60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
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Trieste, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Valletta
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Valletta, Malta
— 6 nights
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Athens, Greece
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Budapest, Hungary — 6 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Danube River and Food Tours. And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, don't miss a visit to 3d Gallery Budapest, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, and walk around Margaret Island.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest travel route planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 20°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 6 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost. Go for a jaunt from Prague to Litomerice to see Regional Museum LitomErice about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Budapest to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.
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Find places to stay Apr 8 — 14:

Berlin, Germany — 6 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Treptower Park and Großer Tiergarten. Explore Berlin's surroundings by going to Potsdam (Potsdam's Gardens & Sanssouci Park). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, don't miss a visit to Sony Center, take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Berlin driving holiday planner.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Munich.
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Find places to stay Apr 14 — 20:

Munich, Germany — 6 nights

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and Altstadt von Fuessen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Benediktinerkloster St. Mang (in Fussen), Schloss Linderhof (in Ettal) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at BMW Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and explore the activities along English Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Munich trip planning website.

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April in Munich, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can fly to Trieste.
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Trieste, Italy — 1 night

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, step into the grandiose world of Miramare Castle-Historical Museum, then make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Giusto Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Trieste online vacation planner.

You can fly from Munich to Trieste in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Munich in April: high temperatures in Trieste hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:

Venice, Italy — 4 nights

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 Centro Storico di Venezia and Walking tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (MUSME - Museum of the History of Medicine of Padova & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip planning website.

Drive from Trieste to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bologna.
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Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 1:

Bologna, Italy — 2 nights

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, then take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Centro Storico Ferrara, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Estense, then view the masterpieces at Palazzo dei Diamanti, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bologna driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Bologna sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.
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Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Florence, Italy — 5 nights

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 Le mura di Lucca and Piazza dei Miracoli. Venture out of the city with trips to Pisa (Battistero di San Giovanni, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip website.

Take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siena.
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Siena, Italy — 2 nights

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Santa Caterina, and then steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Siena trip maker.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.
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Assisi, Italy — 3 nights

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Explore hidden gems such as San Damiano and Piazza Grande. Get out of town with these interesting Assisi side-trips: Rocca Paolina (in Perugia) and Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Pozzo di San Patrizio). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, explore the ancient world of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Assisi online itinerary planner.

Drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Assisi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and St. Peter's Square. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rome, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Capri.
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Find places to stay May 13 — 18:

Capri, Italy — 1 night

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): trek along Fortini Coastal Walk, browse the exhibits of Villa San Michele, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Solaro, then don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Capri vacation maker.

Getting from Rome to Capri by combination of train and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Capri are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valletta.
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Valletta, Malta — 6 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. John's Co-Cathedral and Fort Rinella. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valletta: Victoria (Citadel & The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary), Mellieha (Mellieha Air Raid Shelter, St Agatha's Tower (Red Tower), &more) and Ggantija Megalithic Temples (in Ggantija). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosta Rotunda, take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, take in the history at Saluting Battery, and get engrossed in the history at Malta Classic Car Collection Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Valletta route website.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Valletta in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. May in Valletta sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can fly to Athens.
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Find places to stay May 19 — 25:

Athens, Greece — 5 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Fortress Palamidi. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Nafplio (Tiryns & Nauplion Promenade). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Erechtheion, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, visit Plaka, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Athens travel tool.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Athens. May in Athens sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay May 25 — 30:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Malta travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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