60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
7
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
8
Cannes, France
— 6 nights
9
Paris, France
— 5 nights
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 7 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.
You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum. Get some historical perspective at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ortakoy, stop by Taksim Square, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul day trip website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Istanbul is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Istanbul is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September, you will find days in Istanbul are colder (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Burc Beach ©
Burc Beach
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. We've included these beaches for you: Koros Torok Sandy Beach and Roman Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Budapest: Eger (Dobo Square & Eger Castle), Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) (in Veszprem) and Helikon Beach (in Keszthely). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 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 September, plan for much colder nights in Budapest, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Eger, Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy), Helikon Beach, Koros Torok Sandy Beach
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Jewish Museum in Prague and Lobkowicz Palace. Change things up with a short trip to Karlstejn Castle in Karlstejn (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, stop by Lesser Town, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip maker app.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Budapest in September, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Karlstejn Castle
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Casa di Giulietta will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Sunny Pet Ufficio 19 (in Lignano Sabbiadoro), Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony) and Verona (Arena di Verona, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

Discover how to plan a Venice trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Venice is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Padua, Sunny Pet Ufficio 19, Bagno Aloha
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Castello del Trebbio. We've included these beaches for you: Bagno Pervinca and Bagni Etruria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Viareggio (Bagno Maurizio & Bagno Irene). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Siena, Marina di Pietrasanta, Viareggio, Castello di Verrazzano, Guardastelle Vineyard
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Le Palme and Lido Il Grillo for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Le Ninfe (in Castel Gandolfo), Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este) and Terracina (Stabilimento Balneare Amerigo & Sun Beach). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, make a trip to Roman Forum, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder tool.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Vatican City, Castel Gandolfo, Tivoli, Sabaudia, Terracina
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Miniaci Art Gallery, Spiaggia Grande, &more), Cantine Marisa Cuomo (in Furore) and Cetara (Spiaggia Lannio & Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and shop like a local with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ravello trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Ravello. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Minori, Scala, Cetara
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

6
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Villa Domergue. Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Get out of town with these interesting Cannes side-trips: Ramatuelle (Plage de Pampelonne & Plage de l'Escalet), Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde (in Marseille) and Nice (Castel Plage, Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Plage de Sylvabelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage noire du Langoustier, wander the streets of La Croisette, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rue d'Antibes.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cannes tour itinerary website.

Fly from Ravello to Cannes in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cannes when traveling from Ravello in October, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Nice, La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Plage noire du Langoustier
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 7:
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Popular historic sites such as Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Plage du Butin (in Honfleur), Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord) and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen (in Rouen). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cheverny, stop by Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Cannes to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, Paris is little chillier than Cannes - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Rouen, Chateau de Cheverny, Plage du Butin, Chateau de Chambord
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

6
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Curracloe Beach and Ballinoulart Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Ferns Castle (in Ferns), Kilkenny (Smithwick's Experience, Rothe House and Garden, &more) and Enniscorthy (Curracloe Beach & The National 1798 Rebellion Centre). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, wander the streets of Grafton Street, step into the grandiose world of Malahide Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Dublin online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Paris to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Enniscorthy, Ballymoney Beach, Rock of Cashel, Malahide Castle
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace and Stockholm Old Town. You'll get in some beach time at Langholmen and Riddersholms Naturreservat. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, head off the coast to Sandhamn, and admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Stockholm takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Stockholm is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dublin in October, with highs in Stockholm at 12°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

7
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, don't miss a visit to Palace Square, and contemplate the long history of Catherine's Body.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Stockholm, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in St. Petersburg, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 29:
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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