60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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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 Natural History Museum and Westminster Abbey. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Cotswolds Distillery in Stourton (about 2 hours away). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, walk around Hyde Park, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the London online road trip planner.

Seattle, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to London. In January in London, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Montmartre for their historical value. Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder site.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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. January in Paris sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 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.
Visit Grand Place and Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium and Belgian Comic Strip Center. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 41°F by day to 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 7:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Vondelpark. Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Frans Hals Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Grote Markt in Haarlem--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planning app.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Center of Vienna and St. Stephen's Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Albertina. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, take an in-depth tour of Wien Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna vacation planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 15:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and House of Terror Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Matthias Church. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 18:

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.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica Cistern and Suleymaniye Cami are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum and Galata Tower. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul itinerary planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 50°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rome online trip maker.

Fly from Istanbul to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rome. Traveling from Istanbul in February, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (57°F), and nights are a bit cooler (41°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:

Florence, Italy

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza del Duomo and Piazza Maggiore. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Siena and Piazza della Signoria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Centro Storico di Siena) and Castello Estense (in Ferrara). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planning tool.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 6:

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Wine Tours & Tastings. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, see the interesting displays at Museu Maritim de Barcelona, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 10:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Catedral Primada and Plaza Mayor will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé & Museo del Greco). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum of Spain, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in March since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 10 — 13:

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Park and National Palace of Pena and Alfama. Your inner history buff will appreciate Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo de S. Jorge. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Sintra National Palace). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Bairro Alto, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in March, Lisbon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 18:

Dublin, Ireland

— 6 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.
You'll explore and learn at The Little Museum of Dublin and Guinness Storehouse. Visit Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Saint Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, and admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Dublin trip builder site.

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in March, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around 48°F and lows about 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 24: