60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Budapest, Hungary
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Athens, Greece
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Rome, Italy
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Florence, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Paris, France
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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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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, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip builder.

Newark, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. When traveling from Newark in October, plan for little chillier days in Amsterdam, with highs around 59°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 5 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: take in the views from Charles Bridge, stop by Lesser Town, admire the striking features of Dancing House, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Prague, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 5 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: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, and view the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. October in Budapest sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 5 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: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and stop by Ortakoy.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in October, you will find days in Istanbul are a bit warmer (76°F), and nights are warmer (73°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Nafplio (Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nauplion Promenade, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens travel route app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Athens in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning site.

Getting from Athens to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Accademia del Buon Gusto (in Panzano in Chianti), Siena (San Francesco, Piazza del Campo, &more) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence travel planning site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Florence are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (I Portoni della Bra, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more) and Padua (Quartiere dell'Antico Ghetto Ebraico di Padova, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in November, you will find days in Venice are little chillier (56°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Le Marais, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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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 sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and walk around Parc Guell.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip planning website.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in November, with highs in Barcelona at 65°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 5 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, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip maker website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, things will get a bit cooler in Madrid: highs are around 59°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). On the 8th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lisbon using our trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in December, with highs in Lisbon at 60°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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