60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

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 Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and wander the streets of Alfama.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip planning site.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from 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 · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 30:

5
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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Magic Fountain and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Barcelona to go to Salou and see PortAventura, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. 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 Mila - La Pedrera, and walk around Parc Guell.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 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

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:

4
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

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 Galleria Borghese. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:

6
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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 Piazza dei Miracoli. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Duomo di Siena (in Siena), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence driving holiday planning tool.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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 ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Venice attractions app.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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 · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

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Istanbul, Turkey

Queen of Cities

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 admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Istanbul road trip website.

Getting from Venice to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Venice to Istanbul. Traveling from Venice in September, expect nights in Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, around 72°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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 St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Szechenyi Lanchid. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Budapest online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect colder with lows of 52°F in Budapest. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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 Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vienna road trip planning app.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. 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 · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

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 see maps, traveler tips, reviews, 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 shuttle. 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
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

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 Vondelpark and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to The Hague to see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

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 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. 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 · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

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Paris, France

City of Light

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 Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Luxembourg Gardens. 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: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and make a trip to Louvre Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 9:

5
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

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 Buckingham Palace and National Gallery. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the London day trip tool.

Take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 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
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:

4
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Royal Yacht Britannia. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in Edinburgh at 56°F and lows at 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 · Childrens Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and St Stephens Green. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dublin travel route website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 45°F. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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