60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
3
Oludeniz, Turkey
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  4 h
4
Lindos, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Rethymnon, Greece
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
6
Alcudia, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  7 h 15 min
9
Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
10
Bath, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
York, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
12
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
13
Killarney, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Chicago, United States

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Visiting Thingvellir National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and Hallgrimskirkja. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Strokkur (in Geysir), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd). There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Reykjavik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Chicago in August, with highs in Reykjavik at 57°F and lows at 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Strokkur, Thingvellir National Park, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Kerið, Gullfoss Falls
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Appreciate the collections at Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. Family-friendly places like Norsk Folkemuseum and Fram Museum will thrill your kids. Step out of Oslo to go to Mysen and see Folkenborg Museum, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, walk around Vigeland Park, and take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Oslo takes 6 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Oslo due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Reykjavik in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Folkenborg Museum
Highlights from your plan
Holmenkollen Ski Museum ©
Holmenkollen Ski Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

4
nights
Oludeniz, Turkey

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
You'll get in some beach time at Kaputas Beach and Patara Plajı. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Iztuzu Beach 2 and Sarigerme Public Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oludeniz: Sarsala Koyu (in Dalaman), Akçagerme plajı (in Kas) and Saklikent Milli Parki (in Fethiye). The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Oludeniz trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Oludeniz takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Oslo in August, things will get much warmer in Oludeniz: highs are around 90°F and lows about 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kas, Sarsala Koyu, Iztuzu Beach 2, Patara Plajı, Saklikent Milli Parki
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach

4
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Agios Pavlos Beach and Lindos Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Tsambika Beach and Gennadi Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Prasonisi Beach (in Kattavia) and Alyki Beach (in Monolithos). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Stegna Beach, contemplate the long history of Village of Lindos, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vlycha Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lindos tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Oludeniz to Lindos takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Oludeniz in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lindos, with lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tsambika Beach, Prasonisi Beach, Stegna Beach, Gennadi Beach, Alyki Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Stegna Beach ©
Stegna Beach

6
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.
Monastery of Arkadi and Rethymnon Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre and Loutraki Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rethymnon: Episkopi Beach (in Episkopi), Lake Kournas (in Kournas) and Falassarna Beach (in Falassarna). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Livadi Beach, make a trip to Old Venetian Harbor, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalathas Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rethymnon holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lindos to Rethymnon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rethymnon when traveling from Lindos in August, with lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Livadi Beach, Kalathas Beach, Episkopi Beach, Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, Loutraki Beach
Highlights from your plan
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
Lake Kournas ©
Lake Kournas

3
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. You'll get in some beach time at Platja d'es Trenc and Sa Canova Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Playa de Muro and Playa Arenal De Son Saura. Venture out of the city with trips to Parc Natural de Mondrago (in Santanyi), Cala Turqueta (in Ciutadella) and Cap de Formentor (in Formentor). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Playa de Alcudia and wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town.

Start your trip to Alcudia by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Rethymnon to Alcudia by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rethymnon to Alcudia is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Alcudia can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Campos, Ciutadella, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Cap de Formentor, Playa de Muro
Highlights from your plan
Cala Turqueta
Cala Turqueta
Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Cap de Formentor ©
Cap de Formentor

2
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
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 29th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and finally explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palmitos Park and then kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Alcudia to Maspalomas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Alcudia in August, expect nights in Maspalomas to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are little chillier, around 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores, Las Canteras Beach
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

4
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Step out of the city life by going to El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and Papagayo Beach. Bring the kids along to Los Hervideros and Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Del Carmen: Marina Rubicon (in Playa Blanca) and Parque Natural de Corralejo (in Corralejo). Next up on the itinerary: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, get great views at Mirador Del Rio, explore the striking landscape at Timanfaya Nationalpark, and examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen holiday planner.

Getting from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Puerto Del Carmen, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Parque Natural de Corralejo, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Los Hervideros ©
Los Hervideros

2
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Bring the kids along to Cape Saint Vincent and Falesia Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Praia da Marinha and Praia Da Rocha. Go for a jaunt from Albufeira to Lagos to see Ponta da Piedade about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Albufeira attractions planning tool.

Getting from Puerto Del Carmen to Albufeira by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Albufeira, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia Da Rocha, Ponta da Piedade, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

6
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Step out of the city life by going to Monkey World and Bournemouth Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Tank Museum and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Mary Rose, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bath itinerary planner.

Getting from Albufeira to Bath by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Wareham, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Weymouth Beach, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Highlights from your plan
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

6
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
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 in touch with nature at Scarborough Beach and Peasholm Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and Whitby Abbey. Explore York's surroundings by going to Beamish Museum (in Beamish), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Liverpool (Liverpool Cathedral & Royal Albert Dock Liverpool). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and take a stroll through York Shambles.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the York visit planner.

You can drive from Bath to York in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. September in York sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Scarborough, Liverpool, Beamish Museum, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey

6
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will appeal to museum buffs. Kids will appreciate attractions like National Wallace Monument and Food Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling), Doune Castle (in Doune) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, take in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh holiday planner.

Getting from York to Edinburgh by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Glasgow, Alnwick, Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
National Wallace Monument ©
National Wallace Monument

4
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gap of Dunloe and Ladies' View. Get in touch with nature at Torc Waterfall and Killarney National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to King John's Castle (in Limerick), Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle and take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

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Fly from Edinburgh to Killarney in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blarney Castle & Gardens, King John's Castle, Rock of Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle

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