60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 6 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Avignon, France
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
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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.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and wander the streets of Ortakoy.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Durban, South Africa to Istanbul is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durban to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durban in October, expect nights in Istanbul to be a bit warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) 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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest route app.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can 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.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and visit Lesser Town.

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

Fly from Budapest to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in October, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Florence.
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Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Siena (Scuola di Cucina di Lella, San Francesco, &more) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Florence is somewhat warmer than Prague - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

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

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 6 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Sorrento (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Food Tours, &more), Amalfi (Museo della Carta, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Duomo di Ravello, &more). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, kick back and relax at Marina di Praia Beach, get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Grado.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Positano road trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Rome in November, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Turin.
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Turin, Italy — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), take in panoramic vistas at Campanile del Duomo di Torino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, then take in the awesome beauty at Colline di Torino, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Scott, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Superga, and finally stop by Corte Garibaldi.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turin road trip planning website.

You can fly from Positano to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Positano in November, things will get slightly colder in Turin: highs are around 11°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.
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Nice, France — 5 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes), Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, and take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nice road trip planning website.

You can drive from Turin to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Turin in November, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to fly 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

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

Fly from Nice to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in November, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 12°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 2 nights

Culinary Capital of France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): find something for the whole family at AviaSim Lyon, then stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and then make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Avignon.
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Avignon, France — 1 night

City of Popes

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Avignon trip planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Avignon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Avignon sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 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.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip app.

You can fly from Avignon to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Avignon in November; daily highs in Barcelona reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Valencia.
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Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:

Valencia, Spain — 3 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, ponder the world of politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento, and contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in Valencia sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Museo del Greco, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Valencia to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in December, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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