60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
11
Paris, France
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
14
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
End: New York City, United States

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Park and National Palace of Pena and Alfama. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeronimos Monastery, and see the interesting displays at National Tile Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon route maker tool .

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Lisbon when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Park and National Palace of Pena
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 30:
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to PortAventura World and Magic Fountain (Font Magica). Spend the 2nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, examine the collection at Casa Batllo, and stroll through Park Guell.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planning site .

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

PortAventura World
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Park Guell ©
Park Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Roman Forum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome holiday planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Food Tours
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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 Torre di Pisa and Piazza del Duomo. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Siena Cathedral & Piazza del Campo), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Piazza dei Miracoli (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Pisa, Siena, Le mura di Lucca
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Siena Cathedral ©
Siena Cathedral
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 15th (Sat), explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

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

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Venice to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Venice in September, you will find days in Istanbul are little chillier (72°F), and nights are a bit warmer (72°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Szechenyi Chain Bridge. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Parliament, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip website .

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in September since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Parliament ©
Parliament
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Belvedere Palace. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vienna tour builder website .

Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague and then don't miss a visit to Old Town Square. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Prague holiday website .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vondelpark and The Jordaan. Change things up with a short trip to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh 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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay.

To see ratings and tourist information, use the Paris day trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

5
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Buckingham Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In October in London, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 48°F at night. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Royal Mile and Walking tours. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 56°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Trinity College Dublin. And it doesn't end there: stroll through St. Stephen's Green, don't miss a visit to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin road trip app .

Fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 45°F. You will leave for home on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
St. Stephen's Green ©
St. Stephen's Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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