60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bus to Boston, Fly to Porto
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Playa Blanca
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Playa Blanca, Spain
— 2 nights
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Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Malaga, Train to Granada
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Granada, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly
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Alcudia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly
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Syracuse, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 4 nights
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Bus to Rhodes, Ferry to Bodrum, Shuttle to Bodrum, Fly to Nevsehir
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Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 6 nights
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Porto, Portugal

— 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Convento de Cristo and Batalha Monastery. When in Porto, make a side trip to see Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima in Fatima, approximately Fatima away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Porto trip tool.

Hartford, USA to Porto is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. When traveling from Hartford in June, plan for little chillier days in Porto, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Maspalomas, Spain

— 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Faro de Maspalomas and Vegueta. Step out of Maspalomas to go to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and see Las Canteras Beach, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Maspalomas trip builder tool.

You can fly from Porto to Maspalomas in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Porto in June since evenings lows in Maspalomas dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Playa Blanca.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Playa Blanca, Spain

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the waterfront activity at Marina Rubicon, explore the striking landscape of Timanfaya Nationalpark, and then kick back and relax at Playa del Janubio. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Papagayo Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Los Hervideros, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Playa Blanca day trip planner.

Getting from Maspalomas to Playa Blanca by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Playa Blanca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Carrera del Darro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Malaga (Castillo de Gibralfaro, Alcazaba, &more), Bioparc (in Fuengirola) and Benalmadena (Puerto Marina Benalmadena & Parque De La Paloma). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Royal Chapel of Granada, wander the streets of Albayzin, admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Playa Blanca to Granada in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Playa Blanca in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Granada: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Granada

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Alcudia, Spain

— 4 nights
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parc Natural de Mondrago and Cala Turqueta. Change things up with these side-trips from Alcudia: Playa Arenal De Son Saura (in Ciutadella), Cap de Formentor (in Formentor) and Plage Cala D'or (in Cala d'Or). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Playa de S'Amarador, stroll through Playa de Muro, and take a stroll through Alcudia Old Town.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Alcudia holiday maker site.

Fly from Granada to Alcudia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siena.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Torre del Mangia and Spiaggia La Principess / Principess Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Siena trip planner.

Fly from Alcudia to Siena in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Siena sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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 hidden gems such as Museo Ferrari and Battistero di San Giovanni. Venture out of the city with trips to Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli, &more), Lucca (Le mura di Lucca & Piazza Anfiteatro) and MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari (in Modena). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Florence holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Syracuse, Italy

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) and Sampieri. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Syracuse: Faro del Capo di Santa Croce (in Augusta), Centro Storico (in Noto) and Spiaggia Marina Di Modica (in Marina Di Modica). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Scialai Comfort Beach Cafe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, don't miss a visit to Ragusa Ibla, and kick back and relax at Donnalucata.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Syracuse online journey maker.

You can fly from Florence to Syracuse in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Greece

— 4 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Agios Pavlos Beach and Tsambika Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lindos: Gennadi Beach (in Gennadi), Prasonisi Beach (in Kattavia) and Alyki Beach (in Monolithos). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Glystra Beach, stroll through Limni Beach, and explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lindos online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Syracuse to Lindos takes 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. July in Lindos sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goreme, Turkey

— 3 nights
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Explore hidden gems such as Goreme National Park and Off-Road Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Sultan SazlIgI Bird Sanctuary (in Ovaciftlikkoy) and Asikpasa Tabiat Parki (in Kirsehir). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Goreme vacation maker tool.

You can do a combination of bus, ferry, shuttle, and flight from Lindos to Goreme in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lindos to Goreme. Traveling from Lindos in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Goreme, with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Istanbul, Turkey

— 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Sultanahmet Square. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Bosphorus Strait, and walk around Gulhane Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Goreme in July: highs in Istanbul hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Pile Gate. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately Cavtat away. The adventure continues: visit Old Town and step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik holiday planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. July in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bamburgh Castle and National Wallace Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum), Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Princes Street Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Edinburgh takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, expect Edinburgh to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 6 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Strokkur (in Geysir) and Kerið (in Selfoss). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, see the interesting displays at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik online visit planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Reykjavik in 6 hours. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 48°F at night. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature · Parks · Tours · Spas

Side Trips