60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Leeds, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 6 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take a stroll through Alfama, admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Lisbon is 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo & Catedral Primada). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Madrid are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, and examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona sightseeing tool.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in September, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Monaco-Ville, Monaco

— 2 nights
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
On the 17th (Fri), try to win big at Casino Cafe de Paris, steep yourself in history at Vieux Monaco, then contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace, and finally ponder the world of politics at Prince's Palace of Monaco. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Princess Grace Botanical Garden, make a trip to Apotheosa Monaca, admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe, then admire the striking features of Place du Palais, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monaco-Ville online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Monaco-Ville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Monaco-Ville sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally catch a live performance at La Casa Maledetta.

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You can drive from Monaco-Ville to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Monaco-Ville in September, Milan is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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, spas, and nightlife. Your plan 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 Liberty Statue, and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Budapest driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Milan to Budapest in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Milan in September, expect Budapest to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping

Vienna, Austria

— 4 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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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 historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Berlin, Germany

— 3 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin route maker app.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, then get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, and finally appreciate the history behind Mann und Frau.

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

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 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.
On the 6th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and finally make a trip to Grand Place. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Brussels online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Brussels takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

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, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday builder website.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London. October in London sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Leeds.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

Leeds, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at Royal Armouries Museum, then take an in-depth tour of M&S Company Archive: Marks in Time, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirkstall Abbey, and finally stroll around Roundhay Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, then don't miss a visit to Police Box Wetherby, and finally stop by Scent Salim.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Leeds online trip builder.

You can take a train from London to Leeds in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from London in October: highs in Leeds hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Llandudno, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, snap pictures at Sappers Suspension Bridge, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, pause for some photo ops at The Mad Hatter Statue, then go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Llandudno online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Leeds to Llandudno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh tour builder website.

You can drive from Llandudno to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Llandudno in October since evenings lows in Edinburgh dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk) and Stirling (Stirling Castle & The Queen Anne Gardens). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of People's Palace and Winter Gardens, and appreciate the history behind Glasgow Cenotaph.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dublin, Ireland

— 5 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: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, stroll around St Stephens Green, see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and make a trip to Merrion Square.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Palermo, Italy

— 6 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Tempio di Segesta (in Calatafimi-Segesta) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Cefalu, and admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Palermo trip builder site.

Getting from Dublin to Palermo by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Palermo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Monaco travel guide

4.2
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.

North Wales travel guide

4.3
Castles · Beaches · Historic Sites
Passionate about being Welsh, residents of North Wales fiercely preserve their language, music, and history. The region’s dramatic landscapes, which notably include the highest peaks in Wales and England, attract tourism from hikers, cyclists, and adventure-seekers of every description. Your trip may also include a ride on some of the country’s most scenic heritage railways here. Despite its relatively small size, North Wales has many historical attractions to fill your travel itinerary. It is home to two World Heritage sites, which include a series of well-preserved Edwardian castles dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries. The Welsh spirit is strong here and most residents use their mother tongue, but don’t be afraid to ask for directions: Everyone also speaks fluent English and will be more than happy to converse in it.