60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Syracuse, Italy
— 5 nights
Taxi to Pozzallo, Ferry to Valletta
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
Fly
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Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train to London Kings Cross, Train to Portsmouth
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Syracuse, Italy

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) and Museo Immaginario Verghiano. Teatro Greco and Museo del Neolitico are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Syracuse side-trips: Ragusa (Casa Museo Appiano, Ragusa Ibla, &more), Chiaramonte Gulfi (Casa Museo Liberty & Museo dei Cimeli Storico Militari) and Modica (Museo Medico Tommaso Campailla, Casa Museo Campailla, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Villa Romana del Tellaro, step off the mainland to explore Ortigia, make a trip to Centro Storico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Syracuse online tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Syracuse is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Syracuse

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Valletta, Malta

— 2 nights

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, then take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Saluting Battery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Lascaris War Rooms.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Valletta itinerary maker.

Getting from Syracuse to Valletta by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Malaga, Spain

— 4 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Appreciate the collections at Automobile and Fashion Museum and Museo de Almargen. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Carihuela and Castillo de Gibralfaro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Puente Nuevo (in Ronda), Marbella Old Town (in Marbella) and Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Malaga planner.

You can fly from Valletta to Malaga in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train. In April, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 4th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Carrera del Darro, contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then wander the streets of Albayzin.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Granada online route maker.

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Maspalomas, Spain

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 6th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Granada to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in May since evenings lows in Maspalomas dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Funchal, Portugal

— 4 nights
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Madeira Story Centre and Engenhos do Norte. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Blandy's Wine Lodge and Museu da Baleia da Madeira. Get out of town with these interesting Funchal side-trips: Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico) and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Cabo Girao, take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro.

Discover how to plan a Funchal trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Maspalomas to Funchal in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In May in Funchal, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Nature · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Bamburgh Castle and Buchanan Street. Museum-lovers will appreciate Etal Castle and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island), Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Necropolis) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online day trip planner.

You can fly from Funchal to Edinburgh in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, Edinburgh is slightly colder than Funchal - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

York, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Get some cultural insight at Fountains Abbey and York's Chocolate Story. Appreciate the collections at Royal Armouries Museum and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Beamish Museum (in Beamish), Whitby (Whitby Harbour & Whitby Abbey) and Lincoln (Lincoln Castle & Lincoln Cathedral). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, don't miss a visit to York Shambles, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our York trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Portsmouth, United Kingdom

— 6 nights
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arundel Castle and Gardens and No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath. Discover out-of-the-way places like Corfe Castle and HMS Victory. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths), Osborne House (in East Cowes) and Bembridge Windmill (in Bembridge). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, get engrossed in the history at Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre, see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, and kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth route planning tool.

Take a train from York to Portsmouth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Forte di Bard and Museo Egizio. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palazzo Reale and Galata Museo del Mare. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Genoa (Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari & Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, stroll around Parco del Valentino, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turin driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Portsmouth to Turin in 7 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portsmouth to Turin. In May in Turin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Pisa, Italy

— 3 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portovenere and Torre Guinigi. Get some cultural insight at Baptistery of St. John and St Martin Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pisa: Montecatini Alto (in Montecatini Alto), Castello Doria (in Porto Venere) and Lucca (Piazza Anfiteatro & Le mura di Lucca). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa and make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pisa trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Turin to Pisa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Turin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pisa, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Ferrari and Basilica di San Petronio. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Castello Estense (in Ferrara) and Bologna (Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, Piazza Maggiore, &more). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence tour itinerary app.

Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Italy

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Orto Botanico di Siena, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Campo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano and then make a trip to Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Siena tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Siena sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Museo dell'Appennino Umbro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Civita di Bagnoregio and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Antiquarium comunale di Tenaglie (in Tenaglie) and Orvieto (Pozzo di San Patrizio & Duomo di Orvieto). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, ponder the design of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Popolo.

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

You can drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips