60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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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.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip maker.

Jaipur, India to Istanbul is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 2.5 hours. When traveling from Jaipur in December, plan for cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around 7°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can fly to Budapest.
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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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and admire the striking features of Matthias Church.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Budapest tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Budapest when traveling from Istanbul in December, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Prague.
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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.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and visit Lesser Town.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Prague travel planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Berlin.
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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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Berlin online trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly to Amsterdam.
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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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route app.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, admire the striking features of Stadhuis, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 5 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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online trip builder.

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Brussels are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

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Getting from Brussels to London by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in January, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

Before you visit Paris, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. January in Paris sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly to Madrid.
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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Madrid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 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 sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in January: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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