60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train + subway:  3​h
7
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  8​h
8
Cannes, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 7 nights
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aqua Beach and Buyukcekmece Sahili. Get some historical perspective at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Suleymaniye Cami . The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, wander the streets of Taksim Square, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul online trip itinerary builder .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Istanbul. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September: highs in Istanbul hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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 Halaszbastya and Dohány Street Synagogue are in your itinerary. Visit Roman Beach and Koros Torok Sandy Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Helikon Beach (in Keszthely), Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) (in Veszprem) and Eger (Dobo Square & Eger Castle). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, and take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest road trip planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect colder with lows of 13°C in Budapest. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Eger, Koros Torok Sandy Beach, Helikon Beach, Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 Jewish Museum in Prague and Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia. Get some cultural insight at StaromEstske namEsti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Change things up with a short trip to Karlstejn Castle in Karlstejn (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, contemplate the long history of Prasna brana, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Prague day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in September, you will find days in Prague are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Karlstejn Castle
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. We've included these beaches for you: Bagni Alberoni and Sunny Pet Ufficio 19. Venture out of the city with trips to Riviera 6 - Bagno 6 (in Lignano Riviera), Verona (Arena di Verona, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, & more) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, Venice is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Verona, Padua, Lignano Sabbiadoro, Bagno Aloha
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto are in your itinerary. You'll get in some beach time at Bagno Maurizio and Bagno Stella Focette. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marina di Pietrasanta, Viareggio, Siena, Castello di Verrazzano, Guardastelle Vineyard
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este), Castel Gandolfo (Le Palme & Le Ninfe) and Terracina (Stabilimento Balneare Amerigo & Sun Beach). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli, Castel Gandolfo, Terracina, Sabaudia
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
You'll explore and learn at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Museo Diocesano. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di castiglione and Lido di Ravello. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Positano (Miniaci Art Gallery, Fornillo, & more), Cetara (Spiaggia Lannio & Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo) and Cantine Marisa Cuomo (in Furore).

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravello online trip maker .

Do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Ravello. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Scala, Minori, Praiano
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

6
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and La Croisette. Visit La plage and Castel Plage for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde (in Marseille), Ramatuelle (Plage de Pampelonne & Plage de l'Escalet) and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, kick back and relax at Heraclee Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage noire du Langoustier.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cannes trip planner .

Getting from Ravello to Cannes by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ravello in October, Cannes is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nice, La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Frejus Beach
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 7:
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Montmartre. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, stroll through Île de la Cité, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cannes in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Versailles, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Cheverny, Plage du Butin
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

6
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Appreciate the collections at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Writers Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Enniscorthy (Curracloe Beach & The National 1798 Rebellion Centre), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Ballinoulart Beach (in Wexford). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, contemplate the long history of Dublin Castle, stop by James Joyce Cultural Centre, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin travel route planner.

Fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Dublin is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for slightly colder days in Dublin, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Enniscorthy, Ballinoulart Beach, Malahide Castle, Rock of Cashel
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Drottningholm Palace and Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, walk around Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, get to know the fascinating history of Stockholm Old Town, and take an in-depth tour of Nordiska museet.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Stockholm trip planning site .

Getting from Dublin to Stockholm by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Stockholm is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in October, expect Stockholm to be a bit cooler, temps between 12°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

7
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Let the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Savior on the Spilled Blood and The Bath Block. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Saint Isaac's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Peterhof Grand Palace, stroll around Catherine Palace and Park, and examine the collection at Monplaisir Historical Palace Museum.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg online travel route planner .

Getting from Stockholm to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Stockholm in October: highs in St. Petersburg hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 29:
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Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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