60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
2
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
4
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
9
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
12
Paris, France
— 5 nights
13
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
14
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Let the collections at Topkapi Palace and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Areas of Istanbul and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , stop by Mısır Çarşısı, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Istanbul journey builder website.

Auckland, New Zealand to Istanbul is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Istanbul, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in April, expect cooler with lows of °C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Get some historical perspective at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wieliczka Salt Mine and St. Mary's Basilica. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, wander the streets of Ulica Florianska, shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Krakow takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Krakow. Traveling from Istanbul in April, things will get little chillier in Krakow: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

3
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.
Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Shoes on the Danube Bank. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, and don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest driving holiday planner.

Fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Krakow in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Budapest, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Vienna Naschmarkt or Xocolat. Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Center of Vienna and Peterskirche. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and explore the world behind art at Albertina.

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Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. April in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Doge's Palace and Museo Correr will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Venice when traveling from Vienna in April, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Pitti Palace and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Casa di Santa Caterina, Duomo di Siena, &more), Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more) and Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online trip maker.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
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Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

5
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and steep yourself in history at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

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

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Square ©
St. Peter's Square
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Head to Passeig de Gracia and La Boqueriafor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, make a trip to Palau Guell, walk around Parc de Montjuic, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

5
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alcazar of Segovia and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acueduct of Segovia and Catedral Primada. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, &more) and San Esteban Church (in Segovia). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via, and walk around Casa de Campo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Madrid, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do your shopping at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Rossio Square. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo de S. Jorge. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Chalet da Condessa D’Edla, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Alfama, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. May in Lisbon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Let the collections at Irish Whiskey Museum and The Little Museum of Dublin capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dublin driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in May, with highs in Dublin at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

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Irish Whiskey Museum ©
Irish Whiskey Museum
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin

5
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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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Musee de l'Orangerie and Île de la Cité. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Paris, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Let the collections at Groeningemuseum and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Centre of Brugge and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Go for a jaunt from Brussels to Bruges to see Belfry of Bruges about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and don't miss a visit to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Brussels online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Brussels, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Side Trip

Bruges
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

3
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 27th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, make a trip to Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and finally stroll around Vondelpark.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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