60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Let the collections at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Athens online tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Athens is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Athens due to the time zone difference. April in Athens sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to 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 April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Pitti Palace and Florence Academy of Fine Arts will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Piazza del Campo, &more), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Florence journey site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Ca' Rezzonico. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and San Giorgio Maggiore are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planning app.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, shop like a local with La Boqueria, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder app.

Getting from Venice to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 5 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.
You'll explore and learn at Irish Whiskey Museum and Guinness Storehouse. Popular historic sites such as Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Castle are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Kilkenny (Black Abbey, St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in April; daily highs in Dublin reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Popular historic sites such as Churchill War Rooms and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Victoria and Albert Museum and National Gallery. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 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 Musee de l'Orangerie and Montmartre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

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

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Groeningemuseum & Belfry of Bruges). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

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

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis. Get some historical perspective at Grote Markt and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo). Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, take an in-depth tour of Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel, and stroll around Vondelpark.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 3 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow Pinball Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Cathedral. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, explore the historical opulence of Wawel Royal Castle, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Krakow in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Belvedere Palace and Peterskirche. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Hofburg, steep yourself in history at Karlskirche, and explore the world behind art at Silberkammer.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna day trip planning app.

You can fly from Krakow to Vienna in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 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.
House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Shoes on the Danube Bank and Fisherman's Bastion are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

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Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 3 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.
Let the collections at Topkapi Palace and Galata Tower capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Areas of Istanbul and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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