60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  7 h 15 min
6
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
Subway + Train:  3 h
7
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
9
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 8 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Brisbane, Australia

4
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.
Anne Frank House and The Jordaan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Leidseplein and Albert Cuyp Marketfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and walk around Vondelpark.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in April, things will get much colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Haarlem
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Get some cultural insight at Serres Royales De Laeken and Gravensteen. Venture out of the city with trips to Pierre Marcolini (in Antwerp) and Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, Church of Our Lady Bruges, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), steep yourself in history at Maison d'Erasme, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brussels journey builder tool.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bruges, Pierre Marcolini, Gravensteen
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Champs-Elysees and Louvre Museum. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip builder.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Feira da Ladrafor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Alfama, shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal.

Before you visit Lisbon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Lisbon at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 28:
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The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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 El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Las Ramblas and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Casa Batllo, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip planning website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

5
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Ravello and Villa Cimbrone Gardens are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Villa Rufolo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L. (in Tramonti) and Praiano (Spiaggia della Gavitella, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Valle delle Ferriere, appreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giovanni del Toro, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip itinerary app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Ravello in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Praiano, Scala, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Chiesa di San Francesco
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Change things up with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, stop by Trastevere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome tour planner.

You can do a combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and M.G. Design. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello di Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti) and Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico & Duomo di Siena). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

Plan my day in Florence using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Florence. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Monterinaldi
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Doge's Palace and Arena di Verona. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza San Marco and Piazza delle Erbe. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Quinzano). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Venice vacation planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
Popular historic sites such as Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle are in your itinerary. St. Vitus Cathedral and Lesser Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the exciting artwork at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, see the interesting displays at Powder Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Prague road trip planning site.

Getting from Venice to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in May, with highs in Prague at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
Do your shopping at Vienna Naschmarkt and Xocolat. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. The adventure continues: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade, and steep yourself in history at Karlskirche.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, take a stroll through Andrassy Avenue, take in the exciting artwork at Koller Gallery, and pick up some local products at Central Market Hall.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 26 — 30:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

8
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Ortakoy. Visiting Bentler Tabiat Parki and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip maker tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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