60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dijon, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 15 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly
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Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Train
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights

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London, United Kingdom — 3 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, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, stroll around Hyde Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London travel website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station, South Cape (Zuid-Kaap) Airport (nonexistent / spam) and Ashford International Rail Station. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 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, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and examine the collection at Anne Frank House.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In November in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brussels.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels day trip planning website.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. November in Brussels sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can fly to Zurich.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:

Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Astrid-Kapelle. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Old Town, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zurich visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zurich, with lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.
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Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

Zermatt, Switzerland — 1 night

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and then make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt journey planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Geneva.
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Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

Geneva, Switzerland — 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Geneva day trip planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Lyon.
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Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:

Lyon, France — 3 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and finally admire the local landmark of La Place des Jacobins.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lyon online itinerary planner.

Drive from Geneva to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 9th (Fri), you're off to Dijon.
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Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:

Dijon, France — 2 nights

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon, steep yourself in history at Maison Milliere, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Le Cassissium, do a tasting at Chateau de Pommard, then do a tasting at La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, and finally make a trip to Place de la Liberation.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dijon route builder app.

Getting from Lyon to Dijon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lyon in December, expect nights in Dijon to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.
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Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:

Paris, France — 15 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 Versailles (Palace of Versailles, Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles, &more), Golf de Reims (in Gueux) and Reims (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims & Hotel Le Vergeur Museum). Have a day of magic on the 19th (Mon) at Disneyland Paris. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and visit Le Marais.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker app.

Take a train from Dijon to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 26:

Rome, Italy — 4 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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and take an unorthodox tour of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Venice.
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Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:

Venice, Italy — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary site.

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in December, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Munich.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

Munich, Germany — 6 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Nuremberg (Albrecht Durer's House, Kaiserburg Nurnberg, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Munich route builder.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Munich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice in January, things will get slightly colder in Munich: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Cologne.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 7:

Cologne, Germany — 3 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Cologne is known for sightseeing, museums, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, get to know the resident critters at Koelner Zoo, and snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge.

To see photos and tourist information, read Cologne trip itinerary website.

Fly from Munich to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cologne when traveling from Munich in January, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Dusseldorf.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:

Dusseldorf, Germany — 3 nights

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Get out of town with these interesting Dusseldorf side-trips: Essen (Museum Folkwang & Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen) and Alma-Park (in Gelsenkirchen). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Classic Remise Dusseldorf, admire the landmark architecture of MedienHafen, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Altstadt.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dusseldorf trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Cologne to Dusseldorf by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Hamburg.
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Side Trips
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 13:

Hamburg, Germany — 3 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, get a sense of history and politics at Hamburg Town Hall, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg trip planning site.

Fly from Dusseldorf to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Dusseldorf in January, plan for slightly colder days in Hamburg, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Berlin.
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Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:

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: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21: