60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Syracuse, Italy
— 5 nights
Taxi to Pozzallo, Ferry to Valletta
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
Fly
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Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train to London Kings Cross, Train to Portsmouth
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Syracuse, Italy

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) and Museo Immaginario Verghiano. Teatro Greco and Villa Romana del Tellaro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Syracuse side-trips: Chiaramonte Gulfi (Casa Museo Liberty & Museo dei Cimeli Storico Militari), Ragusa (Casa Museo Appiano, Ragusa Ibla, &more) and Modica (Museo Medico Tommaso Campailla, Casa Museo Campailla, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Monastero del San salvatore, take an in-depth tour of Farmacia Vindigni, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa, and step off the mainland to explore Ortigia.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Syracuse trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Syracuse is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Syracuse is minus 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Syracuse

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 27:

Valletta, Malta

— 2 nights

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, then take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Saluting Battery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Lascaris War Rooms.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Valletta itinerary maker.

Getting from Syracuse to Valletta by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:

Malaga, Spain

— 4 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Appreciate the collections at Automobile and Fashion Museum and Alcazaba. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Carihuela and Museo de Almargen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Marbella Old Town (in Marbella), Puente Nuevo (in Ronda) and Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Malaga planner.

You can fly from Valletta to Malaga in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train. In April, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:

Granada, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 4th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Carrera del Darro, contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then wander the streets of Albayzin.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Granada online route maker.

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:

Maspalomas, Spain

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 6th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Granada to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in May since evenings lows in Maspalomas dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 5 — 7:

Funchal, Portugal

— 4 nights
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Madeira Story Centre and Museu da Baleia da Madeira. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Blandy's Wine Lodge and Engenhos do Norte. Get out of town with these interesting Funchal side-trips: Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz) and Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Cabo Girao, take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro.

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

Fly from Maspalomas to Funchal in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In May in Funchal, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 11:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Bamburgh Castle and Lindisfarne Priory. Museum-lovers will appreciate Etal Castle and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Seahouses) and Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Buchanan Street, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Edinburgh takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Funchal in May, expect Edinburgh to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 11 — 18:

York, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Get some cultural insight at Fountains Abbey and Royal Armouries Museum. Appreciate the collections at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and Beamish Museum. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Lincoln (Lincoln Castle & Lincoln Cathedral), Whitby (Whitby Harbour & Whitby Abbey) and Liverpool (Museum of Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, admire the striking features of York Minster, and get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our York trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 25:

Portsmouth, United Kingdom

— 6 nights
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arundel Castle and Gardens and Corfe Castle. Discover out-of-the-way places like HMS Victory and No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths), Osborne House (in East Cowes) and Bembridge Windmill (in Bembridge). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, get engrossed in the history at Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre, see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, and kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth route planning tool.

Take a train from York to Portsmouth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 31:

Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Forte di Bard and Museo Egizio. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palazzo Reale and Piazza Castello. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Genoa (Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, Galata Museo del Mare, &more). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga, take in nature's colorful creations at Parco del Valentino, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turin trip planner.

Fly from Portsmouth to Turin in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Turin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

Pisa, Italy

— 3 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portovenere and Baptistery of St. John. Get some cultural insight at Montecatini Alto and Le mura di Lucca. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pisa: Castello Doria (in Porto Venere) and Lucca (Torre Guinigi & Piazza Anfiteatro). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pisa planner.

You can drive from Turin to Pisa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pisa, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Ferrari and Centro Storico. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo Nazionale del Bargello and Basilica di San Petronio. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello Estense (in Ferrara) and Bologna (Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, Piazza Maggiore, &more). There's lots more to do: get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence tour itinerary app.

Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:

Siena, Italy

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Orto Botanico di Siena, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Campo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano and then make a trip to Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Siena tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Siena sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:

Rome, Italy

— 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Museo dell'Appennino Umbro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Civita di Bagnoregio and Piazza del Popolo. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Antiquarium comunale di Tenaglie (in Tenaglie), Orvieto (Pozzo di San Patrizio & Duomo di Orvieto) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Siena to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 19: