60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and Tate Modern. For shopping fun, head to Covent Garden or Harrods. Change things up with a short trip to Coda Falconry in Waltham Abbey (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, see the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the London day trip app.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to London. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in London at 46°F and lows at 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 5 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.
Shop till you drop at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Champs-Elysees. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paris day trip planning app.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in January, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Museum-lovers will get to explore Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, make a trip to Atomium, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Brussels online trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in January, you will find days in Brussels are a bit cooler (40°F), and nights are about the same (32°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.
Shop till you drop at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and De 9 Straatjes. Museum-lovers will get to explore Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more), The Hague (Kunstmuseum Den Haag & Panorama Mesdag) and The Hidden House of Madame de Berry (in Delft). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in January, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Center of Vienna and Belvedere Palace. St. Stephen's Cathedral and Schonbrunn Palace will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna attractions planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Vienna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Vienna reach 38°F and lows reach 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 4:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Shoes on the Danube Bank. Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 8:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 3 nights

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.
Let the collections at Chora Museum and Galata Tower capture your imagination. Historic Areas of Istanbul and Basilica Cistern are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, don't miss a visit to Istiklal Caddesi, and admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in February, things will get a bit warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 50°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
Visit Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Peggy Guggenheim Collection for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice online route planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in February since evenings lows in Venice dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Head to Mercato Centrale and M.G. Designfor plenty of shopping. Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (San Francesco, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online attractions planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Find places to stay Feb 14 — 18:

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.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Pantheon are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palatine Hill and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Passeig de Gracia and La Boqueria. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and explore the world behind art at CaixaForum Barcelona.

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Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in February, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chiado and Park and National Palace of Pena. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Sintra National Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Bairro Alto, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and shop like a local with Rossio Square.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. February in Lisbon sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 5:

Maspalomas, Spain

— 6 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Shop till you drop at Boulevard El Faro and Calle Triana. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vegueta and El Faro de Maspalomas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maspalomas: Playa de Tufia (in Telde) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Centro de Arte La Regenta, Las Canteras Beach, &more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and see some colorful creatures with Zeus Dive Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maspalomas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Maspalomas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Lisbon in March, expect Maspalomas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 71°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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