60 days in Eastern Europe, Central Europe & Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Europe, Central Europe & Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  28 h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
10
Cannes, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
13
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
14
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Peterhof Palace and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kazan Cathedral and Palace Square. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, steep yourself in history at The Marly Palace, explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Catherine's Body.

Plan my day in St. Petersburg using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Brisbane, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in September: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:
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Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and Lesser Town. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lobkowicz Palace and St. Vitus Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Church, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Matthias Church and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest day trip website.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. Step off the beaten path and head to Ringstrasse and The Hofburg. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade, and contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, thenget engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, thenadmire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, thenget great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg road trip tool.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Arena di Verona, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice online journey maker.

Drive from Salzburg to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, Venice is somewhat warmer than Salzburg - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza del Campo and Basilica of Santa Croce. Step off the beaten path and head to Duomo di Siena and Palazzo Vecchio. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana (in Siena) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Church of St. Louis of the French. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

5
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Lido Capo di Conca. Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano) and Marina di Praia Beach (in Praiano). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luna Convento.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello online attractions planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Rome in October, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Scala, Marina di Praia Beach, Lido Capo di Conca
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

4
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Explore hidden gems such as Vieille Ville and Saint-Paul de Vence. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Gigaro and Port Grimaud Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage de Sylvabelle (in La Croix-Valmer), Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Plage de Cavaliere (in Le Lavandou). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at La Madone d'Utelle, explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes, wander the streets of La Croisette, and admire the striking features of Church St Francis of Assisi.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cannes trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ravello to Cannes takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ravello in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cannes, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Grimaud, La Croix-Valmer, St-Paul-de-Vence, La Madone d'Utelle, Vieille Ville
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Madone d'Utelle ©
La Madone d'Utelle

5
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 Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. Do some cultural sightseeing at Capela dos Ossos and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Sintra National Palace) and Centro Historico de Evora (in Evora). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cannes to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Evora
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Kilkenny Castle and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower and Jerpoint Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown) and Black Abbey (in Kilkenny). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around St Stephens Green, take a stroll through Grafton Street, and explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip planning app.

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 a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in October, with highs in Dublin at 16°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Holyroodhouse and Rosslyn Chapel. Get a sense of the local culture at Stirling Castle and National Wallace Monument. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Doune and see Doune Castle, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, identify plant and animal life at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh vacation maker site.

Getting from Dublin to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Rosslyn Chapel
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sainte-Chapelle and Montmartre. Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, pause for some photo ops at Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paris holiday planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Paris when traveling from Edinburgh in November, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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