60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 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.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Streetfor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Ortakoy, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District.

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Chennai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Istanbul, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Chennai in January; daily highs in Istanbul reach 10°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach, and then wander the streets of Plaka.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 7°C at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and take a stroll through Andrassy Avenue.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Budapest visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Budapest due to the time zone difference. In January, Budapest is slightly colder than Athens - with highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarkt. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at The Hofburg, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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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.
Shop till you drop at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Manufaktura. Get some cultural insight at Prague Castle and Lesser Town. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, indulge your taste buds at Prague for Two, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady before Tyn.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Prague tour app.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Prague are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Correr. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Prague in January: high temperatures in Venice hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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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.
Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Florence sightseeing planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. While traveling from Venice, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Piazza Navona. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
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.
Head to Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Piccadilly Ceramicsfor plenty of shopping. Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Duomo di Ravello will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Valle delle Ferriere (in Amalfi), Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Villa Rufolo) and Basilica of Saint Trofimena (in Minori). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, look for gifts at Ceramica Assunta, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano tour itinerary website.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Positano, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso. On the next day, take a stroll through Passeig de Gracia, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Positano to Barcelona in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Positano in February, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 6th (Tue), stroll around Parque del Retiro and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

Plan a Madrid trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in February, with highs in Madrid at 13°C and lows at 3°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Quinta da Regaleira and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Shop till you drop at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Avenida da Liberdade. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Castelo dos Mouros about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Alfama, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and stop by A Outra Face da Lua.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon online travel route planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. Traveling from Madrid in February, expect Lisbon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 18°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris visit planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in February: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Horta Museum (Musee Horta). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Atomium, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels holiday planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in February: highs in Brussels hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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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.
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Rijksmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Leidseplein and Albert Cuyp Market. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, visit Red Light District, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip tool.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get in touch with nature at The Green Trails and Langholmen. For shopping fun, head to Fargfabriken or Ostermalm Saluhall. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Skansen, get engrossed in the history at Nordiska Museet, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Stockholm day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Stockholm takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, Stockholm is little chillier than Amsterdam - with highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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The Green Trails ©
The Green Trails
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

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