60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly to Dusseldorf, Train to Frankfurt
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Potsdam, Germany
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 6 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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Rome is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. When traveling from Christchurch in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Barcelona sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:

Paris, France

— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 28:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Delft (Old Church, Nieuwe Kerk, &more), Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and walk around Vondelpark.

Start your trip to Amsterdam by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 3:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Johanniskirche, then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus, and finally take in the views from Alte Brucke.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Bern (Tierpark Dahlholzli & Aare River), Landsgemeindeplatz (in Trogen) and Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Rigi). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, stop by Flauderei, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich day trip tool.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Zurich in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 8:

Venice, Italy

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 13:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church, then wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally walk around Zrinjevac. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then look for gifts at Mihaela Markovic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and finally take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zagreb trip site.

You can drive from Venice to Zagreb in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Venice in May since evenings lows in Zagreb dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:

Budapest, Hungary

— 5 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.
Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Eger (Dobo Square, Eger Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the exciting artwork at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Budapest vacation planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Budapest by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 15 — 20:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, then visit Bratislava Old Town, then admire the masterpieces at Nedbalka Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), admire the striking features of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and finally contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bratislava tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vienna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bratislava to Vienna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay May 22 — 27:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and meet the residents at Prague Zoo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Prague road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Potsdam.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 1:

Potsdam, Germany

— 3 nights

Versailles of Germany

Formerly an official residence of the Prussian kings, Potsdam is surrounded by a series of interconnected lakes, parks, and palaces.
Potsdam is known for parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sanssouci Palace, steep yourself in history at Stiftung Gedenkstatte Lindenstrasse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Heilandskirche am Port von Sacrow, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gemeinde der Russisch-Orthodoxen Kirche.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Potsdam trip maker app.

Getting from Prague to Potsdam by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Potsdam

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Berlin, Germany

— 5 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Potsdam to Berlin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9: