60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Miskolc, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Eger, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Kaunas, Lithuania
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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Budapest, Hungary — 6 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.
Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Get outdoors at Palatinus Strandfürdő and Margaret Island. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, take in the exciting artwork at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Budapest tour itinerary website.

Multan, Pakistan to Budapest is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Multan in September: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Miskolc.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
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Miskolc, Hungary — 3 nights

Miskolc is a city in northeastern Hungary, known for its heavy industry. Get in touch with nature at Aggtelek National Park and Tokaj Wine Region. Get some cultural insight at Dereszla Pinceszet and Mad Synagogue. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miskolc: Tokaj Oremus Pinceszet (in Tolcsva), Kossuth Memorial House (in Monok) and Arvay Family Winery (in Ratka). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Miskolc Greek Catholic Cathedral of Assumption.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Miskolc online route planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Miskolc in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Miskolc sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Eger.
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Eger, Hungary — 6 nights

Hungarian Rome

Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eger Castle and Kovacs Nimrod Winery. Get outdoors at Szalajka Valley and Nagy-Eged Mountain. Venture out of the city with trips to Farkasmalyi Pincesor Wine Tour (in Gyongyos) and Kozmary Kilato (in Matrafured). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Egerszalók Medical- and Thermal Bath, learn about winemaking at Sike Winery, explore the fascinating underground world of Valley of the Beautiful Women, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Minorita Templom.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Eger trip planner.

You can drive from Miskolc to Eger in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. September in Eger sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 7 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Belém Tower. Visiting Praia da ursa and Praia da Nazare will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Nazare (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours) and Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Alfama, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade, and visit Bairro Alto.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Eger to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Eger to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Eger in September; daily highs in Lisbon reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.
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Albufeira, Portugal — 6 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia Da Rocha and Wildwatch Algarve. Cape Saint Vincent and Centro Historico de Albufeira are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Lagos (Praia Dona Ana, Ponta da Piedade, &more), Vale de Covo Beach (in Carvoeiro) and Tavira Island (in Tavira). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha, head off the coast to Ilha de Armona, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Cordoama, and Head underground at Algar de Benagil.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Albufeira trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly to Funchal.
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Funchal, Portugal — 6 nights

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Madeira Sidecar Tours and Caravel Art Center. Visiting Safaris and Climbing Tours will get you outdoors. When in Funchal, make a side trip to see Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto in Canical, approximately Canical away. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao, take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Plan a Funchal trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Fly from Albufeira to Funchal in 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Funchal can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 6 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.
Pocas Vinhos and Porto Augusto's are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Dedicate the 7th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll through Ribeira do Porto, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and learn about winemaking at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Porto journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Porto takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Funchal in October, Porto is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 8 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Zandvoort aan Zee and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery), Scheveningen Beach (in Scheveningen) and Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel route builder tool.

You can fly from Porto to Amsterdam in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in October, things will get a bit cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Klaipeda.
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Klaipeda, Lithuania — 2 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Kalvystes Muziejus, appreciate the history behind Laukinis Vyras, then appreciate the history behind Vytauto Sliogerio atminimo plokste - peda, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Lithuania Minor. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), kick back and relax at Smiltyne Beach, then examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Pranas Domsaitis Gallery.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Klaipeda journey planning site.

Fly from Amsterdam to Klaipeda in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Klaipeda is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in October, with highs in Klaipeda at 12°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Kaunas.
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Kaunas, Lithuania — 3 nights

Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
Get a sense of the local culture at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum and Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Ninth Fort, contemplate the long history of Kaunas Town Hall, wander the streets of Old Town, and see the interesting displays at Atomic KGB Bunker.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaunas trip planner.

Getting from Klaipeda to Kaunas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vilnius.
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Vilnius, Lithuania — 6 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Visiting Hill of Three Crosses and PuckoriU Atodanga will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Uzupis and Gediminas Castle Tower. Change things up with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, make a trip to Lukiskes Prison 2.0, see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vilnius trip builder tool.

You can drive from Kaunas to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vilnius are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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Hungary travel guide

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Historic Sites · Government Buildings · Nightlife
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations. 
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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The Netherlands travel guide

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Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.
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Lithuania travel guide

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Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.
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