60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Lyon, France
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 4 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, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Istanbul attractions planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Melbourne to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 17:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 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: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and get a taste of the local shopping with Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 21:

Vienna, Austria

— 4 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 masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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: take in the views from Charles Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Prague road trip planning website.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January in Prague, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:

Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin, and contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 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.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Teylers Museum & Frans Hals Museum). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, stroll around Vondelpark, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 6:

London, United Kingdom

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Windsor & Eton Brewery (in Windsor) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the London road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 12:

Paris, France

— 5 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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris visit website.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. February in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 12 — 17:

Lyon, France

— 4 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Take a break from Lyon with a short trip to Musee de Grenoble in Grenoble, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lyon holiday planning app.

You can fly from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Lyon are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lyon

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:

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.
Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Alfama, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lyon in February: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 21 — 25:

Madrid, Spain

— 4 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: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Madrid itinerary planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in February, expect Madrid to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 1:

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 de la Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in March since evenings lows in Florence dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 7:

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the striking features of Cupola di San Pietro.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planning tool.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 12: