60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
2
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
4
Zell am See, Austria
— 2 nights
5
Basel, Switzerland
— 4 nights
6
Montbeliard, France
— 3 nights
7
Colmar, France
— 4 nights
8
Metz, France
— 3 nights
9
Trier, Germany
— 3 nights
10
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
11
Amiens, France
— 4 nights
12
Paris, France
— 16 nights

4
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Budapest road trip planning tool.

Perth, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Budapest, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in November, things will get colder in Budapest: highs are around 11°C and lows about 2°C. You will leave for Vienna on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Thermal Spas

6
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vienna attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. November in Vienna sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

5
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: Hallstatt (Old Town, Central Square Marktplatz, &more). There's lots more to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Hallstatt
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

2
nights
Zell am See, Austria

Zell am See ©
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
On the 22nd (Sun), fly down the slopes at Zell Am See, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then head outdoors with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitzsteinhorn, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Elisabethkapelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Zell, then boost your wellbeing at Alpentherme Gastein, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zell am See day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Zell am See takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Zell am See, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Basel.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kaprun, Alpentherme Gastein, Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
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Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall ©
Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall
Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell

4
nights
Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more), Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) (in Zurich) and Lion Monument (in Lucerne). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Basel's Old Town, see the interesting displays at Basel Paper Mill Museum, look for gifts at Jakob's Basler Leckerly (Manufaktur), and make a trip to Rathaus.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Basel trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zell am See to Basel by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Zell am See in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Basel, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Montbeliard.

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern, Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Obertorturm, Lion Monument
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Bundesplatz ©
Bundesplatz
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

3
nights
Montbeliard, France

Montbeliard ©
Montbéliard is a city in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France, about 13km from the border with Switzerland. Venture out of the city with trips to Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut (in Ronchamp) and Acropark (in Lepuix). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at La Cle du Bastion, get a new perspective on nature at Musee du Chateau des Ducs de Wurtemberg, make a trip to Belfort Citadel & The Lion of Belfort, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Maimboeuf.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Montbeliard vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Basel to Montbeliard takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Colmar.

Things to do in Montbeliard

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Belfort, Musee de l'Aventure Peugeot, Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut, ShenZhen-Doux, Acropark
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
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La Cle du Bastion ©
La Cle du Bastion
Musee de l'Aventure Peugeot ©
Musee de l'Aventure Peugeot
Cathedrale Saint-Christophe de Belfort ©
Cathedrale Saint-Christophe de Belfort

4
nights
Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Explore Colmar's surroundings by going to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller) and Mulhouse (Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer & Cite de l'Automobile). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, explore the world behind art at Musée d'Unterlinden, make a trip to Vieille Ville, and wander the streets of Little Venice.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Colmar holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Montbeliard to Colmar takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Metz.

Things to do in Colmar

Museums · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

Eguisheim, Mulhouse, Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, Vins d'Alsace Antoine Ehrhart, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 4:
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Musée d'Unterlinden ©
Musée d'Unterlinden
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER ©
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER

3
nights
Metz, France

Metz
Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Visites touristiques et exploration urbaine de Metz, don't miss a visit to Place Saint-Louis, then make a trip to Gare de Metz-Ville, then pause for some serene contemplation at Le Temple Neuf, and finally admire the striking features of Œuvre de la cathédrale. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Parc de la Pepiniere, then don't miss a visit to Place Stanislas, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Metz trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Colmar to Metz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Colmar, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Metz, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Trier.

Things to do in Metz

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Nancy
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Œuvre de la cathédrale
Œuvre de la cathédrale
Place Stanislas ©
Place Stanislas
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy

3
nights
Trier, Germany

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jobelius Spirituosen (in Valwig), Reichsburg Cochem (in Cochem) and Hangeseilbrucke Geierlay (in Moersdorf). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), take in the spiritual surroundings of Konstantinbasilika, pause for some photo ops at Handwerkerbrunnen, and make a trip to Hauptmarkt.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Trier trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Metz to Trier takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Trier, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Jobelius Spirituosen, Reichsburg Cochem, Hangeseilbrucke Geierlay
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Take a break from Bruges with a short trip to Pairi Daiza in Brugelette, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, let your taste buds guide you at Withlocals, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and explore the activities along Minnewater Lake.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip builder.

Traveling by car from Trier to Bruges takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Trier in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Bruges, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amiens.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pairi Daiza
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 14:
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Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

4
nights
Amiens, France

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Explore Amiens' surroundings by going to Reims (Basilique Saint-Remi, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, &more), Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, take an in-depth tour of Maison de Jules Verne, and take a stroll through St-Leu.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amiens trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amiens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 18th (Fri), you're off to Paris.

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Reims, Rouen, Falaises d'Etretat
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee), Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles, &more) and Grand Temple Bouddhiste (in Bussy St Georges). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Amiens to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Marne-la-Vallee, Boulogne-Billancourt, Captive Live Escape Game, Les Bains d'AliA
Find places to stay Dec 18 — Jan 3:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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