60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
Paris, France
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Chicago, United States

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 Walking tours and Park and National Palace of Pena. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Alfama, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip site .

Chicago, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Lisbon is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in March; daily highs in Lisbon reach 64°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Walking tours
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Acueduct of Segovia and Catedral Primada. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, have some family-friendly fun at EXIT Madrid, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid vacation maker tool .

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in March, things will get little chillier in Madrid: highs are around 59°F and lows about 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Catedral Primada, Acueduct of Segovia
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EXIT Madrid ©
EXIT Madrid
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Magic Fountain and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Barcelona vacation app .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in March since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Palatine Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, take a stroll through Trastevere, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Food Tours
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Campo and Piazza Maggiore. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Duomo di Siena (in Siena) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Piazza Maggiore
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia and Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Venice vacation maker tool .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Venice are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Albertina. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Vienna online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Venice to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in March, with highs in Vienna at 51°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Keukenhof and Begijnhof. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route app .

You can fly from Vienna to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Vienna in April, you will find days in Amsterdam are a bit cooler (56°F), and nights are about the same (40°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Keukenhof
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Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (The Markt & Historic Centre of Brugge). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels road trip app .

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Brussels sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Luxembourg Gardens and Île de la Cité. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris road trip planner .

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 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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ClueZ Paris ©
ClueZ Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Gallery and Natural History Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

6
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Take a break from Dublin with a short trip to Kilkenny Castle in Kilkenny, about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

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

Getting from London to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Walking tours
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin

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