60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
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 + Bus:  5 h 45 min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  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 Alfama and Park and National Palace of Pena. The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip planning site.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lisbon, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Park and National Palace of Pena
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Alfama ©
Alfama
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Magic Fountain and PortAventura. Spend the 2nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, catch a live event at Camp Nou, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Lisbon in August, with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roman Forum and Food Tours. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rome vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 60°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Campo and Le mura di Lucca. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Piazza dei Miracoli) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Pisa, Siena, Le mura di Lucca
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Venice attractions app.

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Venice sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Walking tours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul sightseeing tool.

Fly from Venice to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Venice in September, plan for little chillier days in Istanbul, with highs around 72°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Szechenyi Lanchid and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Budapest day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Expect colder evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in September, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Szechenyi Lanchid ©
Szechenyi Lanchid

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Center of Vienna and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vienna road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna

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.
On the 27th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague and then make a trip to Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Prague sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Prague sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Jordaan and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to The Hague to see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Amsterdam trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Luxembourg Gardens and Sainte-Chapelle. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, stroll around St. James's Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London day trip tool.

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. 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
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Edinburgh Old Town and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip site.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in October, things will get little chillier in Edinburgh: highs are around 56°F and lows about 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and St Stephens Green. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dublin attractions planner.

You can 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, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Walking tours
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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