60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 19 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

19
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 Welcome to Rome and Piazza del Duomo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Rovine Canale Monterano (in Canale Monterano), Necropoli della Banditaccia (in Cerveteri) and Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense (in Tarquinia). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Prassede, contemplate the long history of Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale), and don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Sulmona.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rome, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect nights in Rome to be slightly colder, around 4°C, while days are much colder, around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Orvieto, Viterbo, Vatican City, Rieti, L'Aquila
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Welcome to Rome ©
Welcome to Rome
Stanze di Raffaello ©
Stanze di Raffaello
Basilica di Santa Prassede ©
Basilica di Santa Prassede

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Church and Museum of Orsanmichele and Museo di Palazzo Davanzati. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Brancacci, browse the collection at Accademia di Belle Arti, get engrossed in the history at Corridoio Vasariano, and make a trip to Piazza Santo Spirito.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Florence are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Spas Historic Sites
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Stibbert Museum ©
Stibbert Museum
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele ©
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele
Museo di Palazzo Davanzati ©
Museo di Palazzo Davanzati

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plaça de Sant Felip Neri and Barri de Gracia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Celler Mas Vicenc (in Cabra del Camp), Sant Jeroni (in Montserrat) and Parish Church of Sant Roma (in Lloret de Mar). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Enigmik Escape Room, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Lleo i Morera, pause for some photo ops at Casa Vicens, and take in the waterfront at Port Vell.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planning app.

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Celler Mas Vicenc, Recaredo, Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt, Sant Jeroni, Parish Church of Sant Roma
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Enigmik Escape Room ©
Enigmik Escape Room
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri ©
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri
Barri de Gracia ©
Barri de Gracia

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque de Monserrate and Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Off-Road Tours (in Sintra), Castelo de Tomar (in Tomar) and Palacio Nacional de Mafra (in Mafra). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Capela Das Aparicoes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, contemplate the long history of Panteao Nacional, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquario Vasco da Gama.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. In January, daytime highs in Lisbon are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sintra, Castelo de Tomar, Capela Das Aparicoes, Palacio Nacional de Mafra
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Parque de Monserrate ©
Parque de Monserrate
Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda ©
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like 14 Henrietta Street and Causey Farm. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Celtic Rider (in Kill), Irish Military War Museum & Family Park (in Starinagh) and Slane Whiskey Distillery (in Slane). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, take a leisurely stroll along Dun Laoghaire Harbour, take in the awesome beauty at Dublin Mountains, and take in the dramatic natural features at Rock of Dunamase.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read Dublin day trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in January, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dun Laoghaire, Howth, Causey Farm, Celtic Rider, Irish Military War Museum & Family Park
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane ©
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Marsh's Library ©
Marsh's Library

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Green Park and Wellcome Collection. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of London Docklands, shop like a local with Regent Street, and don't miss a visit to Eltham Palace and Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our London tour planner.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum ©
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Green Park ©
Green Park
Wellcome Collection ©
Wellcome Collection

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Place Vendome and Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet. Venture out of the city with trips to Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) (in Fontainebleau), Cathedrale Saint-Pierre (in Beauvais) and Musee de la Grande Guerre (in Meaux). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee des Arts Forains, take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris online travel route planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis, Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, Musee de la Grande Guerre
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Musee des Arts Forains ©
Musee des Arts Forains
Place Vendome ©
Place Vendome
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brussels Central Station and Zinneke Pis. Venture out of the city with trips to European Flight Simulator (in Gosselies), Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' (in Halle) and Mons (St Symphorien Military Cemetery & Francois Duesberg Museum). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Pompeii The Immortal City, get engrossed in the history at Art & History Museum, admire the landmark architecture of La Bourse de Bruxelles, and put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels online visit planner.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mons, European Flight Simulator, Food Tours, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’'
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:
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Francois Duesberg Museum ©
Francois Duesberg Museum
Brussels Central Station ©
Brussels Central Station
Zinneke Pis ©
Zinneke Pis

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) and then explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Mondial Museum, take an in-depth tour of Zuiderzeemuseum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strand Egmond aan Zee, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden), and finally make a trip to Mozes en Aaronkerk.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit planner.

Take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Zuiderzeemuseum, Mondial Museum, National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden), Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:
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Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Zuiderzeemuseum ©
Zuiderzeemuseum
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vyšehradské sady and Gallery of Steel Figures. Change things up with these side-trips from Prague: Renaissance Town Hall (in Pilsen), iQLANDIA (in Liberec) and Lidice Memorial (in Lidice). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Czech Repubrick, explore the engaging exhibits at Muzeum Smyslů, step into the grandiose world of Park Průhonice, and appreciate the history behind Jan Hus Monument.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. February in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Renaissance Town Hall, iQLANDIA, Lidice Memorial, Park Průhonice
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iQLANDIA ©
iQLANDIA
Vyšehradské sady ©
Vyšehradské sady
Czech Repubrick ©
Czech Repubrick

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pestsäule and Stift Durnstein. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Maria Taferl (in Maria Taferl), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, examine the collection at Retzer Erlebniskeller, step into the grandiose world of Castle Grafenegg, and pause for some photo ops at Johann Strauss Monument.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna holiday builder tool.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Durnstein, Maria Taferl, Steiner Tor, Rax-Seilbahn, Retzer Erlebniskeller
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Augustinerkirche
Augustinerkirche
Pestsäule ©
Pestsäule

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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 Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral and Budapest Eye. Change things up with these side-trips from Budapest: Gyor Old Town Area (in Gyor), Intersport Ski Arena Epleny, Bike Arena (in Epleny) and Visegrad (Nagyvillam Ski Slope & Zugfozde Palinka Museum). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Kekesteto Sicentrum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, step into the grandiose world of Holloko Var, and examine the collection at Ferences Rendhaz es Templom.

Plan trip to Budapest with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. February in Budapest sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gyongyos, Visegrad, Gyor Old Town Area, Holloko Var, Intersport Ski Arena Epleny, Bike Arena
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Gyor Old Town Area
Gyor Old Town Area

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sakip Sabanci Museum and Museum of Innocence. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Istanbul: Mudanya Armistice House Museum (in Mudanya), Bursa (Green Tomb, Uluumay Museum of Ottoman Folk Costumes and Jewelry, &more) and Aya Yorgi Church (in Buyukada). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum, explore the ancient world of Obelisk of Theodosius, walk around Emirgan Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Eminonu Pier.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in February, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 11°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Bursa, Mudanya Armistice House Museum, Aya Yorgi Church
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Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum ©
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum
Sakip Sabanci Museum ©
Sakip Sabanci Museum
Eminonu Pier ©
Eminonu Pier

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