60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 4 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 6 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.
For shopping fun, head to Kapali Carsi or Istiklal Caddesi. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and look for gifts at Adnan and Hasan.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Istanbul, with lows of 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bucharest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Aug 1 — 7:

Bucharest, Romania

— 4 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti" and Park Lake Mall. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul Micul Paris, stroll around Herăstrău Park, and steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bucharest road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Bucharest when traveling from Istanbul in August, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Shopping · Tours · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:

Belgrade, Serbia

— 5 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Head to Knez Mihailova and Delta Cityfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Belgrade side-trips: Petrovaradin Fortress (in Petrovaradin), Monastery Petkovac (in Novi Sad) and Podrum Probus (in Sremski Karlovci). Next up on the itinerary: stop by FAB Living by Una, steep yourself in history at Oplenac, browse the eclectic array of goods at Zemunska Pijaca, and stroll through Ada Ciganlija.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Belgrade day trip planning site.

You can fly from Bucharest to Belgrade in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Belgrade due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 16:

Budapest, Hungary

— 6 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.
Shop till you drop at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Arena Mall. Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Eger (Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, Eger Castle, &more). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Andrassy Avenue, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Budapest tour app.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Tours

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Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:

Vienna, Austria

— 6 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.
For shopping fun, head to Vienna Naschmarkt or Graben and Kohlmarkt. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vienna planning app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. August in Vienna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 28:

Geneva, Switzerland

— 5 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Central Railroad Stationfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey), Bern (Federal Building (Bundeshaus), Rose Garden (Rosengarten), &more) and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Anglais.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva road trip tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Geneva in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Geneva, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 2:

Paris, France

— 7 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.
Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Rue du Gros-Horloge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Royal Chapel, The Trianons & The Hamlet, &more), Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip app.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 9:

Berlin, Germany

— 6 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.
For shopping fun, head to Fuehrungen Dong Xuan Center or Gallery Heike Arndt DK. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Dresden (The Dresden Zwinger, Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin travel route planning app.

You can fly from Paris to Berlin in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 15:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Albert Cuyp Market. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Edam (Edams Museum, Kaaswaag Edam, &more), The Hague (Panorama Mesdag, Louwman Museum The Hague, &more) and Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and visit The Jordaan.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel route planner.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 21:

London, United Kingdom

— 8 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.
Shop till you drop at Gustamps and Covent Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar (in Biggin Hill), Kellie Miller Arts (in Brighton) and Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read London day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 29: