60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  8​h
8
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
subway + train:  3​h
9
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
11
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Get some cultural insight at StaromEstske namEsti and St. Vitus Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, take an in-depth tour of Strahov Monastery, and view the masterpieces at Lobkowicz Palace.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Prague is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Prague is minus 9 hours. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Leidseplein. Head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and De 9 Straatjesfor plenty of shopping. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip builder site .

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Get some cultural insight at Groeningemuseum and Historic Centre of Brugge. Take a break from Bruges with a short trip to Saint Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, admire the masterpieces at Gruuthusemuseum, and see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bruges trip planner .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Bruges are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Saint Bavo's Cathedral
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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.
Head to Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris route maker website .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
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 Avenida da Liberdadefor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Belém Tower. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Alfama ©
Alfama
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Cala Futadera. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, examine the collection at Fundacio Joan Miro, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online holiday planner .

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Cala Futadera
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de Gigaro and Castel Plage. Do some cultural sightseeing at La Croisette and Vieille Ville. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Plage de Cavaliere (in Le Lavandou), Nice (Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, Avenue Jean Medecin, & more) and Plage de l'Escalet (in Ramatuelle). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes, view the masterpieces at Galerie Gabel, stroll through Port Grimaud Beach, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pierini Verre contemporain.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes trip builder tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Cannes in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Cannes sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nice, Biot, Port Grimaud Beach, Plage de Cavaliere, Plage de Gigaro
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Head to Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmelafor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Fornillo and Valle delle Ferriere. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos (in Praiano) and Spiaggia Grande (in Positano).

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ravello day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Cannes to Ravello in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cannes in June since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Spas, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Change things up with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For shopping fun, head to Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri or M.G. Design. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni (in Montalcino) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence route planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montalcino, Castello del Trebbio
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Piazza delle Erbe. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Museo di Castelvecchio, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Venice trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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.
Get some cultural insight at Halaszbastya and Vaci Street. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Andrassy Avenue and Koller Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner .

You can fly from Venice to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Venice in June since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Koller Gallery ©
Koller Gallery
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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 / Church (Ayasofya) and Ortakoy. Head to Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Streetfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, take a stroll through Taksim Square, and admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip tool .

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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