60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
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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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Lisbon Oceanarium and Quinta da Regaleira. Change things up with a short trip to Sintra National Palace in Sintra (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, wander the streets of Bairro Alto, and visit Alfama.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip planner.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Lisbon. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in February, with highs in Lisbon at 60°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Family-friendly places like Parque del Retiro and Prado National Museum will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum of Spain, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Madrid holiday planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in March, expect Madrid to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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.
Family-friendly places like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: make a trip to Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and get a taste of local nightlife at CaixaForum Barcelona.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.
Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Piazza Navona will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Basilica di San Marco. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, take a stroll through Cannaregio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.
Attractions like Hagia Sophia and Istanbul Modern make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul holiday site.

Getting from Venice to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Venice to Istanbul. Traveling from Venice in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, view the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest travel site.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in March, plan for much colder nights in Budapest, with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Vienna, Austria

— 5 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.
Family-friendly places like Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, and examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vienna planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

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.
Attractions like Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Sea Life Scheveningen, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in April, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 40°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 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.
Kids will enjoy The Markt and Belfry of Bruges. Change things up with a short trip to Groeningemuseum in Bruges (about 1h 35 min away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, browse the exhibits of Atomium, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip maker.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 4 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.
Attractions like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and visit Montmartre.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

London, United Kingdom

— 6 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Natural History Museum and National Gallery. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. April in London sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Dublin, Ireland

— 6 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Guinness Storehouse. There's still lots to do: visit Temple Bar, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland, and walk around St Stephens Green.

Plan trip to Dublin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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