60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Areas of Istanbul and Basilica Cistern. Let the collections at Chora Museum and Istanbul Modern capture your imagination. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Istanbul is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Istanbul is minus 9 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Let the collections at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, view the masterpieces at Koller Gallery, browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, and get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

Planning Budapest trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Budapest, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

4
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Historic Center of Vienna. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vienna tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hradcany and Lesser Town. Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and steep yourself in history at Powder Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Hradcany ©
Hradcany

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Keukenhof and Zaanse Schans. Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo). Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Delft (Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles & Nieuwe Kerk), Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Grote Markt, &more) and The Hague (Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Groeningemuseum and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Historic Centre of Brugge and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Belfry of Bruges in Bruges--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brussels vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Park and National Palace of Pena and Quinta da Regaleira. Get some cultural insight at Castelo dos Mouros and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Sintra National Palace in Sintra--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: visit Alfama, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, make a trip to Belém Tower, and meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip site.

Getting from Paris to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in May, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de Maspalomas and Playa de Mogan. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vegueta and El Faro de Maspalomas. Step out of Maspalomas with an excursion to Las Canteras Beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, and see some colorful creatures with Canary Diving Adventures.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Maspalomas road trip site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Maspalomas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Maspalomas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc de Montjuic. Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and El Barri Gòtic will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, stroll around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Palau Guell.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Barcelona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Maspalomas to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours
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Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza delle Erbe and San Giorgio Maggiore. Get some historical perspective at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Arena di Verona). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Duomo and Piazza del Campo. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Casa di Santa Caterina, Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, &more) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Museo della Porziuncola and Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Civita di Bagnoregio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Pozzo di San Patrizio) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, steep yourself in history at San Damiano, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Chiara.

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

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, Assisi is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

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Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

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 appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roman Forum and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and make a trip to St. Peter's Square.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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