeli Storico Militari) and Modica (Museo Medico Tommaso Campailla, Casa Museo Campailla, &more). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), step off the mainland to explore Ortigia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Syracuse online tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Syracuse is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Syracuse

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Valletta, Malta

— 2 nights

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, then take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Saluting Battery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Lascaris War Rooms.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Valletta itinerary maker.

Getting from Syracuse to Valletta by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Malaga, Spain

— 4 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Appreciate the collections at Automobile and Fashion Museum and Museo de Almargen. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Carihuela and Marbella Old Town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Puente Nuevo (in Ronda), Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena) and Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Balcony of Europe). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, and take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Malaga day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Malaga takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train. April in Malaga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 4th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Carrera del Darro, contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then wander the streets of Albayzin.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Granada online route maker.

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Maspalomas, Spain

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 6th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Granada to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in May since evenings lows in Maspalomas dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Funchal, Portugal

— 4 nights
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Madeira Story Centre and Museu da Baleia da Madeira. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Blandy's Wine Lodge and Engenhos do Norte. Get out of town with these interesting Funchal side-trips: Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz) and Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Cabo Girao, take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro.

Discover how to plan a Funchal trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Maspalomas to Funchal in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In May in Funchal, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Bamburgh Castle and Lindisfarne Priory. Museum-lovers will appreciate Etal Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Seahouses), Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Buchanan Street, &more) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online day trip planner.

You can fly from Funchal to Edinburgh in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, Edinburgh is slightly colder than Funchal - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

York, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Get some cultural insight at Fountains Abbey and Whitby Abbey. Appreciate the collections at Royal Armouries Museum and York's Chocolate Story. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton), Beamish Museum (in Beamish) and Whitby Harbour (in Whitby). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Lincoln Cathedral, examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, wander the streets of York Shambles, and get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Portsmouth, United Kingdom

— 6 nights
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arundel Castle and Gardens and HMS Victory. Discover out-of-the-way places like Corfe Castle and Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Osborne House (in East Cowes), Bembridge Windmill (in Bembridge) and Bath (Bath Abbey, The Roman Baths, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach, examine the collection at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and take an in-depth tour of Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Portsmouth tour itinerary planner.

Getting from York to Portsmouth by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Forte di Bard and Museo Nazionale del Cinema. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palazzo Reale and Basilica of Superga. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Genoa (Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, Galata Museo del Mare, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello, explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and stroll around Parco del Valentino.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turin driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Portsmouth to Turin in 7 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portsmouth to Turin. In May in Turin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Pisa, Italy

— 3 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portovenere and Torre Guinigi. Get some cultural insight at Battistero di San Giovanni and Castello Doria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pisa: Montecatini Alto (in Montecatini Alto) and Lucca (Piazza Anfiteatro & Le mura di Lucca). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pisa planner.

You can drive from Turin to Pisa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pisa, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Ferrari and Centro Storico. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo Nazionale del Bargello and Basilica di San Petronio. Venture out of the city with trips to Bologna (Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, Piazza Maggiore, &more) and Castello Estense (in Ferrara). There's lots more to do: get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence tour itinerary app.

Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Italy

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Orto Botanico di Siena, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Campo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano and then make a trip to Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Siena tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Siena sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Museo dell'Appennino Umbro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Civita di Bagnoregio and Piazza del Popolo. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Antiquarium comunale di Tenaglie (in Tenaglie), Orvieto (Pozzo di San Patrizio & Duomo di Orvieto) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Siena to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips