60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
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Dingle, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

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Syracuse, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Syracuse in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 55°F in Lisbon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Porto, Portugal

— 4 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Dedicate the 18th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in the waterfront at Cais da Ribeira, and contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

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Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Porto, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can fly to Seville.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Adventure

Seville, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seville: Ronda (Mirador de Aldehuela, El Tajo de Ronda, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Seville road trip tool.

Fly from Porto to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Seville. Traveling from Porto in May, things will get a bit warmer in Seville: highs are around 79°F and lows about 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Cordoba, Spain

— 1 night

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Cordoba sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Tours · Historic Sites

Granada, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 24th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, don't miss a visit to Court of the Lions, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Albayzin, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in May, you will find days in Granada are little chillier (77°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Madrid, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and stroll around Casa de Campo.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid road trip planning app.

You can fly from Granada to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Madrid are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc Guell, visit El Barri Gòtic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly to Bern.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Bern, Switzerland

— 5 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Lauterbrunnen (Staubbach Waterfall & Trümmelbachfälle), Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Lucerne (Lion Monument, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Brienz, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral of Bern, and explore and take pictures at Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten).

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bern trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Bern takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Bern when traveling from Barcelona in June, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 6 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Nyhavn, get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, browse the exhibits of National Museum of Denmark, and admire the local landmark of Gefionspringvandet.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planning site.

You can fly from Bern to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bern in June, you will find days in Copenhagen are little chillier (67°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Tours

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Old Church (in Delft), The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore and take pictures at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

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You can fly from Copenhagen to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Killarney.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Killarney, Ireland

— 2 nights
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House and then stroll through Killarney Falconry. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Killarney trip planning app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Killarney in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Killarney is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Dingle, Ireland

— 3 nights
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's lots more to do: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach, and look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dingle itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Dingle sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Galway, Ireland

— 5 nights

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Corofin (Burren National Park & Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre) and Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee). Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Scattery Island, explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, appreciate the history behind Galway City Museum, and make a trip to Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway online attractions planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Galway in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Galway when traveling from Dingle in June, with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Dublin, Ireland

— 6 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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., wander the streets of Temple Bar, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip app.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Denmark travel guide

4.2
Piers & Boardwalks · Gardens · Monuments
Known for its old-fashioned charm, Denmark often is referenced as a fairy-tale setting by visitors and locals alike. With quaint cobblestone streets leading the way to art galleries, museums, and historical sights, plus a modern and easily accessible public transportation system, Denmark seamlessly blends its rich history with modern advancements. Be inspired by the works of local legends, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, the symphonies of Carli Nielsen, and the astronomy work of Tycho Brahe, then play a bit at amusement parks like Legoland. Visitors often find themselves developing "hygge," the untranslatable Danish trait that encapsulates a sense of coziness and contentment, which is thought to have a great deal of influence on Denmark's standing as one of the happiest nations on the planet.

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.