60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
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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
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Walls of Avila and Plaza Mayor. Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Madrid road trip tool.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Santo Domingo to Madrid, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Madrid are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 13:

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at PortAventura and Barcelona Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, catch a live event at Camp Nou, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Quinta da Regaleira and Park and National Palace of Pena. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Praia da Aberta Nova in Grandola, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in July since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 22:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Kilkenny Castle. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to Jenkinstown Wood Loop in Jenkinstown--about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around St Stephens Green, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dublin tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 28:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

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 National Museum of Scotland. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:

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 Food Tours and Roman Forum. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome journey planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Rome in 6.5 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. When traveling from Edinburgh in August, plan for much hotter days in Rome, with highs around 38°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Piazza del Campo (in Siena). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:

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 11th (Thu), admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Venice vacation builder app.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

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 13th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit 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 find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Istanbul are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

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.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Budapest. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Zoo. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Prague travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in August: highs in Prague hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace.

Plan a Berlin trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vondelpark and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam road trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tower Bridge and Churchill War Rooms. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Big Ben, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London trip tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 27 — Sep 1:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Luxembourg Gardens and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning tool.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6: