60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
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Porto, Portugal
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Barcelona, Spain
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Avignon, France
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Lyon, France
— 5 nights
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Marseille, France
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Florence, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Athens, Greece
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Munich, Germany
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Salzburg, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
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Budapest, Hungary
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Berlin, Germany
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Charleroi, Belgium
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Frankfurt, Germany
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Tate Modern has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and The British Museum. The adventure continues: stop by Westminster, take an in-depth tour of Museum of London, admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, and explore the activities along Thames River.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to London is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get a bit warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 4 nights

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia da Costa Nova and Matosinhos Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ribeira do Porto and Church of Santa Clara. Explore Porto's surroundings by going to Coimbra (Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, &more), Se de Braga (in Braga) and Guimaraes (Largo da Oliveira, Guimaraes Castle, &more). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, learn about winemaking at Casa Ramos Pinto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela das Almas, and examine the collection at FC Porto Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto online route planner.

Fly from London to Porto in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Vila Vella (Old Town) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at El Barri Gòtic and Las Ramblas. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: San Pol Beach (in S'Agaro), Begur (Cala de l'Illa Roja, Playa Sa Riera, &more) and Calella de Palafrugell (Playas de Calella & Sculpturepark Jardíns de Cap Roig). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fenals Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lloret Beach, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of Sant Roma.

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You can fly from Porto to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Barcelona is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto in July; daily highs in Barcelona reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Avignon.
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Avignon, France — 3 nights

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palais des Papes and Street of Dyers (Rue de Teinturiers). Explore hidden gems such as Roman Theatre of Orange and Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms. Change things up with these side-trips from Avignon: Synagogue (in Cavaillon), Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt (in Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt) and Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo (in Roussillon). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie A. Blachere, do a tasting at Vignobles Mayard, see the interesting displays at Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Pierre.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Avignon trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Avignon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Avignon when traveling from Barcelona in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 5 nights

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Visit Plage Des Marquisats and Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard for some beach relaxation. Vieux Lyon and Collegiale Notre Dame will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Dijon (Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon), Footpath of Les Roselieres (in Saint-Jorioz) and Grenoble (Saint-Laurent Archaeological Museum, Climbing Tours, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint-Philibert de Tournus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle de la Trinite, and walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

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You can take a train from Avignon to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Lyon sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Marseille.
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Marseille, France — 2 nights

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Rocher de Vitrolles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): get outside with Cape Canaille, explore the striking landscape at La Calanque de Figuerolles, hike along Sentier Littoral, get great views at Chapelle Notre-Dame de Pitie, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, and finally get outside with Sanary Aventure Marine.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille online route planner.

You can fly from Lyon to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Marseille are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get engrossed in the history at Stibbert Museum, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally kick back and relax at Easy Living.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Vatican Museums and Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali will appeal to museum buffs. Colosseum and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, admire the striking features of Villa Borghese, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 10th (Wed), you're off to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Hephaestus and Fortress Palamidi. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Nafplio (Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, Nauplion Promenade, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Athena Nike.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Athens trip site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 3 nights

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Schleissheim, see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim, examine the collection at Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum, then admire the masterpieces at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, and finally examine the collection at NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Munich tour itinerary site.

You can fly from Athens to Munich in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for slightly colder days in Munich, with highs around 28°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 14°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 16th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then contemplate the long history of Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Blasius Church.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg vacation site.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, admire the landmark architecture of Kaisergruft, examine the collection at Hofburg, then appreciate the history behind Maria Theresia Denkmal, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna visit planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 nights

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Koros Torok Sandy Beach and Helikon Beach. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Wesselenyi Beach Balatonalmadi (in Balatonalmadi), Villa Romana Balaca (in Nemesvamos) and Municipal Beach (in Keszthely). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, kick back and relax at Beach, and head off the coast to Margaret Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Visiting Strandbad Wannsee and Strandbad Tegeler See will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Potsdam's Gardens and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Explore Berlin's surroundings by going to Potsdam (Sanssouci Palace, Neues Palais, &more) and Suedwestkirchhof Stahnsdorf (in Stahnsdorf). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, get a new perspective on nature at Museum fuer Naturkunde Berlin, and see the interesting displays at Classic Remise Berlin.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Berlin online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Amsterdam on the 27th (Sat).
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get some cultural insight at Rijksmuseum and The Jordaan. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Utrecht (Dom Tower & Canals area). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and engage your brain at Body Worlds.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip site.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Charleroi.
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Charleroi, Belgium — 8 nights

Charleroi is a city and a municipality of Wallonia, located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. You'll discover tucked-away gems like In Flanders Fields Museum and La plage de Renipont. Let the collections at Espace Arthur Masson and Musee du Malgre-Tout capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Charleroi side-trips: Grotten Van Kanne (in Kanne), Alden Biesen (in Bilzen) and Tongeren (Teseum, Begijnhofmuseum Beghina, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Les Draisines De La Molignée, examine the collection at Maison Du Patrimoine Medieval Mosan, steep yourself in history at Domaine Saint Roch, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de l'Industrie.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Charleroi trip builder website.

Drive from Amsterdam to Charleroi in 3.5 hours. August in Charleroi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), you're off to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dreikonigskirche and then see the interesting displays at Dialogmuseum Frankfurt.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Frankfurt planner.

Getting from Charleroi to Frankfurt by car takes about 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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