60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Hangzhou, China
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  22​h
1
Lindos, Greece
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  7​h 45​min
2
Kissamos, Greece
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  10​h 15​min
3
Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  6​h
4
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  8​h
5
Alcudia, Spain
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  8​h 45​min
7
Albufeira, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
8
Amboise, France
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + Train + Subway + Foot + Train:  7​h 15​min
9
Bath, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
York, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
12
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
+4
Fly + Foot + Train + Subway + Train:  23​h
End: Hangzhou, China

3
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Get some cultural insight at Dormition of Theotokos Church and Village of Lindos. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Agios Pavlos Beach and Lindos Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Alyki Beach (in Monolithos) and Prasonisi Beach (in Kattavia). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach and explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lindos online visit planner .

Hangzhou, China to Lindos is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Hangzhou in July, you will find days in Lindos are little chillier (35°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kissamos.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dormition of Theotokos Church, Alyki Beach, Prasonisi Beach, Tsambika Beach
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach

3
nights
Kissamos, Greece

Kissamos ©
A quiet port town situated on Crete's western tip, Kissamos attracts mostly domestic tourists and possesses more of the quintessential Greek feel than livelier resorts strung along the island's coastline.
We've included these beaches for you: Falassarna Beach and Balos Lagoon. Step out of Kissamos with an excursion to Elafonissi Beach in Elafonissi--about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Sfinari Beach.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kissamos tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Lindos to Kissamos in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. July in Kissamos sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Kissamos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Elafonissi Beach, Falassarna Beach
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Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Sfinari Beach ©
Sfinari Beach
Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon

2
nights
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Visit Lascaris War Rooms and Mnajdra for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum and Saluting Battery. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Co-Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, and take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Valletta trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Kissamos to Valletta in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kissamos to Valletta is minus 1 hour. In July in Valletta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mdina Old City, Mnajdra
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Fort St Elmo - National War Museum ©
Fort St Elmo - National War Museum
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Battistero and Abbazia di San Galgano. Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Duomo di Orvieto will appeal to history buffs. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Siena (Duomo di Siena, Torre del Mangia, & more) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Valletta to Florence in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Valletta in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Le mura di Lucca, Abbazia di San Galgano, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

3
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Visit Cala Turqueta and Playa de Alcudia for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parc Natural de Mondrago and Cala Murta. Step out of Alcudia with an excursion to Catedral de Mallorca in Palma de Mallorca--about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: stroll through Playa de Muro and wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Alcudia road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Florence to Alcudia takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Alcudia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Catedral de Mallorca, Playa de Muro, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Cala Turqueta, Cala Murta
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Cala Turqueta
Cala Turqueta
Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro

3
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa de Mogan and Playa de Amadores. Change things up with a short trip to Las Canteras Beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, get to know the resident critters at Palmitos Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Maspalomas travel route builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alcudia to Maspalomas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alcudia to Maspalomas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Alcudia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Maspalomas, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

5
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cape Saint Vincent and Old Town Faro. We've included these beaches for you: Praia Dona Ana and Praia da Marinha. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Lagos (Ponta Da Piedale, Praia do Camilo, & more). Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach.

Plan my day in Albufeira using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Albufeira takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In July in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amboise.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Marinha, Old Town Faro
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Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

3
nights
Amboise, France

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Museum-lovers will get to explore Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci and Chateau de Chenonceau. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Cheverny and Chateau Royal d'Amboise. Go for a jaunt from Amboise to Chambord to see Chateau de Chambord about 52 minutes away.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Amboise journey maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Albufeira to Amboise in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albufeira to Amboise due to the time zone difference. In July, Amboise is slightly colder than Albufeira - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Chenonceau
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Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord

8
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Tank Museum and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wells Cathedral and Corfe Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain & Clifton Suspension Bridge) and Longleat (in Warminster). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach, and stroll through Bournemouth Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bath route planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Amboise to Bath in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amboise to Bath is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Bristol, Wareham, Portsmouth, Weymouth Beach
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Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

7
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Visit Scarborough Beach and Filey Beach for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fountains Abbey and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Durham Cathedral (in Durham), Lincoln (Lincoln Cathedral & Lincoln Castle) and Peasholm Park (in Scarborough). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Whitby Abbey, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, go for a walk through York City Walls, and get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our York road trip site .

Traveling by car from Bath to York takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in York are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln, Scarborough, Fountains Abbey, Durham Cathedral, Whitby Abbey
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Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©

6
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bamburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lindisfarne Priory and Edinburgh Old Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Alnwick Castle (in Alnwick), Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary tool .

Take a train from York to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Lindisfarne Priory, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Alnwick Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

5
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Thingvellir National Park and National Museum of Iceland. Visit Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and Hallgrimskirkja for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella), Strokkur (in Geysir) and Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd). And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Edinburgh in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Reykjavik, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Gullfoss Falls, Strokkur
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National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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