60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + train:  26​h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
14
Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The State Hermitage Museum and Savior on the Spilled Blood. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peterhof Grand Palace and The Bath Block. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, see the interesting displays at Menshikov's Great Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Catherine Palace and Park, and explore the galleries of Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To find ratings and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip website .

Sydney, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Sydney to St. Petersburg, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Peterhof Grand Palace ©
Peterhof Grand Palace
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Catherine Palace and Park ©
Catherine Palace and Park

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Appreciate the collections at Vasa Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm. Get some cultural insight at Stockholm Old Town and Skansen. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, and examine the collection at ABBA The Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip maker website .

Getting from St. Petersburg to Stockholm by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm is minus 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Begijnhof. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), walk around Vondelpark, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in October; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Belgian Comic Strip Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum & Groeningemuseum). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), don't miss a visit to Atomium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brussels vacation maker tool .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Brussels are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Chateau de Chambord and Sainte-Chapelle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris online journey planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. November in Paris sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Chateau de Chambord
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Get some cultural insight at Park and National Palace of Pena and Batalha Monastery. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima), Capela dos Ossos (in Evora) and Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Batalha Monastery, Capela dos Ossos, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 15:
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Dali Theatre-Museum and Fundacio Joan Miro will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

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Fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dali Theatre-Museum
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Dali Theatre-Museum ©
Dali Theatre-Museum
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

4
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Rome, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Basilica di Santa Croce. Popular historic sites such as Piazza del Duomo and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence itinerary website .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Florence, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Le mura di Lucca, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
nights
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.
Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Scrovegni Chapel and San Giorgio Maggiore. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore in Verona, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Vitus Cathedral and Lobkowicz Palace. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prague Castle and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Prague travel route tool .

You can fly from Venice to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in November; daily highs in Prague reach 9°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 4:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Center of Vienna and MuseumsQuartier Wien. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, and examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
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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 Shoes on the Danube and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) capture your imagination. Take a break from Budapest with a short trip to Eger Castle in Eger, about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, don't miss a visit to Hősök tere, admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and examine the collection at Hungarian Railway Museum (Magyar Vasuttorteneti Park).

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Budapest travel route planning tool .

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in Budapest sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Eger Castle
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

7
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Historic Areas of Istanbul. Museum-lovers will appreciate Topkapi Palace and Kariye Museum (The Chora Church). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, see the interesting displays at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Istanbul tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul

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