60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Chania Town, Greece
— 3 nights
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 3 nights
Taxi to Heraklion, Ferry to Fira
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Fira, Greece
— 6 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Costa Adeje, Spain
— 8 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Angra do Heroismo, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 3 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 3 nights
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Chania Town, Greece — 3 nights

The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Appreciate the collections at War Shelter of Platanias and Ancient Olive Tree. Get outdoors at Nea Chora Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Go for a jaunt from Chania Town to Anoskeli to see Anoskeli Winery Olive Mill about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou, look for gifts at Alexia Handmade Jewelry, steep yourself in history at Firkas Fortress, and see the interesting displays at MINOAN'S WORLD.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip planner.

London, UK to Chania Town is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from London to Chania Town, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Chania Town hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rethymnon.
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Rethymnon, Greece — 3 nights

Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kotsanas Museum and Terzisart. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Palace of Knossos and Rethymno Lighthouse. Step out of Rethymnon with an excursion to Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini in Heraklion--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Arkadi, look for gifts at mariannas, appreciate the history behind Symbol of Rethymnon City, and pause for some serene contemplation at Four Martyrs Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Rethymnon attractions planning app.

You can drive from Chania Town to Rethymnon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Rethymnon are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 6 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akrotiri and Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Discover out-of-the-way places like Experience Horse Riding and Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord. Explore Fira's surroundings by going to Aegean Divers Dive Center - Day Excursions (in Vlychada) and La Ponta (in Akrotiri). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, admire the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Pyrgos, and browse the exhibits of Nikola's Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Fira online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Rethymnon to Fira by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to Athens.
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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.
Visit Acropolis of Athens and Erechtheion for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis Museum and Temple of Hephaestus. Spend the 15th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, visit Anafiotika, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Fly from Fira to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Athens are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to 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.
Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa Vicens and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Playas de Calella (in Calella de Palafrugell), Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello) and Vladimir (in Malgrat de Mar). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

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

You can fly from Athens to Barcelona in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Barcelona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in November since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to fly to Granada.
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Granada, Spain — 4 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alhambra and Saint Jerome Monastery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica de San Juan de Dios and Wine Tours & Tastings. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), steep yourself in history at La Madraza, admire the striking features of Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Granada Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Granada driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in November since evenings lows in Granada dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do your shopping at Barrio de Salamanca and Casa de Mexico en Espana. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Avila (Basilica de San Vicente, Las Murallas de Avila, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Naval Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum of Spain, get a taste of the local shopping with Cava Baja Gallery, and pick up some local products at Mercado de San Antón.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Madrid driving holiday planner.

Fly from Granada to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in Madrid sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Costa Adeje.
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Costa Adeje, Spain — 8 nights

Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Relax by the water at Playa del Duque and Playa de Fanabe. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Diamonds n Diamonds and Centro Comercial Parque Santiago 3. Venture out of the city with trips to Parque Rural de Anaga (in Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Taganana (in Taganana) and Museo de Malvasia (in Icod de los Vinos). Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at La Caleta. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria, trek along Barranco del Infierno, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Ambiental.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Costa Adeje trip planner.

Fly from Madrid to Costa Adeje in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in November, expect nights in Costa Adeje to be warmer, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and National Coach Museum. Get some cultural insight at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, wander the streets of Chiado, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the world behind art at Museu Colecao Berardo.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Costa Adeje to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Costa Adeje in December; daily highs in Lisbon reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Angra do Heroismo.
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Angra do Heroismo, Portugal — 3 nights

Angra do Heroísmo, generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. Get a sense of the local culture at Scuba & Snorkeling and Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vitoria Beach and Ponta dos Biscoitos. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza De Sao Joao Baptista, shop like a local with Olaria de S. Bento, look for gifts at Queijo Vaquinha, and don't miss a visit to Alto da Memoria.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Angra do Heroismo takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon to Angra do Heroismo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can fly to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 4 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Get some historical perspective at Capela das Almas and Igreja dos Carmelitas. Shop till you drop at Palacio da Bolsa and Livraria Lello. Get out of town with these interesting Porto side-trips: Castelo de Santa Maria da Feira (in Santa Maria da Feira) and Guimaraes (Paco dos Duques de Braganca & Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira). And it doesn't end there: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, and see the interesting displays at FC Porto Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Porto trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Angra do Heroismo to Porto takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Azores Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can fly to Toulouse.
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Toulouse, France — 3 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Popular historic sites such as Quai de la Daurade and Chateau Foucaud et parc are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hotel d'Assezat and Musee Saint-Raymond. Step out of Toulouse with an excursion to Cave de Labastide in Labastide-de-Levis--about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: browse the fresh offerings at Marche Victor Hugo, examine the collection at Museum of natural History, take an in-depth tour of Ailes Anciennes Toulouse, and admire the masterpieces at Fondation Bemberg.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Toulouse travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Toulouse takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Toulouse. In December, Toulouse is little chillier than Porto - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montpellier.
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Montpellier, France — 3 nights

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Shop till you drop at Place de la Comedie and Caves Belle Dame. Do some cultural sightseeing at Le Pavillon Populaire and Carre Sainte-Anne. Get out of town with these interesting Montpellier side-trips: Plage de la Grande Conque (in Cap-d'Agde), Les Pierres Blanches (in Sete) and Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons (in Aigues-Mortes). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Camargue Alpilles Safaris, get some jogging in at Bois de Montmaur, and walk around Maison de la Nature.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Montpellier online trip maker.

Getting from Toulouse to Montpellier by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 3 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.
Let the collections at Fresque des Lyonnais and Institut & Musee Lumiere capture your imagination. Head to La Place Bellecour and La Fromagerie d'Oullinsfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lyon: Musee du Jouet (in Moirans-en-Montagne) and Les Grottes de La Balme (in La Balme-les-Grottes). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and stop by The Presqu'ile.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lyon day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Montpellier to Lyon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Montpellier in December: high temperatures in Lyon hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for home.
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