60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
— 7 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 7 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 7 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lyon, France
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Helsinki, Finland — 7 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Arboretum Mustila. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Linden Esplanade (in Kotka), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, trek along Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip maker.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Helsinki. In June, Helsinki is cooler than Abu Dhabi - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 7 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Vasa Museum and Skansen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Royal Palace and Fotografiska Stockholm capture your imagination. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Stockholm Old Town, view the masterpieces at Fargfabriken, see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, and glide through natural beauty at The Green Trails.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm trip app.

Getting from Helsinki to Stockholm by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway — 7 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Step out of the city life by going to Oslomarka and Oslofjord. Popular historic sites such as Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Det Kongelige Slott are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ibsen Museum, and trek along Nordmarka.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo road trip planning site.

Getting from Stockholm to Oslo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 7 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Head to Harrods and Piccadilly Circusfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the London online attractions planner.

Getting from Oslo to London by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Oslo to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oslo in July, London is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, take a stroll through Montmartre, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris vacation maker tool.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 4 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.
Do your shopping at Secrets d'Apiculteur and Taverne Gutenberg. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lyon: Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives), Site Naturel du Cirque de Saint-Meme (in Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont) and Musee de Grenoble (in Grenoble). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lyon driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 7 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Grossmunster. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Chapel Bridge, &more) and Maennlichen (in Grindelwald). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Zurich, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich online tour planner.

You can drive from Lyon to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Lyon in July, you will find days in Zurich are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 4 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.
Head to San Marco 801 and Galleria S.Eufemiafor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Canal Grande and Sentiero della Garzaia di Pederobba. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: PDC Cartizze (in Valdobbiadene) and Isola dei morti (in Moriago della Battaglia). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice tour app.

Fly from Zurich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Venice is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and Aria Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano), Siena (Centro Storico di Siena & Ceramiche Bianco e Nero di Staccioli) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the exciting artwork at I Mosaici Di Lastrucci, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train 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.
Head to Via Condotti and I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarellifor some retail therapy. Vatican Museums and Serra will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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