60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: The Walls of Avila (in Avila) and Catedral Primada (in Toledo). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip maker.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like PortAventura and Barcelona Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, visit El Barri Gòtic, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Park and National Palace of Pena and Quinta da Regaleira. Change things up with a short trip to Praia da Aberta Nova in Grandola (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, visit Alfama, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip planning app.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Kilkenny Castle (in Kilkenny) and Jenkinstown Wood Loop (in Jenkinstown). There's lots more to do: walk around St Stephens Green, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dublin holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, Dublin is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 13:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Royal Yacht Britannia. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

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 discover tucked-away gems like Roman Forum and Food Tours. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Rome takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in September, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 81°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) 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 17 — 21:

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Siena. Venture out of the city with trips to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Florence online trip builder.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:

Venice, Italy

— 2 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.
On the 27th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. You will leave for Istanbul on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 3 nights

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.
On the 29th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Ortakoy, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, then get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, and finally explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul route planner.

Getting from Venice to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. 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 and somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Budapest itinerary builder.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. While traveling from Istanbul, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Zoo. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague vacation planning website.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Budapest in October, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are slightly colder, around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Berlin itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vondelpark and The Jordaan. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, don't miss a visit to Brouwersgracht, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, stroll around Hyde Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the London day trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 18:

Paris, France

— 5 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Sainte-Chapelle. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris day trip website.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23: