60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route planner

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Paris, France
— 10 nights
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Lyon, France
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Paris, France

— 10 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, make a trip to Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online tour planner.

Boise, USA to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Boise to Paris. April in Paris sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 21:

Lyon, France

— 4 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Change things up with a short trip to Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lyon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April in Lyon, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:

Nice, France

— 5 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: La Croisette (in Cannes) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, make a trip to Place Massena, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nice journey planner.

You can fly from Lyon to Nice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lyon in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Geneva.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 30:

Geneva, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, and make a trip to The Flower Clock.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva day trip planner.

Getting from Nice to Geneva by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Geneva when traveling from Nice in April, with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grindelwald (First Cliff Walk by Tissot & Grindelwald-First). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, explore the activities along Lake Brienz, stop by The Mad Cow, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Interlaken takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 6:

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Old Town, Landesmuseum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, stroll through Mt Pilatus, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne planning site.

Take a train from Interlaken to Lucerne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Lucerne are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 9:

Bern, Switzerland

— 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 10th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle, then explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, then look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and finally make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and then ponder the world of politics at Rathaus Bern.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bern are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 11:

Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vienna vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Bern to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bern in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vienna, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 11 — 16:

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Hallstatt (Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", Old Town, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Salzburg trip builder tool.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Salzburg sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Bergisel Ski Jump, see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally browse the different shops at RathausGalerien.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck route tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to Venice.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Innsbruck in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 55°F in Venice. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Naples.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 22 — 26:

Naples, Italy

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Il Sentiero Degli Dei (in Positano), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Amalfi Coast Drive) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 31:

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Piazza del Campo, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planning site.

You can take a train from Naples to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Naples in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 5:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online vacation builder.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8: