60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Ravello, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
11
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
12
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: New York City, United States

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Capela dos Ossos and Belém Tower. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Park and National Palace of Pena, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning website.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Lisbon. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Lisbon, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Capela dos Ossos
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
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.
Guinness Storehouse and Kilkenny Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rock of Cashel and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

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 July, with highs in Dublin at 68°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Curracloe Beach, Rock of Cashel, Ferns Castle
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

7
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.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor plenty of shopping. Visit Eiffel Tower and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord), Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and stop by Île de la Cité.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in July, with highs in Paris at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, Chateau de Chambord
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza del Campo and The Baptistery of St. John. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Duomo di Siena (in Siena) and Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Florence tour builder website.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Galleria Borghese. Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Villa Adriana (in Tivoli). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Villa Adriana
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

6
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Appreciate the collections at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Ravello. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Fornillo & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano), Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara) and Marina di Praia Beach (in Praiano). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca, steep yourself in history at Villa Romana e Antiquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello, and relax and rejuvenate at Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Rome to Ravello by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Minori, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia Lannio
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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.
Visit Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Go for a jaunt from Venice to Verona to see Arena di Verona about 2h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Ravello to Venice in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, subway, and train. Traveling from Ravello in August, Venice is a bit cooler at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arena di Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle. St. Vitus Cathedral and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Lesser Town, take in the views from Charles Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip builder app.

You can fly from Venice to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in August: high temperatures in Prague hover around 76°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

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

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Bastion and House of Terror Museum. Popular historic sites such as Matthias Church and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip app.

Getting from Prague to Budapest by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. While traveling from Prague, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

3
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 a sense of the local culture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get some historical perspective at Suleymaniye Cami and Galata Tower. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and wander the streets of Ortakoy.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip maker website.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 71°F in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

5
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.
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Kazan Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take an in-depth tour of Peter and Paul Fortress, walk around Catherine Palace and Park, and examine the collection at The Anna Akhmatova Museum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip site.

Getting from Istanbul to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul in August, expect St. Petersburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Catherine Palace and Park ©
Catherine Palace and Park
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. Skansen and Stockholm Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, ski along the peaceful trails at The Green Trails, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm route planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm. In August in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum

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