60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 19 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 19 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Welcome to Rome and Centro Storico di Sulmona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense (in Tarquinia), Necropoli della Banditaccia (in Cerveteri) and Rovine Canale Monterano (in Canale Monterano). There's lots more to do: stop by Quartiere San Pellegrino, see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, explore the fascinating underground world of Pozzo della Cava, and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online tour builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rome, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for colder days in Rome, with highs around 16°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Stibbert Museum. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, browse the collection at Accademia di Belle Arti, make a trip to Piazza Santo Spirito, and admire the local landmark of Fountain of Neptune.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Florence are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Enigmik Escape Room and Barri de Gracia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Parish Church of Sant Roma (in Lloret de Mar), Sant Jeroni (in Montserrat) and Celler Mas Vicenc (in Cabra del Camp). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Port Vell, do a tasting at Recaredo, explore the world behind art at Casa Vicens, and get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Catalunya.

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Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Florence in January, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Transportation · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque de Monserrate and Castelo de Tomar. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Capela Das Aparicoes (in Fatima), Off-Road Tours (in Sintra) and Palacio Nacional de Mafra (in Mafra). There's much more to do: get curious at Pavilhao do Conhecimento, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquario Vasco da Gama, step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Lisbon are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Dublin, Ireland

— 3 nights

Fair City

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 discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Marsh's Library. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Causey Farm (in Navan), Celtic Rider (in Kill) and Howth Hills (in Howth). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Slane Whiskey Distillery, explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, and take in the dramatic natural features at Rock of Dunamase.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dublin day trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in January, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Regent Street and Westminster Cathedral. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of London Docklands, try for a hole-in-one at Swingers - City, and stroll around Green Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the London day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Musee de la Grande Guerre and Jardin des Plantes. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis (in Saint-Denis), Cathedrale Saint-Pierre (in Beauvais) and Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) (in Fontainebleau). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee des Arts Forains, take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement, take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, and get curious at Musee des Arts et Metiers.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels and La Bourse de Bruxelles. Venture out of the city with trips to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' (in Halle), Mons (St Symphorien Military Cemetery & Francois Duesberg Museum) and European Flight Simulator (in Gosselies). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, get engrossed in the history at Art & History Museum, make a trip to The Comic Strip Wall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Gilles.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels journey planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) and then explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Mondial Museum, take an in-depth tour of Zuiderzeemuseum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strand Egmond aan Zee, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden), and finally make a trip to Mozes en Aaronkerk.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit planner.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gallery of Steel Figures and Muzeum Smyslů. Change things up with these side-trips from Prague: Renaissance Town Hall (in Pilsen), Lidice Memorial (in Lidice) and iQLANDIA (in Liberec). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, stroll around Vyšehradské sady, and explore the historical opulence of Park Průhonice.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague online trip maker.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pestsäule and MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Maria Taferl (in Maria Taferl), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Durnstein (Stift Durnstein & Burgruine Duernstein). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, step into the grandiose world of Castle Grafenegg, don't miss a visit to Steiner Tor, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. February in Vienna sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Ferences Rendhaz es Templom. Change things up with these side-trips from Budapest: Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral (in Esztergom), Visegrad (Nagyvillam Ski Slope & Zugfozde Palinka Museum) and Intersport Ski Arena Epleny, Bike Arena (in Epleny). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Budapest Eye, admire the striking features of Kecskemet Town Hall, examine the collection at The House of Houdini, and fly down the slopes at Kekesteto Sicentrum.

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Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. February in Budapest sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Istanbul, Turkey

— 6 nights

Queen of Cities

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 Beyoglu and Yeni Camii. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Istanbul: Aya Yorgi Church (in Buyukada), Mudanya Armistice House Museum (in Mudanya) and Bursa (Green Tomb, Uluumay Museum of Ottoman Folk Costumes and Jewelry, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Pierre Loti Tepesi, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, make a trip to Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi, and stroll around Emirgan Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip builder tool.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in February; daily highs in Istanbul reach 11°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips