60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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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.
An Evening of Irish Folklore and Fairies has been added to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin and TCD Zoological Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre and Loughcrew Cairns. Venture out of the city with trips to Heywood Gardens (in Ballinakill), Castlecomer Discovery Park (in Castlecomer) and Hill of Slane (in Slane). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Windmill Lane Recording Studios, admire the masterpieces at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mel's Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin online tour planner.

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dublin is 5 hours. December in Dublin sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Regent Street and Sir John Soane's Museum. Popular historic sites such as Winchester City Mill and Westminster Cathedral are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: George Orwell's Grave (in Sutton Courtenay) and Room Escape Games (in Portsmouth). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, explore the world behind art at Royal Academy of Arts, admire the striking features of Somerset House, and learn about all things military at Royal Navy Submarine Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our London road trip planning website.

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. December in London sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee des Arts Forains and Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin. Visit Museum of the Surrender and Palais du Tau for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Epernay (Avenue de Champagne & Les Grands Vins de France). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, stop by 1st Arrondissement, get to know the resident critters at Jardin des Plantes, and see the interesting displays at Musee Carnavalet - Histoire de Paris.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 5 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 discover tucked-away gems like Cogels Osylei and Église Saint Nicolas. Museum-lovers will get to explore Chocolate Nation and BELvue Museum. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Lier Historical Town (in Lier), Bruges (Food Tours, Oude Civiele Griffie, &more) and Antwerp (Vlaeykensgang, Saint Paul's Church, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of La Bourse de Bruxelles, take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, examine the collection at illusion Brussels, and visit Lower Town.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary app.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Fries Museum and Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amsterdam. Discover out-of-the-way places like Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden and Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum). Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Natuurmuseum Fryslan (in Leeuwarden), Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and Mummie kelder Hervormde Kerk Wiuwert (in Wiuwert). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Holten Canadian War Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, get a taste of the local shopping with Mark Raven Amsterdam Art, and view the masterpieces at WONDR Experience.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 5 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mitte and Royal Palace (Residenzschloss). Head to Mall of Berlin and Dussmann das KulturKaufhausfor some retail therapy. Explore Berlin's surroundings by going to Potsdam (Biosphere Potsdam & Neues Palais) and Dresden (Theaterplatz, Stadtmuseum Dresden, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Classic Remise Berlin, admire the masterpieces at Alte Nationalgalerie, wander the streets of Kurfurstendamm, and steep yourself in history at Soviet Memorial Tiergarten.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Berlin travel planning website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Prague.
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Gallery of Steel Figures and NaFilM: National film museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Jerusalem Synagogue and St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Prague: SKODA Museum (in Mlada Boleslav) and Mala Pevnost (Small Fortress) (in Terezin). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague, walk around Vyšehradské sady, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Salvator, and get your game on at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip maker website.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. December in Prague sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 2nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Maximillian, head outdoors with The Sound of Music Trail, then stroll the grounds of Sebastiansfriedhof, then view the masterpieces at The Selinger, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kajetanerkirche - Cajetan Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to St. Johannes am Imberg, contemplate the long history of Dreifaltigkeitskirche (Holy Trinity Church), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapuzinerkloster, then see the interesting displays at Salzburger Weihnachtsmuseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 39°F, and evening lows to 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vienna.
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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.
Let the collections at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art and Hofmobiliendepot Mobel Museum capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Wachau Valley and Ysperklamm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: SCS Shopping Center Sued (in Voesendorf), Franziskaner Kirche (in Eisenstadt) and Stift Klosterneuburg (in Klosterneuburg). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche am Steinhof, make a trip to Michaelerplatz, see the interesting displays at 3D PicArt Museum Vienna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stift Heiligenkreuz.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vienna online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral and Gyor Old Town Area are in your itinerary. Faust Wine Cellar and Amazing Metal Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Budapest: Dog sled tour Matrafured (in Matrafured), Eger (Valley of the Beautiful Women & Eger Castle) and Fenyes Education Trail of Tata (in Tata). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Mandala Day Spa, appreciate the history behind Statue of Imre Nagy, look for gifts at Hubay House - Christmas Exhibition and Salon, and admire the striking features of Rumbach Street Synagogue.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planning website.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Stanze di Raffaello and Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via del Corso and Antica Caciara Trasteverina. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Parco Torre di Lavello (in Tuscania), Viterbo (Viterbo Historic Centre & Palazzo dei Papi) and Spoleto (Piazza del Duomo & Chiesa di San Ponziano). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, contemplate the long history of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Campidoglio.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in January, with highs in Rome at 55°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Plaça de Sant Felip Neri and The Carmel Bunkers. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barri de Gracia and Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Reial Monestir De Santes Creus (in Aiguamurcia), Muralla romana de Tarragona (in Tarragona) and Santuari de la Mare de Deu de Montserrat a Montferri (in Montferri). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, look for gifts at Centro comercial Gran Via 2, buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Comercial Arenas De Barcelona, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Major Synagogue.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Barcelona road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Barrio de Salamanca and Iglesia de San Ildefonso Jesuitas. Step off the beaten path and head to MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo and Museo Lazaro Galdiano. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Alcala De Henares (Regional Archaeological Museum of Madrid & Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes), Palacio del Infantado (in Guadalajara) and Toledo (Alcantara Bridge, San Roman Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with La Fresh Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Gaviria, and contemplate the long history of Los Jeronimos.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid route planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in January, with highs in Madrid at 51°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Capela Das Aparicoes and Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. Get outdoors at Grutas da Moeda and Parque da Paz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Ginginha do Castelo (in Ourem), Castelo de Leiria (in Leiria) and Mercado do Livramento (in Setubal). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Antonio de Lisboa, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum, take an in-depth tour of Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu, and buy something for everyone on your list at UBBO.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in January, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 59°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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