60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Bucharest, Romania
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Chania Town, Greece
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Rethymnon, Greece
— 5 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  3 h
5
Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Naxos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Paros, Greece
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
8
Butrint, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
9
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Split, Croatia
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
12
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
13
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  14 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia, United States

4
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Get a sense of the local culture at Boyana Church and Saint Sofia Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church St. George Rotunda and Temple Sveti Nikolay. Get out of town with these interesting Sofia side-trips: Plovdiv (Old Plovdiv Retro Photo & Plovdiv Roman Theatre), Rila Monastery (in Rila) and Bachkovo Monastery (in Bachkovo). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Vitosha Mountain, admire the striking features of Catedral de Sveta-Nedelya, hit the slopes at Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sofia trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Sofia is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Sofia, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Plovdiv, Borovets, Rila Monastery, Bachkovo Monastery
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 6:
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Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
Plovdiv Roman Theatre ©
Plovdiv Roman Theatre
Bachkovo Monastery ©
Bachkovo Monastery

5
nights
Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Get some cultural insight at Patriarchal Cathedral and Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History. Popular historic sites such as Sinaia Monastery and Stavropoleos Monastery are in your itinerary. When in Bucharest, make a side trip to see Neagra Bison Reservation in Bucsani, approximately Bucsani away. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and stroll around Herăstrău Park.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bucharest trip planner.

Fly from Sofia to Bucharest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sinaia Monastery, Neagra Bison Reservation
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 11:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral

5
nights
Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Greek National Football Museum and Lighthouse. Get some historical perspective at Souda Bay War Cemetery and German War Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Akrotiri (Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) & Seitan Limania Beach) and Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Chania, brush up on your military savvy at War Shelter of Platanias, and stroll through Agii Apostoli Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip builder app.

Fly from Bucharest to Chania Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March, Chania Town is somewhat warmer than Bucharest - with highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Souda, Akrotiri, German War Cemetery, Manousakis Winery, Elafonissi Beach
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 16:
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
Off-Road Tours

5
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Get some cultural insight at The Palace of Knossos and St. Nicholas Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Reptisland and Palace of Faistos. Venture out of the city with trips to Heraklion (Church of Saint Titus & The Natural History Museum of Crete), Matala beach (in Matala) and Kourtaliotiko Gorge (in Plakias). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Imbros Gorge, relax in the rural setting at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rethymnon driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Chania Town to Rethymnon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in March, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Heraklion, Reptisland, The Palace of Knossos, St. Nicholas Church, Palace of Faistos
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Palace of Faistos ©
Palace of Faistos

5
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Akrotiri and Akrotiri LightHouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Skaros Rock and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Emporio, ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fira itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Rethymnon to Fira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Imerovigli, Kamari, Santorini
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 26:
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse

3
nights
Naxos Town, Greece

Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monastery of Fotodotis and Eggares Olive Press Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tower of Zevgolis and Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis. Change things up with a short trip to Alyko Beach in Pirgaki (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Kastro, delve into the distant past at Portara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaka Beach, and kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Naxos Town sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Fira to Naxos Town in 5 hours. In March in Naxos Town, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Church of Panagia Filotitissa, Eggares Olive Press Museum, Plaka Beach, Monastery of Fotodotis, Tower of Zevgolis
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach

5
nights
Paros, Greece

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Panagia Ekatondapiliani and Delion Sanctuary of Apollo & Artemis will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parikia Town and Drios Bech. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Lefkes, head outdoors with Paros Tennis Club, explore the different monuments and memorials at Paros Ancient Cemetery, and take in the exciting artwork at Hera's Gallery Shop.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paros road trip planner.

Drive from Naxos Town to Paros in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Butrint.

Things to do in Paros

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 3:
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Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani
Lefkes ©
Lefkes

1
night
Butrint, Albania

Butrint ©
On the 4th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Butrint National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Butrint travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Paros to Butrint in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Butrint

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:
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Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park

3
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Step off the beaten path and head to Castle Of San Giovanni and Fort sv Andrija. Visit City Walls and St. Nikola Church for their historical value. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Tryphon Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Stari Grad Kotor, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kotor day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Butrint to Kotor in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Butrint to Kotor. Traveling from Butrint in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 46°F in Kotor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Perast, Church of St. Elijah the Prophet, Castle Of San Giovanni
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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Castle Of San Giovanni
Castle Of San Giovanni
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
City Walls ©
City Walls

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Lokrum Island. Dubrovnik City Walls and The Franciscan Church and Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Dubrovnik side-trips: Cavtat (Cavtat Old Town & Cavtat Cemetery) and Ston (Church, St. Nicholas, Steinmauer, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, and contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik route planner.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Ston, Cavtat
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palazzo di Diocleziano and Museum of Brac. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Setnica Kroz Kanal Sv. Ante. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi), Hvar (Benedictine Monastery & Spanjola) and Sibenik (Galerija Juraj Dalmatinac, The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, see the interesting displays at Museum uja, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of st. Constantius, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Crkva Sveti Rok, Sutivan.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Split trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Sutivan, Sibenik, Skrip, Hvar, Postira
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

5
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Get some historical perspective at Vijećnica and Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque. Step off the beaten path and head to Galerija 11/07/95 and War Childhood Museum. Explore Sarajevo's surroundings by going to Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge (in Visegrad) and Vlasic Mountain (in Kresevo). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ferhadija Mosque, contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Igman.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sarajevo online travel route planner.

You can drive from Split to Sarajevo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge, Vlasic Mountain
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 23:
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Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge ©
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge

6
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Escape the urban bustle at Škocjan Caves and Bled Island. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mala Osojnica. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle & Viševnik) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, stroll the grounds of Zale Cemetery, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and browse the exhibits of City Museum of Ljubljana.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sarajevo to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Škocjan Caves, Postojna Cave
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica

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