60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Ponthoux, France
— 1 night
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Fontainebleau, France
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Rouen, France
— 2 nights
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Colleville-sur-Mer, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 4 nights

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and explore and take pictures at Basilica Cistern.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip builder site.

Chennai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 2.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Chennai in December; daily highs in Istanbul reach 7°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 5:

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and explore and take pictures at Pantheon.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route app.

Fly from Istanbul to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in December, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are a bit cooler (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 10:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Guell, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Barcelona are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:

Nice, France

— 5 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Vieille Ville has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Cannes (Rue d'Antibes & Rue Meynadier). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, explore and take pictures at Place Massena, examine the collection at Musee Matisse, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Nice sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ponthoux.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:

Ponthoux, France

— 1 night
Ponthoux is a former commune in the Jura department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. Antartica Chiens de Traineaux has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): head outdoors with Antartica Chiens de Traineaux.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ponthoux day trip website.

Traveling by car from Nice to Ponthoux takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Fontainebleau.

Things to do in Ponthoux

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:

Fontainebleau, France

— 4 nights
Fontainebleau is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. Evasion Canine has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from Fontainebleau with a short trip to Chablis Vititours in Chablis, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of A New Delhi, see the interesting displays at Musee Stephane Mallarme, admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Fontainebleau, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Fontainebleau online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ponthoux to Fontainebleau takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. December in Fontainebleau sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Fontainebleau

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and other attractions you added. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder tool.

You can drive from Fontainebleau to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 28:

Rouen, France

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
You've now added Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musee des Antiquites, then admire the landmark architecture of Bureau des Finances, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and finally shop like a local with Fayencerie Augy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, then take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge, then admire all the interesting features of La maison sublime, and finally explore and take pictures at Rue Saint-Romain.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rouen holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Colleville-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

Colleville-sur-Mer, France

— 2 nights
Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.HistoryIt was originally a farm owned by a certain Koli, a Scandinavian settler in the Middle Ages. Your day by day itinerary now includes Normandy American Cemetery. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and then learn about all things military at Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Croix de Guerre 5th Engineer Special Brigade, don't miss a visit to Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Big Red One Assault Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Colleville-sur-Mer trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Rouen to Colleville-sur-Mer in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Colleville-sur-Mer can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

London, United Kingdom

— 6 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Westminster Abbey as well as Buckingham Palace. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hyde Park, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the London road trip planner.

Getting from Colleville-sur-Mer to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colleville-sur-Mer to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 7:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've now added Palace of Holyroodhouse to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, sample the fine beverages at Pickering's Gin Distillery, explore and take pictures at The Royal Mile, and experience rural life at BobCat Alpacas.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 13:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)) and museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore and take pictures at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam visit planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. January in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 18:

Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Vienna Naschmarkt, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Prater.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Vienna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Vienna to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:

Budapest, Hungary

— 6 nights

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.
Budapest is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, admire all the interesting features of Fisherman's Bastion, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Budapest planning tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 29: