60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe vacation planner

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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— 7 nights
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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 Castelo dos Mouros. Do your shopping at Avenida da Liberdade and Rossio Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip planning website.

Charleston, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to Lisbon is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Charleston in June, with highs in Lisbon at 81°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Barri Gòtic and Las Ramblas. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, stroll around Ciutadella Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 66°F in Barcelona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:

Athens, Greece

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae. Attractions like Plaka and Temple of Olympian Zeus make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Nauplion Promenade in Nafplio (about 1h 50 min away). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, and visit Monastiraki.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you will find days in Athens are somewhat warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Bring the kids along to Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

Discover how to plan a Rome trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Athens in June, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and Pitti Palace. Attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (San Francesco, Duomo di Siena, &more). Next up on the itinerary: have fun at La Galleria Nuove Forme d'Arte, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:

Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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.
Bring the kids along to Doge's Palace and Piazza delle Erbe. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di San Marco and Arena di Verona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore) and Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 3:

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg road trip website.

Getting from Venice to Salzburg by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in July, things will get a bit cooler in Salzburg: highs are around 78°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Salzburg

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nyhavn and National Gallery of Denmark. Visit Rosenborg Castle and Our Saviour's Church for their historical value. On the 10th (Sun), spend a peaceful day at Tivoli Gardens. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Stroeget, take an in-depth tour of Amalienborg, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and stop by Christiania.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Copenhagen by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in July, you will find days in Copenhagen are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:

Stockholm, Sweden

— 4 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vasa Museum and Sodermalm. Visit Drottningholm Palace and Riddarholmen Church for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and get in on the family fun at Junibacken.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 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.
For shopping fun, head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery or Albert Cuyp Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Hofjeswandeling in Haarlem, Grote Markt, &more), Old Church (in Delft) and Madurodam (in The Hague). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip tool.

You can fly from Stockholm to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:

Paris, France

— 6 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.
Attractions like Eiffel Tower and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen make great kid-friendly stops. Head to Le Marais and Rue du Gros-Horlogefor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen (in Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, stop by Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris visit planning tool.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

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Find places to stay Jul 20 — 26:

Dublin, Ireland

— 7 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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Guinness Storehouse and Kilkenny Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and James Joyce Cultural Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Malahide Castle (in Malahide) and Thomastown (Jerpoint Park & Jerpoint Abbey). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and walk around St Stephens Green.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary website.

Getting from Paris to Dublin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Dublin. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 68°F and lows are around 51°F. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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