60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 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 striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

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

Islamabad, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Islamabad in October, expect nights in Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Athens, Greece

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi & Nauplion Promenade) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Athens road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in October since evenings lows in Athens dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

Fly from Athens to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, expect Budapest to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks
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Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vienna tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October in Vienna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, then don't miss a visit to Stiegl-Brauwelt, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg vacation builder site.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Salzburg in October, with highs in Venice at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Siena (Scuola di Cucina di Lella, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome attractions website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

Find out how to plan Barcelona trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Madrid online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Lisbon, Portugal

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Alfama, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon vacation maker site.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. Traveling from Madrid in November, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Dublin, Ireland

— 4 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., walk around St Stephens Green, and contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in November, with highs in Dublin at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can fly to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read London tour itinerary app.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November, daily temperatures in London can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, stop by Le Marais, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

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 find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, The Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, browse the exhibits of Atomium, and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brussels holiday website.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Brussels are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can fly to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, get great views at Petřín, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Prague travel route planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries