60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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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
— 3 nights
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Venture out of the city with trips to The Walls of Avila (in Avila) and Catedral Primada (in Toledo). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Santo Domingo to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In September in Madrid, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Barcelona Cathedral. Step out of Barcelona to go to Salou and see PortAventura, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (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 Oct 3 — 7:

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 Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Praia da Aberta Nova (in Grandola) and Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Alfama, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in October, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Kilkenny Castle. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to Jenkinstown Wood Loop in Jenkinstown--about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: walk around St Stephens Green, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

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Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in October, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around 57°F and lows about 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 18:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and National Museum of Scotland. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, stroll through Calton Hill, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Palatine Hill. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome trip builder site.

Fly from Edinburgh to Rome in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Rome is a bit warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:

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 Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Campo. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 31st (Sun), 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 Oct 26 — 31:

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 1st (Mon), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 51°F. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

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 3rd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Ortakoy, 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 other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip planning app.

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 (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Venice in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:

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 6th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

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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. Traveling from Istanbul in November, expect nights in Budapest to be cooler, around 36°F, while days are little chillier, around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like 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, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague travel route planning app.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:

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, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vondelpark and The Jordaan. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and make a trip to Brouwersgracht.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Buckingham Palace and National Gallery. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, walk around Hyde Park, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London day trip website.

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. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Luxembourg Gardens and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

Plan trip to Paris with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27: