60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
7
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
11
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
12
Paris, France
— 6 nights
13
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights

2
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hagia Sophia Museum and Galata Tower. Museum-lovers will get to explore Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in August, with highs in Istanbul at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and House of Terror Museum. Go for a jaunt from Budapest to Eger to see Eger Castle about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and take in the pleasant sights at Roman Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Budapest visit planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in August, Budapest is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Eger Castle
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Ebraico di Venezia will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Arena di Verona, &more) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

Before you visit Venice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Budapest to Venice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and M.G. Design. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more) and Poggio al Bosco (in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, and get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip builder.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Poggio al Bosco
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Poggio al Bosco ©
Poggio al Bosco
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

6
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.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vila Vella (Old Town) and Las Ramblas. Venture out of the city with trips to Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach & Playa Cala Sa Boadella), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sant Feliu de Guixols) and Begur (Platja Fonda & Plage de Sa Tuna). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Camino de Ronda, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour builder.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, S'Agaro, Begur, Vila Vella (Old Town), Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 26:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 27th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thenmake a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo de S. Jorge. Head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Rossio Squarefor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida da Liberdade, take a stroll through Bairro Alto, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon vacation planning tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Lisbon hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

6
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Grafton Street and James Joyce Cultural Centre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guinness Storehouse and Kilkenny Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland, and see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dublin road trip planning app.

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Dublin at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Enniscorthy, Curracloe Beach
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visiting Dalhousie Castle Falconry and The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty will get you outdoors. Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines (in Errol) and Beadnell Bay Beach (in Beadnell). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh journey 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 September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Beadnell Bay Beach, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Leidseplein. Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Madurodam). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hague, Grote Markt
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
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.
Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Le Marais. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Jewish Museum in Prague and Powder Tower. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, wander the streets of Lesser Town, explore the world behind art at St. George's Basilica, and get engrossed in the history at Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online travel route planner.

Getting from Paris to Prague by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Prague are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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