60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
2
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
3
Antalya, Turkey
— 3 nights
4
Oludeniz, Turkey
— 2 nights
5
Marmaris, Turkey
— 4 nights
6
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 6 nights
7
Rethymnon, Greece
— 6 nights
8
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 5 nights
9
Butrint, Albania
— 3 nights
10
Gjirokaster, Albania
— 2 nights
11
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 4 nights
12
Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
13
Sinaia, Romania
— 4 nights
14
Heviz, Hungary
— 3 nights
15
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

4
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Besiktas and Nuruosmaniye Camii. Do some cultural sightseeing at Caferaga Medresesi and Sehzade Mehmet Mosque. Change things up with these side-trips from Istanbul: Bursa (Green Tomb, Emir Sultan Camii, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Istanbul Toy Museum, explore the world behind art at Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi), explore the ancient world of Obelisk of Theodosius, and don't miss a visit to Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Istanbul is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Sao Paulo in March, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Bursa
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Besiktas ©
Besiktas
Emir Sultan Camii ©
Emir Sultan Camii
Green Tomb ©
Green Tomb

3
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Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Visit Zelve Open Air Museum and Agzikarahan Hani for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Guray Museum and Kolonlu Kilise. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sakli Kilise, and look for gifts at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Goreme day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Istanbul in March since evenings lows in Goreme dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Zelve Open Air Museum, Guray Museum, Kocabag Winery, Ortahisar Kalesi
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Kolonlu Kilise ©
Kolonlu Kilise
Zelve Open Air Museum ©
Zelve Open Air Museum
Guray Museum ©
Guray Museum

3
nights
Antalya, Turkey

Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Yivli Minaret Mosque and Ataturk House & Museum. Visit Seleukia (Lybre) and Devlet Agorasi for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Antalya: Belek (The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club & Carya Golf Club). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ataturk Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Antalya Toy Museum, engage your brain at Deniz Biyolojisi Muzesi, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Antalya visit planner.

Getting from Goreme to Antalya by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Goreme in March: high temperatures in Antalya hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Antalya

Outdoors · Museums · Golf

Side Trips

Belek, Manavgat
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Carya Golf Club ©
Carya Golf Club
The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club ©
The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club

2
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Oludeniz, Turkey

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Ancient Rock Tombes, take an in-depth tour of Fethiye Museum, then stop by Old Town, and finally hike along The Lycian Way. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Tlos, then step into the grandiose world of Fethiye Kalesi, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Antalya to Oludeniz by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. March in Oludeniz sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fethiye
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Old Town ©
Old Town
Tlos ©
Tlos

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Marmaris, Turkey

Marmaris ©
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Carian rock tombs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pasha Fine Jewelery and Datca Peninsula. Visiting Rhodes and Watersports Marmaris will get you outdoors. Take a break from Marmaris with a short trip to Turunc Pazari in Turunc, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Siteler Sirinyer Cami, see the interesting displays at Kapurcuk Kultur ve Gastronomi Evi, pause for some photo ops at Marmaris Mountains, and explore the ancient world of Loryma.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marmaris holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Marmaris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Marmaris, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Turunc Pazari
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Watersports Marmaris ©
Watersports Marmaris
Carian rock tombs ©
Carian rock tombs
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Step out of the city life by going to St Nicholas Beach and Epta Piges. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue and The Acropolis of Rhodes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Church of St. Anastasia the Roman (in Gennadi), Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Symi (Symi War Memorial, Kali Strata, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kahal Shalom Synagogue, test your team's savvy at The Cage, contemplate the long history of Street of the Knights, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of Victory ''Santa Maria''.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rhodes Town trip itinerary site.

Getting from Marmaris to Rhodes Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Marmaris to Rhodes Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marmaris in March, Rhodes Town is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Symi, Rhodes, Saint Nectarios Church, Dormition of Theotokos Church, Church of St. Anastasia the Roman
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Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue ©
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights

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Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Reptisland and Scuba & Snorkeling. Discover out-of-the-way places like Souda Bay War Cemetery and Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno. Get out of town with these interesting Rethymnon side-trips: Museum of Ancient Eleutherna (in Eletherna), Winery Stilianou (in Kounavi) and Rouvas Gorge (Agiou Nikolaou) (in Zaros). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Chromonastiri Military Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panagia Chalevi, explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, and get a new perspective on nature at Paleontological Museum of Rethymnon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rethymnon travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Rethymnon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Souda, Museum of Ancient Eleutherna, Agia Irini Convent, Winery Stilianou, Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou

5
nights
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Heptapyrgion and Church of Saint Panteleimon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery) and The Byzantine Museum of Veroia. Venture out of the city with trips to Paralia Katerinis (Greek Art Arhon & St. Paraskevi Church), Veroia (Archaeological Museum of Veria & Vima Apostolou Pavlou) and Naousa (School of Aristotle & Agios Nikolaos). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Geological History Museum Olympus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of St. Theodora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolis Cathedral of Agios Gregorios Palamas, and steep yourself in history at Church of Profitis Ilias.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Thessaloniki trip planner.

