60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Cannes, France
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Adeje, Spain
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Maspalomas, Spain
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
11
Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

4
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 outdoors at Catacombe di San Callisto and Passeggiata di Gianicolo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palatine Hill and Sistine Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary app .

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect nights in Rome to be a bit cooler, around 4°C, while days are much colder, around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Sistine Chapel ©
Sistine Chapel

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saint Dalmas Le Selvage and Vieille Ville. Relax by the water at Grande Plage du Lavandou and Castel Plage. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannes: VinAzur - Vins de provence (in St-Laurent du Var) and Nice (Avenue Jean Medecin, Palais Lascaris, & more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes, delve into the lush surroundings at Lérins Islands, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Croisette, and stop by Les Caprices de Marilyn.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cannes day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rome to Cannes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Cannes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Isle of Portland.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Nice, VinAzur - Vins de provence, Grande Plage du Lavandou, Saint Dalmas Le Selvage
Highlights from your plan
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

1
day
Isle of Portland, United Kingdom

Isle of Portland ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stroll through Church Ope Cove.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Portland road trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Cannes to Isle of Portland with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Cannes to Isle of Portland is minus 1 hour. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Isle of Portland

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Church Ope Cove ©
Church Ope Cove

8
nights
Adeje, Spain

Adeje ©
Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
Escape the urban bustle at Teide National Park and Playa de La nea. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Del Duque and Playa de las Vistas. Venture out of the city with trips to Valle Gran Rey (in La Gomera), Playa de la Tejita (in El Medano) and Montana Roja (in Granadilla de Abona). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Volcan El Teide, kick back and relax at Playa San Juan, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Medano, and explore the activities along Los Cristianos Harbour.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Adeje trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Portland to Adeje. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tenerife, El Medano, Los Cristianos, Valle Gran Rey, Playa San Juan
Highlights from your plan
Mount Teide ©
Mount Teide
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas

7
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de Mogan and Playa de Maspalomas. Visiting Playa de Las Canteras and Playa de Amadores will get you outdoors. Step out of Maspalomas with an excursion to Playa del Risco Y Puerto De Agaete in Agaete--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Agustin, get interesting insight from The Secret Yacht, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Palmitos Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Adeje to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Meloneras, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Amadores, Anfi Tauro Golf
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores

2
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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo will appeal to history buffs. Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Museo Picasso will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, kick back and relax at La Barceloneta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Guell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Maspalomas in January, expect Barcelona to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get outdoors at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) and Puerto de Navacerrada - Estacion de Esqui. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion in Duraton--about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January, Madrid is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

4
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.
Natural History Museum and Tate Modern will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at St. Paul's Cathedral and Churchill War Rooms. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take an in-depth tour of British Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Madrid to London by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in January: highs in London hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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.
Get some cultural insight at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Get some historical perspective at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower, examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, and wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris travel route builder tool .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Visiting Agios Stefanos Beach and Agios Sostis Beach will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Dio Horia and Aegean Maritime Museum. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Paris to Mykonos Town by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Paris to Mykonos Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Mykonos Town: highs are around 14°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Agios Stefanos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

5
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Aquamarine Jewelry and Koukla Art. Visiting Perissa Black Sand Beach and KAMARA BEACH will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Fira side-trips: Perivolos (in Perivolos), Eduart Gjopalaj (in Kamari) and Oia (Mnemossyne Gallery & Stardust). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, hike along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Emporio.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Fira trip planning tool .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daytime highs in Fira are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Santorini, Kamari, Akrotiri, Perivolos
Highlights from your plan
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Appreciate the collections at Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, hunt for treasures at Monastiraki, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In February, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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