61 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Naples, Ferry to Positano
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Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vatican City, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus to Roma Tiburtina, Train to Florence
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montpellier, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly
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Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Positano, Italy — 3 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Ravello. Get some cultural insight at Villa Rufolo and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello) and Amalfi (Amalfi Coast Drive, Cloister del Paradiso, &more). There's still lots to do: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, kick back and relax at Fornillo, and steep yourself in history at Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Positano holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Positano is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Positano. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Positano hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rome.
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Appreciate the collections at Galleria Borghese and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, take a stroll through Trastevere, and contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route planner.

Getting from Positano to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vatican City.
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Vatican City, Italy — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, admire the striking features of Cupola di San Pietro, and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Redemptoris Mater and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vatican City trip builder tool.

Vatican City is just a stone's throw from Rome. June in Vatican City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florence.
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Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:

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 Piazza della Signoria and Duomo di Siena. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nazionale del Bargello and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: San Gimignano (Historic Centre of San Gimignano & Fattoria Il Piano) and Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico & Centro Storico di Siena). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Vatican City to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cannes.
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Cannes, France — 3 nights

Festival City

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon (in Gourdon) and Azur Wine Tours (in Vence). It doesn't end there: wander the streets of La Croisette.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannes trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Florence to Cannes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in June: highs in Cannes hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montpellier.
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Montpellier, France — 3 nights

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Carrieres des Lumieres and Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée. Get some historical perspective at Amphitheatre (les Arenes) and Chateau des Baux de Provence. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montpellier: Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer), Musee Yves Brayer (in Les Baux de Provence) and Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Musee Saharien.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Montpellier online trip planner.

Getting from Cannes to Montpellier by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Passeig de Gracia. There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and take a stroll through El Born.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip maker tool.

Drive from Montpellier to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Catedral Primada and Wine Tours & Tastings. Appreciate the collections at Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral de Segovia. Change things up with a short trip to Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes in Toledo (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and make a trip to Puerta de Alcala.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Malaga.
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Malaga, Spain — 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba and then steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Malaga road trip website.

Getting from Madrid to Malaga by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect nights in Malaga to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Ronda.
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Ronda, Spain — 2 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, and then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes.

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You can drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Malaga in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lagos.
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Lagos, Portugal — 2 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
On the 6th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Monte da Casteleja - Bio Wine Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Camilo, and then kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lagos road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Lagos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ronda in July: highs in Lagos hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Popular historic sites such as Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo dos Mouros are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alfama and Quinta da Regaleira. Change things up with a short trip to Centro Historico de Cascais in Cascais (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, get a taste of the local shopping with Chiado, and examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lisbon day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Lisbon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and The Army Museum. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Sainte-Chapelle. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Maincy to see Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, don't miss a visit to Ile Saint-Louis, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Victoria and Albert Museum and Greenwich. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Windsor Castle (in Windsor) and Hampton Court Palace (in East Molesey). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, steep yourself in history at Wallace Collection, and walk around St. James's Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 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.
Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Popular historic sites such as Museum Het Rembrandthuis and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) are in your itinerary. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Grote Markt (in Haarlem). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 4 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.
Our Saviour's Church and Nyhavn are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kronborg and National Museum of Denmark. Explore Copenhagen's surroundings by going to Hammermollen (in Hellebaek) and Nivaagaards Malerisamling (in Niva). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the historical opulence of Christiansborg Slot, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen itinerary planning app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Costa del Sol travel guide

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Nightlife · Landmarks · Marinas
Costa del Sol, literally translated as the "Coast of the Sun," stretches for over 150 km (93 mi) along the Mediterranean Sea. This coastline is home to numerous beach resorts, many of which are considered among Europe’s finest holiday destinations. Benefiting from a temperate climate, this region is one of the ideal places to visit for sailing, diving, or simply enjoying a dip in the sea and relaxing on the sand. Though urbanized and always packed with visitors from around the world, this coast retains numerous tiny coves and off-the-beaten-track bays where visitors eager to escape the crowds can lose themselves. Warm sands and gentle waters may be the main attraction, but the many seaside restaurants offer culinary delights, as well.
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Algarve travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Occupying the southernmost portion of Portugal's mainland, Algarve is wholeheartedly devoted to tourism and continuously ranks among Europe's top holiday destinations. Nearly 10 million annual visitors include Algarve on their itineraries, drawn mostly by the region's developed coastline, boasting nearly 200 km (125 mi) of impeccable beaches. Farther away from the water, the region offers an extensive network of hiking trails, ideal for active vacationers seeking a chance to explore a rugged southwestern corner of Europe once considered the very end of the world. If you need a few urban things to do on your vacation, head for the regional capital Faro, featuring a lively Old Town full of plazas, pedestrian lanes, and outdoor cafes.
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