Getting from Rethymnon to Thessaloniki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Rethymnon in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Thessaloniki, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Butrint.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Veroia, Paralia Katerinis, Naousa, Dion Archaeological Museum, Geological History Museum Olympus
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Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos ©
Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos
Heptapyrgion ©
Heptapyrgion
Geological History Museum Olympus ©
Geological History Museum Olympus

3
nights
Butrint, Albania

Butrint ©
Butrint is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Butrint National Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Butrint tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Butrint takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Gjirokaster on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Butrint

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park

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Gjirokaster, Albania

Gjirokaster ©
Along with the central Albanian town of Berat, Gjirokastra serves as a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture.
On the 9th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Gjirokaster Mosque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit, then learn about all things military at Gjirokaster, and finally contemplate the long history of Zekate House. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of The Cold War Tunnel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature&joy, and then take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gjirokaster visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Butrint to Gjirokaster takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Gjirokaster are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Gjirokaster

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit
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Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit ©
Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit
Gjirokaster ©
Gjirokaster
Zekate House ©
Zekate House

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Take a break from the city and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Boyana Waterfall. Let the collections at National Museum of Military History and Tsari Mali Grad capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sofia: Assen's Fortress (in Asenovgrad) and Plovdiv (Air Museum Plovdiv, Art Gallery Philippopolis, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church, contemplate the long history of Park "Kambanite", make a trip to Saint Sofia Monument, and admire the masterpieces at The Red Flat.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sofia itinerary builder website.

Drive from Gjirokaster to Sofia in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Gjirokaster in April, with highs in Sofia at 20°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Plovdiv, Assen's Fortress, Horseback Riding Tours, Tsari Mali Grad
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Horseback Riding Tours
Assen's Fortress ©
Assen's Fortress
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church ©
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Appreciate the collections at The Art Collections Museum and Ceausescu Mansion. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Patriarchal Cathedral and Saint George New Church (Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou). Explore Bucharest's surroundings by going to Tiriac Collection (in Otopeni) and Mogosoaia Palace (in Mogosoaia). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lipscani, and examine the collection at National Military Museum Bucharest.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bucharest trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Sofia to Bucharest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sinaia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Tiriac Collection, Mogosoaia Palace
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ceausescu Mansion ©
Ceausescu Mansion

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Sinaia, Romania

Sinaia ©
Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ion Luca Caragiale Museum and George Enescu Memorial House. Museum-lovers will get to explore Casino Sinaia and The Clock Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to La Prapastii Zarnesti (in Zarnesti), Targoviste (Parcul Chindia, Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower), &more) and Lalomita Cave (in Moroeni). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Pensiunea Rhein, take in the spiritual surroundings of Marea Sinagoga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Predeal Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Crucea Caraiman.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sinaia tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bucharest to Sinaia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Heviz.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Targoviste, Ploiesti, La Prapastii Zarnesti, Predeal Monastery, Lalomita Cave
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George Enescu Memorial House ©
George Enescu Memorial House
Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave ©
Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave
La Prapastii Zarnesti ©
La Prapastii Zarnesti

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Heviz, Hungary

Heviz ©
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Explore hidden gems such as Balaton Museum and Cadillac Muzeum. Let the collections at Kocsimuzeum Keszthely and Szechenyi Mansion capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heviz: Sopron (Sopron Museum - Old Synagogue, Central Mining Museum, &more), Nemeth Pince (in Badacsonytomaj) and Skizo Wine House (in Badacsonytordemic). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum Collection Heviz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Via Dolorosa, take an in-depth tour of The Yearthousands of Heviz permanent exhibition, and get to know the fascinating history of Baratlakasok.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Heviz online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Sinaia to Heviz in 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Heviz can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Heviz

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Sopron, Keszthely, Tihany, Konyari Pinceszet, Balaton Szive szobor
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Cadillac Muzeum ©
Cadillac Muzeum
Holy Spirit Catholic Church ©
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Szechenyi Mansion ©
Szechenyi Mansion

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Faust Wine Cellar and Szabó Marzipan Museum. Visit Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral and Visegrad Citadel for their historical value. Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Zugfozde Palinka Museum (in Visegrad), Godollo (Calvary & Royal Palace of Godollo) and Lazar Equestrian Park (in Domony). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Aeropark Budapest, get great views at Fajdalmas Szuz Chapel, explore the world behind art at Mikrocsodak Muzeuma, and take an in-depth tour of Retro Design Center.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip app.

Traveling by car from Heviz to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Szentendre, Esztergom, Visegrad, Godollo, Lazar Equestrian Park
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Visegrad Citadel ©
Visegrad Citadel
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Royal Palace of Godollo ©
Royal Palace of Godollo

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