60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train to Windermere, Bus to Ambleside
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Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
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Amalfi, Italy
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary site.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to London is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get a bit warmer in London: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Ambleside, United Kingdom

— 6 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Go for a jaunt from Ambleside to Windermere to see Lake Windermere about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ambleside trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and bus from London to Ambleside in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Porto, Portugal

— 5 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.
Dedicate the 16th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, walk around Museu Serralves, stop by Livraria Lello, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Porto visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Ambleside to Porto takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June in Porto, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Câmara Municipal, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in June: highs in Lisbon hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Venice in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naples, Italy

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Pompeii (Terme del Foro & Villa dei Misteri). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, and admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples trip maker app.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. July in Naples sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Amalfi, Italy

— 3 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Church of Santa Maria Assunta, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amalfi online attractions planner.

You can drive from Naples to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Naples in July since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Greece

— 3 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.
Change things up with a short trip to St. Spyridon First Beach in Agios Spyridonas (about 1 hour away). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, relax in the rural setting at MKB Corfu Beekeeping Vasilakis, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and step into the grandiose world of New Fortress.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Corfu Town online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Amalfi to Corfu Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Amalfi in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Corfu Town, with highs around 38°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

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.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Athens online holiday planner.

Getting from Corfu Town to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Fira, Greece

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fira sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, you will find days in Fira are a bit cooler (35°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, and see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find reviews and tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Spas · Tours

Side Trips

England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.

Portugal travel guide

4.2
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.

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 · Nightlife
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.