60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  30 h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Gloucester, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

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.
Shop till you drop at Tretyakov's Gallery and Photogallery Rachmaninov Garden. Get a sense of the local culture at The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Shop Hermitage, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and view the masterpieces at Center of the Mikhail Chemyakin.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip planning app.

Auckland, New Zealand to St. Petersburg is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Auckland in March; daily highs in St. Petersburg reach 2°C and lows reach -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

3
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.
Head to Schwarzenberg Palace and Art cz Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate NaFilM: National film museum and Powder Tower. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague sightseeing planning website.

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 bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in March; daily highs in Prague reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

5
nights
Gloucester, United Kingdom

Gloucester ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Gallery at The Guild and Old Baptist Chapel. Museum-lovers will appreciate Showborough House Sculpture Garden and Fosse Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: Chipping Campden (Hart Gold and Silversmiths & Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre), Hailes Church (in Winchcombe) and St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook).

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gloucester route planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Gloucester takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Prague to Gloucester due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Gloucester when traveling from Prague in March, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Gloucester

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Tewkesbury, Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Hailes Church
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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center

5
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple Bar and National Gallery of Ireland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown) and Ballymoney Beach (in Ballymoney). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., take a stroll through Grafton Street, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin online road trip planner.

Getting from Gloucester to Dublin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Gloucester in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Dublin, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Seal Rescue Ireland, Ballymoney Beach
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House will appeal to museum buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and De 9 Straatjes. Step out of Amsterdam to go to The Hague and see Galerie Pulchri, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Hague
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Museum-lovers will get to explore Groeningemuseum and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan in Bruges, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), examine the collection at Atomium, and don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Brussels online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Brussels are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

5
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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Vieille Ville and Le Suquet. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Croisette and Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannes: Nice (Palais Lascaris, Chateau de Bellet, &more), VinAzur - Vins de provence (in St-Laurent du Var) and Chapelle des Penitents Blancs (in Peillon). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Gabel, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentier Jean Francois Jube, and browse the fresh offerings at Marche Forville.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cannes trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Cannes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Cannes at 22°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nice, Biot, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Eglise Anglicane
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from the city and head to Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome sightseeing website.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
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 Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. For shopping fun, head to M.G. Design or Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Santa Brigida to see Castello del Trebbio about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

5
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.
Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at The Hofburg and Haus der Musik Wien. There's still lots to do: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna, examine the collection at The Third Man Museum, and explore the galleries of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Florence to Vienna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Florence in April, with highs in Vienna at 19°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Head to Andrassy Avenue and Vaci Streetfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, take in the exciting artwork at Koller Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Hungarian National Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary site.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

4
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.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisifor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Zeyrek Mosque, explore the galleries of Rumeli Fortress, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Istanbul. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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