60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Topkapi Palace and Istanbul Modern. Hagia Sophia Mosque and Chora Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, browse the exhibits of Galata Tower, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, and contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online trip planner.

Canberra, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. When traveling from Canberra in March, plan for cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 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.
On the 31st (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then make a trip to Shoes on the Danube Bank, then steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary maker app.

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 March, expect colder with lows of 1°C in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Hofburg and Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), steep yourself in history at Karlskirche, and admire the masterpieces at Silberkammer.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April in Vienna, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 5:

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.
Get some historical perspective at Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel. You'll explore and learn at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Ca' d'Oro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and take an in-depth tour of Ca' Rezzonico.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in April, Venice is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 10:

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.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence holiday builder tool.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 15:

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 Pantheon. Vatican Museums and Palatine Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, visit Trastevere, and admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rome route maker website.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°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.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 20:

Barcelona, Spain

— 7 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Take a break from the city and head to San Pol Beach and Playa de La Barceloneta. Venture out of the city with trips to Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Playas de Calella (in Calella de Palafrugell). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Barcelona tour itinerary builder app.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 27:

Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), admire the striking features of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:

Dublin, Ireland

— 4 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 Guinness Storehouse and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Christ Church Cathedral. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Dublin takes 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 Seville to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seville in April, expect Dublin to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:

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.
Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and St. Paul's Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

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Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 3 — 8:

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and Grote Markt. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) & Frans Hals Museum). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, get engrossed in the history at Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam travel planner.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 12:

Bruges, Belgium

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You'll explore and learn at Groeningemuseum and Friet Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gravensteen and Historic Centre of Brugge. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Graslei and Korenlei). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, admire the striking features of Stadhuis, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. May in Bruges sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

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 some cultural insight at Grand Place and Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Magritte Museum. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, browse the exhibits of Atomium, and explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

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.
Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planning site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 19 — 24: