60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Castelo Branco, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Nice, France
— 6 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 5 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Fethiye, Turkey
— 1 night
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Dalaman, Turkey
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 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). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Lisbon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in May; daily highs in Lisbon reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Castelo Branco.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 7:

Castelo Branco, Portugal

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Fundacao Manuel Cargaleiro and then take a stroll through Historic Village of Monsanto. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Jardim do Paco Episcopal.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Castelo Branco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Castelo Branco takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Porto.

Things to do in Castelo Branco

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Porto, Portugal

— 5 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Coimbra (Praca do Comercio, Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, &more). Dedicate the 12th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Castelo Branco to Porto takes 3 hours. May in Porto sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 9 — 14:

Madrid, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Segovia (Alcazar of Segovia & Acueduct of Segovia) and Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Catedral Primada, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, walk around Parque del Retiro, and contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Madrid is 1 hour. While traveling from Porto, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 19:

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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: walk around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona visit planning tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can fly to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
Find places to stay May 19 — 24:

Nice, France

— 6 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Be Free 2 Dive (in Villeneuve-Loubet), Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Forcerie Vial (in Tanneron). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 30:

Genoa, Italy

— 5 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Genoa: Monterosso al Mare (Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, &more), Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours (in Manarola) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, trek along Trail 2, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Genoa trip planner.

Getting from Nice to Genoa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:

Milan, Italy

— 6 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Varenna (S. Giovanni Battista & Chiesa di San Giorgio), Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Villa Carlotta) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Genoa to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. When traveling from Genoa in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Milan, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 10:

Vienna, Austria

— 5 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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, walk around Prater, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Vienna online vacation planner.

You can fly from Milan to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Milan in June, with highs in Vienna at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 15:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 3 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 16th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church, and finally cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip builder tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Zagreb in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly to Sofia.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Historic Sites · Spas · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:

Sofia, Bulgaria

— 2 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Sofia is known for fun & games, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at National Museum of History, admire the natural beauty at Zapaden Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sofia trip builder website.

Fly from Zagreb to Sofia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. June in Sofia sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Veliko Tarnovo.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

— 2 nights
Veliko Tarnovo is a city in north central Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Veliko Tarnovo Province.Often referred to as the "City of the Tsars", Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Nativita, examine the collection at Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR, and then examine the collection at Interactive Museum of Industry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Tsarevets and then see the interesting displays at Historical Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Veliko Tarnovo visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. June in Veliko Tarnovo sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Veliko Tarnovo

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 5 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 an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Istanbul trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Veliko Tarnovo to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Veliko Tarnovo to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Fethiye.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:

Fethiye, Turkey

— 1 night
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see where the ancients bathed at Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath and then stroll through The Lycian Way.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fethiye road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Fethiye in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fethiye, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Dalaman.

Things to do in Fethiye

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Dalaman, Turkey

— 2 nights
Dalaman is a district, as well as the central town of that district, situated on the southwestern coast of Turkey, in the Muğla Province.Dalaman Stream (Dalaman çayı) forms much of the western border of the district, where its neighbors are Köyceğiz and Ortaca districts. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for gifts at Bazaar Anatolia and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarsala Koyu. Here are some ideas for day two: soothe aching muscles at Belediye Hamami.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dalaman attractions planner.

You can drive from Fethiye to Dalaman in an hour. June in Dalaman sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dalaman

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30: