60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 4 nights
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Tirana, Albania
— 3 nights
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Tivat, Montenegro
— 5 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 5 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 5 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 5 nights
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Lviv, Ukraine
— 2 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 4 nights
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 4 nights
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Goreme, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, visit Monastiraki, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens travel route planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in March: high temperatures in Athens hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Thessaloniki, Greece

— 4 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Step out of Thessaloniki with an excursion to Serres Racing Circuit in Serres--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get outside with Nea Paralia.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki driving holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Thessaloniki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Athens in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Thessaloniki, with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tirana.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Tirana, Albania

— 3 nights
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Get out of town with these interesting Tirana side-trips: The Cave of Pellumbas (in Pellumbas) and Parku Kombetar Divjake-Karavasta (in Lushnje). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, explore the stunning scenery at Canyons of Erzen River, have fun at Kinema Millennium, and make a trip to Skanderbeg Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tirana vacation planner.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Tirana in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Thessaloniki to Tirana is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tivat.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks · Nature · Nightlife · Spas

Side Trips

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Tivat, Montenegro

— 5 nights
Known for its marina and promenade, Tivat bathes in sunshine during summer, making it an ideal stop for trips around Kotor Bay.
Tivat is known for museums, beaches, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Mount Vrmac, explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, make a trip to Kotor Old City, and soothe aching muscles at Senso di Cattaro Wellness Retreat.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tivat day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Tivat takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Tivat

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 19th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, and then make a trip to Onophrian Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): stop by Old Town and then steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik route website.

You can drive from Tivat to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. March in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Split, Croatia

— 3 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Dedicate the 21st (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace, see Off-Road Tours, make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Split trip planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Split in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Split are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 5 nights
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Mostar is known for historic sites, shopping, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most), contemplate the waterfront views at Neretva River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koski-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of Bosnaseum.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mostar online route builder.

Traveling by car from Split to Mostar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. March in Mostar sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 5 nights

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Step out of Sarajevo to go to Jahorina and see Olympic Center Jahorina, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995, and see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarajevo holiday planner.

You can drive from Mostar to Sarajevo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mostar in March, expect Sarajevo to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Bucharest, Romania

— 5 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Step out of Bucharest with an excursion to Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, walk around Herăstrău Park, and explore the world behind art at Muzeul Karanului Roman.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bucharest trip planner.

Getting from Sarajevo to Bucharest by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sarajevo to Bucharest is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Bucharest are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to fly to Lviv.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Lviv, Ukraine

— 2 nights

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for gifts at Something Interesting and then take an in-depth tour of Lychakiv Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Rynok Square, then take a stroll through Old Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Beer Cultural Experience Center “Lvivarnya”.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lviv trip planning website.

Fly from Bucharest to Lviv in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bucharest in April: highs in Lviv hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

— 4 nights
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kyiv (Kiev) is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, make a trip to Khreshchatyk, shop like a local with Narodniy Dim Ukraine, and admire the landmark architecture of Golden Gate.

Discover how to plan a Kyiv (Kiev) trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Nature · Spas · Parks

Tbilisi, Georgia

— 4 nights
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
On the 17th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Kartlis Deda, find something for the whole family at Mtatsminda Amusement Park, and snap pictures at The Bridge of Peace.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tbilisi trip planner.

Fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Tbilisi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Tbilisi. In April, daytime highs in Tbilisi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Goreme.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Goreme, Turkey

— 5 nights
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Goreme National Park. There's lots more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, step into the grandiose world of Uchisar Castle, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Goreme tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Tbilisi to Goreme takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tbilisi to Goreme due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tbilisi in April since evenings lows in Goreme dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Istanbul, Turkey

— 7 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and see the interesting displays at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Istanbul day trip tool.

Fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Goreme in April, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

Greece travel guide

4.2
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.

Albania travel guide

3.9
Castles · National Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Eagles
With its young bustling metropolis, networks of cobblestone pedestrianized streets, coastal beach towns, and cities of ancient ruins, Albania will continuously surprise you. As you reach each new major town and discover how completely different it is from the last, your appreciation will deepen for this tucked-away land steeped in history. Travel, eating, and accommodation here is very inexpensive, freeing you from budget concerns and allowing you to travel in the style that you want. Meanwhile, you may find yourself going days without spotting another tourist. While this means that many things will not be customized for visitors (non-English menus, sparse accommodation, and fewer international transportation options), you'll experience the feel of authentic Albania.

Montenegro travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Whether you're in the mood to explore unspoiled nature, see historical sights, or soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere of beaches and parties, in Montenegro you can find everything within arm's reach. The Montenegrin coastline offers both large city beaches abundant with amenities, as well as peaceful fishing villages and secluded coves. Fortified old towns, medieval cathedrals, and monasteries are certain to satisfy history enthusiasts. Further inland are some of the nation's larger cities, as well as an abundance of opportunities for an active vacation. Wander off the beaten path, hike the mountains and canyons, and experience the traditional hospitality of villages where time seems to stand still. The national cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, including everything from fresh meat and dairy specialties, to a selection of seafood. The size of the country allows you to see a lot even during a short stay.

Croatia travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.

Bosnia and Herzegovina travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Bridges · Historic Sites
Heart-Shaped Land
With the legacy of war still fresh on the streets of Bosnia and Herzegovina, this Balkan gem is often overlooked as a holiday destination. Part of the former Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina endured a bloody and destructive war for independence in the 1990s, which ripped apart its capital and other important cities. Since then, Bosnians have moved on, and as the rest of the world does too, tourism in the country is slowly growing. You’ll be welcomed by locals with open arms, eager to share their country and culture with those who include Bosnia and Herzegovina in their itineraries. Sarajevo and Mostar top most visitors' list of places to visit for their rich history and charming streets. Make sure to indulge in some local specialities such as burek.

Romania travel guide

4.4
Castles · Churches · Historic Walking Areas
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.

Ukraine travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Churches
Bread Basket of Europe
As the largest country entirely within Europe, it comes as no surprise that Ukraine is a hugely diverse nation. Despite its varied and vibrant tourist attractions, it is a relatively under-visited part of the world. This is mostly good news for those who do decide to vacation here because they can enjoy an authentic and unusual experience. Sip coffee in city cafes, hike the Carpathians, unwind by the beach, and explore picturesque forests. Those interested in architecture will be delighted by the massive array on offer, including grand Gothic towers, wooden churches, and looming Stalinist constructions.

Georgia travel guide

4.4
Churches · Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas
Home to four World Heritage Sites, the beautiful country of Georgia epitomizes the saying, "the best of both worlds." Geographically, the land is divided in half by the Likhi mountain range, which yields a humid, subtropical climate to the west, and an arid, continental climate to the east. Experience a spectacular array of natural destinations, from low-land swamps, rainforests, mineral springs, and hot springs, to volcanic plateaus, snow-tipped mountains, and glaciers. Embrace the laid-back attitude, rich folklore, and ecclesiastic architecture among the sub-tropical gardens. Georgia boasts a healthy mix of rural charm and urban modernity, combined with Mediterranean hospitality. Here you'll find the deepest cave in the world, Krubera Cave, with 2,140 m (7,021 ft) of known depth. Relax in the sun along the pebbled beaches of the Black Sea, and sample the mouth-watering Georgian specialties, including "Khinkali," traditional meat dumplings, to round out your authentic Georgian holiday.

Turkey travel guide

4.3
Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.