60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Albury, Australia
Fly:  30 h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
9
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
Bus + Train:  5 h
10
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
11
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
12
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
14
Istanbul, Turkey
— 8 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Albury, Australia

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Let the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral capture your imagination. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Grand Peterhof Palace, examine the collection at The Bath Block, contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, and stroll around Peterhof State Museum Preserve.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg online route maker.

Albury, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 29- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 7 hours. In August, St. Petersburg is a bit warmer than Albury - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. Do some cultural sightseeing at Skansen and Stockholm Old Town. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Riddarholmen Church, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm sightseeing planner.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm is minus 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Kilkenny Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rock of Cashel and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Rothe House and Garden (in Kilkenny) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin online route builder.

Fly from Stockholm to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Ferns Castle, Rock of Cashel
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

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.
Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Victoria and Albert Museum and Westminster Abbey. Step out of London with an excursion to Stonehenge in Amesbury--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our London online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dublin in August, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo de S. Jorge. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. Venture out of the city with trips to Capela dos Ossos (in Evora) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon. In September, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Capela dos Ossos, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dali Theatre-Museum and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dali Theatre-Museum
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Dali Theatre-Museum ©
Dali Theatre-Museum
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

4
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 some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Explore hidden gems such as Palatine Hill and Church of St. Louis of the French. Change things up with a short trip to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rome using our trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in September since evenings lows in Rome dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia di castiglione and Fornillo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo della Carta and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, and take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ravello using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, Fornillo
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza della Signoria and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip tool.

Getting from Ravello to Florence by combination of bus and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in September since evenings lows in Florence dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Le mura di Lucca, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
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Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Let the collections at Mozarts Geburtshaus and Salzburg Museum capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Soll to see Hexenwasser about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg online travel route planner.

You can fly from Florence to Salzburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, Salzburg is a bit cooler than Florence - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hexenwasser
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna. Appreciate the collections at Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunner Gardens, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Albertina.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Vienna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Matthias Church and Shoes on the Danube Bank are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, take an in-depth tour of Hungarian National Museum, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Budapest tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Budapest sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

8
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.
You'll explore and learn at Hagia Sophia Museum and Rumeli Fortress. Get some historical perspective at Historic Areas of Istanbul and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 26°C. You will leave for home on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 15:
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul

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