60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Saint-Tropez, France
— 6 nights
10
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sainte-Chapelle and Montmartre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker tool.

Cape Town, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Paris. Traveling from Cape Town in June, things will get a bit warmer in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kilkenny Castle and National Gallery of Ireland. Bring the kids along to Guinness Storehouse and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown) and Go With The Flow - River Adventures (in Kilkenny). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin day trip app.

You can fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Paris to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Dublin is little chillier than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Stirling Castle and St Giles' Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Calton Hill and Great Away Days. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Doune Castle (in Doune), Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and experience rural life at BobCat Alpacas.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip builder tool.

You can 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 June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Rosslyn Chapel
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Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace and Monteliusvagen. Let the collections at Vasa Museum and Skansen capture your imagination. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, get engrossed in the history at Nordiska Museet, and have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Stockholm using our trip planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. June in Stockholm sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks
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ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

6
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.
Bring the kids along to The State Hermitage Museum and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Peterhof Palace and Palace Square. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, explore the striking landscape of National Park Shhuchye Lake, get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress, and explore the historical opulence of Catherine's Body.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg sightseeing planner.

Fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Villa d'Este. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto, about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome travel route builder website.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Rome in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este, Duomo di Orvieto
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Duomo di Siena and Museo Nazionale del Bargello make great kid-friendly stops. Le mura di Lucca and Florence Academy of Fine Arts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Florence dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa, Le mura di Lucca, Duomo di Siena
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Arena di Verona, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Ca' Rezzonico, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

6
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Step out of the city life by going to Le Cap Lardier and Plage de Cabasson. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plage de Cavaliere and Heraclee Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tanneron (Massif du Tanneron & Lac de Saint-Cassien), Sentier sous marin (in Hyeres) and Bandol (Sentier Littoral, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Plage du Debarquement and stroll through Plage de Pampelonne.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Saint-Tropez vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Venice to Saint-Tropez takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Saint-Tropez are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Bandol, Tanneron, Plage de Guerrevieille, Plage de Cavaliere
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage du Debarquement ©
Plage du Debarquement
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Hofburg and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Albertina. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunner Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planning tool.

Getting from Saint-Tropez to Vienna by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Saint-Tropez in July, plan for slightly colder days in Vienna, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion. Step off the beaten path and head to Liberty Statue and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and explore the galleries of Hungarian National Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bentler Tabiat Parki and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, wander the streets of Taksim Square, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in July since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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