60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Athens, Greece — 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Temple of Hephaestus. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairo in November, with highs in Athens at 22°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Traveling from Athens in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Duomo. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more) and Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence driving holiday tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 5 nights

City of Romance

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 Food Tours and Walking tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Trieste (Miramare Castle-Historical Museum & Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in November: highs in Venice hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Magic Fountain and Palau Guell. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

Before you visit Barcelona, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Venice - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Museo Sorolla. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo & Catedral Primada). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and admire the striking features of Estacion de Atocha.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in November, with highs in Madrid at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

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 Food Tours and Park and National Palace of Pena. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, take a stroll through Alfama, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in November, with highs in Lisbon at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 7 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Irish Whiskey Museum and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, and examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in December, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 10°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.
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Paris, France — 6 nights

City of Light

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Luxembourg Gardens and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris day trip site.

Getting from Dublin to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: 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. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beer Tastings & Tours and Lesser Town. There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Paris to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Prague hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shoes on the Danube Bank and Danube River. And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Prague to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 4 nights

Queen of Cities

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 the less-touristy side of things at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Topkapi Palace. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, snap pictures at Galata Koprusu, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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