60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Zagreb, Croatia
Fly:  2 h
1
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Zagreb, Croatia

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg. St. Stephen's Cathedral and Maria Am Gestade will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vienna travel planner.

Zagreb, Croatia to Vienna is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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.
Head to DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Schwarzenberg Palacefor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, and steep yourself in history at Prasna brana.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Prague tour builder website .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Prague are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

5
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 Saint Isaac's Cathedral capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Catherine's Body are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, view the masterpieces at Photogallery Rachmaninov Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Tretyakov's Gallery, and explore the venue of Center of the Mikhail Chemyakin.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip planner.

Getting from Prague to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Moscow Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Prague in January: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around -5°C and lows are around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fargfabriken and Mindepartemenetet Art and Photography. Appreciate the collections at Vasa Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Skansen, learn about all things military at Army Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Swedish Museum of Natural History, and stop by Stockholm Old Town.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stockholm day trip planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. February in Stockholm sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Stockholm

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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
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.
Let the collections at Guinness Storehouse and The Little Museum of Dublin capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Temple Bar, shop like a local with Grafton Street, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Dublin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in February: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery or Keramiek Atelier & Galerie Marjoke de Heer. Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and wander the streets of Leidseplein.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip site .

Getting from Dublin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts and Home Frit' Home. Atomium and Horta Museum (Musee Horta) will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, Basilica of the Holy Blood, &more) and Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail (in Ghent). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels tour builder.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bruges, Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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.
Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and stroll through Île de la Cité.

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You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza delle Erbe and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Doge's Palace and Barovier & Toso will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona & Museo di Castelvecchio). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and take in the exciting artwork at Alberto Sarria Masks.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Venice fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Campo. Let the collections at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, view the masterpieces at Limbo Art Gallery, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Cupola di San Pietro. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borghese and Soqquadro APS. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planning app .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. March in Rome sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Istanbul Modern. Get some historical perspective at Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, see the interesting displays at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Rumeli Fortress.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in March: highs in Istanbul hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul

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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.
Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Museum capture your imagination. Head to Andrassy Avenue and Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shopfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Halaszbastya, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Vaci Street, and step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Budapest journey maker website .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 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. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in March since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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