60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Hyeres, France
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Cannes, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
9
Ravello, Italy
— 6 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Bus + Fly:  8 h
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Sydney, Australia

5
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Appreciate the collections at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and The Bath Block. Get some historical perspective at Palace Square and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Take a break from St. Petersburg with a short trip to Saint Nicholas Church in Lebyazhye, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress, explore the world behind art at Kameronova Gallery Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sobor Svyatoy Zhivonachal'noy Troitsy, and step into the grandiose world of Alexander Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip maker app.

Sydney, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to St. Petersburg is minus 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in St. Petersburg at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Saint Nicholas Church
Highlights from your plan
Peter and Paul Fortress ©
Peter and Paul Fortress
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

5
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like ABBA The Museum and Gustav II Adolfs Statue. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Skansen, get engrossed in the history at Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), admire the masterpieces at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, and visit Stockholm Old Town.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Stockholm travel route tool.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Stockholm by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm is minus 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Guinness Storehouse and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and National Gallery of Ireland. Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny (St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower & Medieval Mile Museum) and Thomastown (Jerpoint Park & Jerpoint Abbey). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, stroll around St Stephens Green, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

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

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in July, expect nights in Dublin to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Highlights from your plan
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Fronton Chiquito de Cambo. Eiffel Tower and Rue du Gros-Horloge will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, Gros-Horloge, &more) and Eglise Saint-Etienne (in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris route planner.

Getting from Dublin to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Paris is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rouen, Eglise Saint-Etienne, Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

7
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage de Jean Blanc and Plage de la Faviere. Get a sense of the local culture at Archaeological Site of Olbia - Town of Hyères and Chateau de La Verdiere. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: St. Tropez Harbor (in Saint-Tropez), Port Grimaud Beach (in Port Grimaud) and Confiserie Azureenne (in Collobrieres). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Estagnol, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach La Bergerie, find something for the whole family at Kiddy Parc, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Louis.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Paris to Hyeres takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Hyeres can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Grimaud, Le Lavandou, K-Noe, St. Tropez Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Port Grimaud Beach ©
Port Grimaud Beach
Plage de la Faviere ©
Plage de la Faviere

6
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Saint-Paul de Vence and Ville medieval. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Villa Kerylos (in Beaulieu-sur-Mer), Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon (in Gourdon) and Galerie Eva Vautier (in Nice). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Le Suquet, examine the collection at Maison du Patrimoine, browse the fresh offerings at Marche Forville, and try to win big at Casino Barriere Les Princes.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cannes trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Hyeres to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Cannes can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Grasse, Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike, Villa Kerylos, Ville medieval
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs ©
Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. Duomo di Pisa and Campanile di Giotto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Pisa (Camposanto & Baptistery of St. John). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence tour planner.

Drive from Cannes to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Family-friendly places like Palatine Hill and Welcome to Rome will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

6
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fornillo and Spiaggia di castiglione. Escape the urban bustle at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano and Valle delle Ferriere. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, look for gifts at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ravello trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Ravello hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, get to know the fascinating history of Becsi Kapu Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and do a tasting at Faust Wine Cellar.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ravello to Budapest in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in August since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

3
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.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Suleymaniye Cami are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Rustem Pasha Mosque. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in August, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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