60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 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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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 6 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and admire the landmark architecture of Kastellet.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Copenhagen is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Copenhagen, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in April, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Copenhagen: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 7:

Vienna, Austria

— 3 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, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vienna online route planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Vienna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Copenhagen in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Vienna, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

Venice, Italy

— 4 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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence road trip website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 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.
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, stroll around Ciutadella Park, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Madrid, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 1:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Quinta da Regaleira). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon visit planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 1 — 5:

Dublin, Ireland

— 4 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, visit Temple Bar, and walk around St Stephens Green.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip builder website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay May 9 — 15:

Paris, France

— 4 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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Le Marais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brussels travel planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

Bruges, Belgium

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Bruges is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, make a trip to The Markt, and admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges road trip app.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Bruges sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.