60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly to Geneva, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 6 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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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.
Family-friendly places like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder site.

Manchester, UK to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Manchester to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: highs in Paris hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Lisbon, Portugal

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kids will enjoy Lisbon Oceanarium and Quinta da Regaleira. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Praia da ursa) and Nazare (Mercado Municipal de Nazare, NORPARK-DIVERSÕES AQUÁTICAS-NAZARÉ, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, take a stroll through Alfama, and get to know the resident critters at Jardim Zoologico.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Lisbon reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Family-friendly places like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and La playa de Tamariu will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: S'Agaro (San Pol Beach & Camino de Ronda), Platja d'Aro (Cala Sa Conca & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Aigua Xelida (in Tamariu). There's much more to do: walk around Parc Guell, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning site.

Fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in August, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Attractions like The Matterhorn and Gornergrat make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, explore the activities along Riffelsee, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and trek along 5-Seenweg.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Barcelona to Zermatt takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
Attractions like Canal Grande and Basilica di San Marco make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Venice sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Leaning Tower of Pisa. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take a stroll through Trastevere, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rome travel planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Corfu Town, Greece

— 6 nights
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Attractions like Aqualand Corfu Water Park and Yali Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Paleokastritsa (Limni Beach & Corfu Sea Discovery), Apollo Dive Center (in Nissaki) and Ipsos Aqua Arena (in Ipsos). There's much more to do: get outside with Sakis Water Sports, kick back and relax at Bataria Beach, deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome to Corfu Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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.
Attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Plaka make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio), Seahorse Dive Center (in Vari) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Athens route site.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 6 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Schönbrunn Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Hundertwasserhaus, stroll around Prater, and get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna driving holiday site.

Getting from Athens to Vienna by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Vienna is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in September; daily highs in Vienna reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

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.
Kids will enjoy Charles Bridge and Staromestske namesti. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and have fun at Prague Armory.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Prague travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 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.
Attractions like Van Gogh Museum and Vondelpark make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Hague (Madurodam, Sea Life Scheveningen, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and wander the streets of Leidseplein.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then test the waters at a local thermal spa. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Reykjavik takes 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in September; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 13°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.