60 days in Eastern Europe, Central Europe & Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Europe, Central Europe & Western Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
4
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
9
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
10
Cannes, France
— 4 nights
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
13
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
14
Paris, France
— 6 nights

4
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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and Kazan Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Russian Museum. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, make a trip to Palace Square, and explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg online trip maker.

Brisbane, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Brisbane to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In September, St. Petersburg is little chillier than Brisbane - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:
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Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lobkowicz Palace and St. Vitus Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Lesser Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Church, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

3
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Matthias Church and Heroes' Square. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and make a trip to Shoes on the Danube Bank.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Step off the beaten path and head to Schonbrunner Gardens and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade, and contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg road trip tool.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Piazza delle Erbe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, Venice is a bit warmer than Salzburg - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza del Campo and Duomo di Siena. Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica of Santa Croce and The Baptistery of St. John. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana (in Siena) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 Pantheon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Santa Maria della Vittoria. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

5
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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Marina di Praia Beach (in Praiano) and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dell'Annunziata, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello online attractions planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Rome in October, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Scala, Marina di Praia Beach, Lido Capo di Conca
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Explore hidden gems such as Vieille Ville and Saint-Paul de Vence. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Gigaro and Plage de Cavaliere. Venture out of the city with trips to Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence), Plage de Sylvabelle (in La Croix-Valmer) and Chateau de Grimaud (in Grimaud). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through La Croisette, admire the striking features of Church St Francis of Assisi, enjoy the sand and surf at Port Grimaud 1 Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at La Madone d'Utelle.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cannes trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ravello to Cannes takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ravello in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cannes, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Grimaud, St-Paul-de-Vence, La Croix-Valmer, Haut de Cagnes, La Madone d'Utelle
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Quinta da Regaleira and Capela dos Ossos. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castelo dos Mouros and Castelo de S. Jorge. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Sintra National Palace) and Centro Historico de Evora (in Evora). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cannes to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Evora
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Popular historic sites such as Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and Trinity College Dublin. Venture out of the city with trips to Thomastown (Jerpoint Abbey & Jerpoint Park) and Black Abbey (in Kilkenny). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church Cathedral, make a trip to Grafton Street, and steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in October: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 16°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Holyroodhouse and Stirling Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Rosslyn Chapel and St Giles' Cathedral. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to National Wallace Monument (in Stirling) and Doune Castle (in Doune). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Rosslyn Chapel, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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 Sainte-Chapelle and Pantheon. Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Paris when traveling from Edinburgh in November, with lows around 6°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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