60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Czech Repubrick and Powder Tower. Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Lesser Town. There's much more to do: stop by Hradcany, admire the landmark architecture of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip site.

Toronto, Canada to Prague is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in April, you will find days in Prague are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 5:

Vienna, Austria

— 4 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.
Belvedere Palace and Leopold Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, examine the collection at The Hofburg, make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vienna holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Visit St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Matthias Church for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and House of Terror Museum. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, explore the activities along Danube River, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

— 1 night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park online day trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park by shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 13:
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Venice, Italy

— 6 nights

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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Museo Correr capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo dell'Aria (in Due Carrare), Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony) and Verona (Basilica di Santa Anastasia & Chiesa di San Luca Evangelista). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and stop by Cannaregio.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Venice by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kynthos, delve into the distant past at Avenue of the Lions, and then explore the ancient world of House of Dionysus. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Little Venice, relax and rejuvenate at Beautyworld Spa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Mykonos Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Venice in April since evenings lows in Mykonos Town dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:

Athens, Greece

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Acropolis of Athens and Fortress Palamidi. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Hephaestus and Bourtzi are in your itinerary. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Nafplio (Church of Panaghia, Tiryns, &more) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews and tourist information, read our Athens attractions planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Athens are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Galleria Borghese. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in April, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:

Siena, Italy

— 4 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Duomo di Siena and Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza del Campo and Torre del Mangia. Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti (in Perugia), Quercia di Santa Margherita da Cortona (in Petrignano) and Assisi (Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, Basilica di Santa Chiara, &more). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena and examine the collection at Orto Botanico di Siena.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Siena travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rome to Siena in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in May, Siena is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 5:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and Wine Tours & Tastings. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and Alessandro Dari Gioielli. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence road trip planner.

You can drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay May 5 — 10:

Pisa, Italy

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptistery of St. John, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally don't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa day trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Pisa sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

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.
Head to Passeig de Gracia and La Boqueriafor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Parc de Montjuic and Joan Miro Foundation. Step out of Barcelona to go to Montserrat and see Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona holiday planner.

You can fly from Pisa to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 11 — 16:

Madrid, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral de Segovia capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedral Primada and Royal Palace of Madrid. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (in San Lorenzo de El Escorial), Acueduct of Segovia (in Segovia) and Toledo (Las Termas Romanas de la Plaza de Amador de los Rios, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, &more). The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, wander the streets of Gran Via, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

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Fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 21:

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Park and National Palace of Pena and Quinta da Regaleira. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Centro Historico de Evora. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Centro Historico de Cascais (in Cascais), Castelo dos Mouros (in Sintra) and Praia da Nazare (in Nazare). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, pause for some serene contemplation at Capelas Imperfeitas, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and wander the streets of Alfama.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 26:

Porto, Portugal

— 4 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centro Historico de Guimaraes and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Escape the urban bustle at Praia da Agudela and Douro River. Explore Porto's surroundings by going to Falua Massage Studio (in Povoa de Varzim) and Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte (in Braga). Dedicate the 29th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, do a tasting at Ferreira Cellars, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa, and take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in May: highs in Porto hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 30:

Croatia travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.

Tuscany travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.