60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 8 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey — 3 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Kapali Carsi or Istiklal Caddesi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hagia Sophia Mosque and Chora Museum. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, stop by Mısır Çarşısı, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Istanbul day trip planning website.

Brisbane, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Istanbul is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in October, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly to Budapest.
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Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:

Budapest, Hungary — 3 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.
Head to Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Central Market Hallfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Matthias Church and House of Terror Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in October, expect nights in Budapest to be colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and Hofburg. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October in Vienna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then visit Lesser Town. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Prague route website.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and walk around Vondelpark.

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

Fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
Do your shopping at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder website.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 5 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Head to Grafton Street and National Gallery of Irelandfor plenty of shopping. Temple Bar and Guinness Storehouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, stroll around Phoenix Park, and explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dublin online holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Dublin, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Lisbon.
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Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:

Lisbon, Portugal — 6 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do your shopping at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Avenida da Liberdade. Get a sense of the local culture at Quinta da Regaleira and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with Feathers & Scales, wander the streets of Rossio Square, visit Bairro Alto, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In October, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 1:

Barcelona, Spain — 8 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Shop till you drop at La Boqueria and Passeig de Gracia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Venture out of the city with trips to Lloret de Mar (Playa Cala Sa Boadella, Fenals Beach, &more), Playas de Calella (in Calella de Palafrugell) and S'Agaro (San Pol Beach & Camino de Ronda). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Platja Port Bo, walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly to Venice.
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Find places to stay Nov 1 — 9:

Venice, Italy — 4 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza delle Erbe and Doge's Palace. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Arena di Verona, &more), PDC Cartizze (in Valdobbiadene) and Toni Doro - Il Prosecco (in Vittorio Veneto). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and make a trip to Basilica di San Marco.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in November, with highs in Venice at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.
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Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:

Florence, Italy — 6 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Castello del Trebbio and Guardastelle Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Fattoria Casa Sola (in Barberino Val d'Elsa) and Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Scenic wine tours in Tuscany, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.
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Find places to stay Nov 13 — 19:

Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. November in Rome sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.
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Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:

Athens, Greece — 6 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of the city life by going to Glyfada Beach and Mount Lycabettus. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Tiryns (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, stop by Monastiraki, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary maker tool.

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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Rome in November, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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