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
Rome, Italy
— 19 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
9
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

19
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Macchina di Santa Rosa and Santuario Francescano del Presepe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Necropoli della Banditaccia (in Cerveteri), Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense (in Tarquinia) and Rovine Canale Monterano (in Canale Monterano). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Monastero Di S.Benedetto, don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa, steep yourself in history at Greccio, and do a tasting at Decugnano dei Barbi.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome road trip tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: highs in Rome hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Orvieto, Vatican City, Viterbo, Rieti, L'Aquila
Highlights from your plan
Welcome to Rome ©
Welcome to Rome
Macchina di Santa Rosa ©
Macchina di Santa Rosa
Basilica di Santa Prassede ©
Basilica di Santa Prassede

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 Spas and Church of Santa Felicita. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Arnolfo, pause for some photo ops at Equestrian Monument of Cosimo I, explore the world behind art at Accademia di Belle Arti, and make a trip to Piazza Santo Spirito.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence tour planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Spas Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stibbert Museum ©
Stibbert Museum
Room Escape Games
Palazzo Strozzi ©
Palazzo Strozzi

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Recaredo and Celler Mas Vicenc. Venture out of the city with trips to Parish Church of Sant Roma (in Lloret de Mar), Sant Jeroni (in Montserrat) and Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museu del Calçat, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Lleo i Morera, take a leisurely stroll along Port Vell, and get to know the fascinating history of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in January since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Wildlife Transportation

Side Trips

Celler Mas Vicenc, Parish Church of Sant Roma, Sant Jeroni, Recaredo, Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt
Highlights from your plan
Enigmik Escape Room ©
Enigmik Escape Room
Fishing Charters & Tours
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri ©
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Capela Das Aparicoes and Castelo de Tomar. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Palacio Nacional de Mafra (in Mafra) and Sintra (Parque de Monserrate & Off-Road Tours). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, admire the striking features of Panteao Nacional, browse the different shops at Centro Colombo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip maker site .

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. January in Lisbon sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sintra, Castelo de Tomar, Palacio Nacional de Mafra, Capela Das Aparicoes
Highlights from your plan
Aquario Vasco da Gama ©
Aquario Vasco da Gama
Off-Road Tours
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Irish Military War Museum & Family Park and Causey Farm. Venture out of the city with trips to Rock of Dunamase (in Portlaoise), Slane Whiskey Distillery (in Slane) and Celtic Rider (in Kill). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Fore Abbey, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin, and take a leisurely stroll along Dun Laoghaire Harbour.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In January, Dublin is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dun Laoghaire, Howth, Hill of Tara (Temair), Slane Whiskey Distillery, Rock of Dunamase
Highlights from your plan
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Dun Laoghaire Harbour ©
Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Walking tours

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Hunterian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Westminster Cathedral, get curious at Wellcome Collection, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Southwark Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read London road trip site .

Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum ©
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Hunterian Museum ©
Hunterian Museum
Westminster Cathedral ©
Westminster Cathedral

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Musee de la Grande Guerre in Meaux, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis, take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and find something for the whole family at Mystery Escape.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris route planning site .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis, Musee de la Grande Guerre, Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Arts Forains ©
Musee des Arts Forains
1st Arrondissement ©
1st Arrondissement

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to European Flight Simulator and Art & History Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Food Tours (in Antwerp), Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' (in Halle) and Mons (St Symphorien Military Cemetery & Francois Duesberg Museum). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of La Bourse de Bruxelles, examine the collection at GardeRobe MannekenPis, don't miss a visit to The Comic Strip Wall, and take a stroll through Rue des Bouchers.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brussels route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in January, you will find days in Brussels are slightly colder (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mons, European Flight Simulator, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', Food Tours
Highlights from your plan
Francois Duesberg Museum ©
Francois Duesberg Museum
European Flight Simulator ©
European Flight Simulator
St Symphorien Military Cemetery ©
St Symphorien Military Cemetery

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) and then explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Mondial Museum, get engrossed in the history at Zuiderzeemuseum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strand Egmond aan Zee, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden), and finally don't miss a visit to Mozes en Aaronkerk.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland, Zuiderzeemuseum, Mondial Museum, National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden), Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)
Highlights from your plan
Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Zuiderzeemuseum ©
Zuiderzeemuseum
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Park Průhonice and Renaissance Town Hall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Prague: Lidice Memorial (in Lidice) and iQLANDIA (in Liberec). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniatures, appreciate the history behind Jan Hus Monument, stroll around Vyšehradské sady, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip site .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Prague are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Renaissance Town Hall, Lidice Memorial, Park Průhonice, iQLANDIA
Highlights from your plan
Czech Repubrick ©
Czech Repubrick
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Vyšehradské sady ©
Vyšehradské sady

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rax-Seilbahn and Maria Taferl. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Durnstein (Stift Durnstein & Burgruine Duernstein), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Castle Grafenegg (in Grafenegg). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Retzer Erlebniskeller, take a peaceful walk through Vienna Woods, pause for some photo ops at Pestsäule, and don't miss a visit to Burgtor.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vienna visit planner .

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Vienna sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Durnstein, Steiner Tor, Rax-Seilbahn, Maria Taferl, Castle Grafenegg
Highlights from your plan
Augustinerkirche
Augustinerkirche
Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Intersport Ski Arena Epleny, Bike Arena and Ferences Rendhaz es Templom. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Budapest: Gyor Old Town Area (in Gyor), Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral (in Esztergom) and Visegrad (Nagyvillam Ski Slope & Zugfozde Palinka Museum). There's much more to do: get outside with Kekesteto Sicentrum, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, pause for some photo ops at The Fat Policeman Statue, and ponder the world of politics at Kecskemet Town Hall.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Budapest, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums Winter Sports Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gyongyos, Visegrad, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, Intersport Ski Arena Epleny, Bike Arena, Gyor Old Town Area
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Kecskemet Town Hall ©
Kecskemet Town Hall

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aya Yorgi Church and Green Mosque (Yesil Camii). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Istanbul: Bursa (Green Tomb, Uluumay Museum of Ottoman Folk Costumes and Jewelry, & more) and Mudanya Armistice House Museum (in Mudanya). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Emirgan Hamid-i Evvel, see the interesting displays at Museum of Innocence, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and delve into the distant past at Obelisk of Theodosius.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in February, things will get a bit warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 11°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Bursa, Mudanya Armistice House Museum, Green Mosque (Yesil Camii), Aya Yorgi Church
Highlights from your plan
Yeni Camii ©
Yeni Camii
Balloon Rides
Beyoglu ©
Beyoglu

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