60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
6
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
9
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
10
Paris, France
— 5 nights
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
12
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
13
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
14
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights

4
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Areas of Istanbul and Topkapi Palace. Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Galata Tower will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, and take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Istanbul online attractions planner.

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in Istanbul reach 10°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

3
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Scrovegni Chapel. Popular historic sites such as San Giorgio Maggiore and Piazza San Marco are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

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Fly from Istanbul to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in January, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza Maggiore and Piazza della Signoria are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Duomo. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Casa di Santa Caterina & Piazza del Campo) and Bologna (Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore, Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Bologna, Siena
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cupola di San Pietro and Palatine Hill. Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Square for their historical value. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 22:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and Barcelona Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

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You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Barcelona sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
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Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

5
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and Alcazar of Segovia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Walls of Avila and Templo de Debod. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Catedral Primada, &more) and Segovia (San Martin Church & Iglesia de la Vera Cruz). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, wander the streets of Gran Via, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum of Spain.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Madrid online trip builder.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in January, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 12°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia, The Walls of Avila
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and then explore the galleries of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Madrid to Seville by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in January, expect Seville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

5
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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. Get some historical perspective at Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo de S. Jorge. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Sintra National Palace in Sintra--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, make a trip to Belém Tower, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lisbon holiday planner.

Fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lisbon. In February, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

5
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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, stroll around St. James's Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the London sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to London in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in February: high temperatures in London hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Sainte-Chapelle. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; 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. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Centre of Brugge and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges & Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, steep yourself in history at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brussels vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in February, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

3
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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.
St. Vitus Cathedral and Staromestske namesti will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hradcany and Kostel sv. Mikuláše. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and explore the galleries of Powder Tower.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Prague online day trip planner.

Fly from Brussels to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Spanish Synagogue ©
Spanish Synagogue

4
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Peterskirche. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Schonbrunner Gardens. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna online tour planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In February in Vienna, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Shoes on the Danube Bank. Get some historical perspective at Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, test the waters at a local thermal spa, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 3:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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