60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe route builder

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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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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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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland

— 5 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin and Loughcrew Cairns. Get some historical perspective at Royal Hospital Kilmainham and Drimnagh Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to St Peter's Church (in Drogheda), Bective Abbey (in Navan) and Irish Military War Museum & Family Park (in Starinagh). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dublin Mountains, explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, try to win big at Dundalk Stadium, and don't miss a visit to Poolbeg Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 8 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Muralhas de Evora and Capela Das Aparicoes. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica da Santissima Trindade and Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo (in Fatima) and Evora (Aqueduto da Agua de Prata & Igreja de Sao Francisco). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Antonio de Lisboa, see the interesting displays at Museu da Marioneta, explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and do a tasting at The Best Portugal.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon tour builder site.

Fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in November, with highs in Lisbon at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Del Romanticismo and Barrio de Salamanca. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes and La Latina. Venture out of the city with trips to Palacio del Infantado (in Guadalajara) and Castillo de Manzanares el Real (in Manzanares el Real). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, visit Barrio de Las Letras, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Jeronimo el Real, and learn about all things military at Museo del Aire.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in November; daily highs in Madrid reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at L'Eixample District and MUHBA Temple d'August. Plaça de Sant Felip Neri and Passeig del Born will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Cueva de Montserrat (in Montserrat), Nadal (in Torrelavit) and Recaredo (in Sant Sadurni d'Anoia). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi, get to know the fascinating history of Barri de Gracia, get a new perspective on nature at Exposicion Human Bodies. Anatomia de la vida., and admire the striking features of Torre Bellesguard.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in November; daily highs in Barcelona reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Wineries · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo and Domus Aurea. Visit Basilica di Santa Prassede and Vatican Necropolis for their historical value. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Quartiere Coppede, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria in Aracoeli, stop by Ghetto Ebraico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agnese in Agone.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.
Get some historical perspective at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Duomo di San Gimignano. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stibbert Museum and Museo di Palazzo Davanzati. Venture out of the city with trips to San Gimignano (Piazza del Duomo & Mura di San Gimignano). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Piazza della Repubblica, admire the striking features of Basilica della Santissima Annunziata - Chiesa di Santa Maria della Scala, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Salvatore in Ognissanti, and explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Florence sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Battistero del Duomo di Padova - World Heritage Site and Santa Maria dei Miracoli will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza dei Signori and Campo Santa Margherita. Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Oratorio di San Giorgio - World Heritage Site, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth - Chiesa degli Scalzi, admire the striking features of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, and make a trip to Chiesa di San Zaccaria.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kirche am Steinhof and MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. Visit Palais Schonborn-Batthyany and Augustinerkirche for their historical value. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Burg Liechtenstein in Maria Enzersdorf, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Third Man Museum, contemplate the long history of Spittelberg Quarter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minoritenkirche, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dominican Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip tool.

Getting from Venice to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for little chillier days in Vienna, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gleis 17, Grunewald and Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz. Step off the beaten path and head to Classic Remise Berlin and Neues Palais. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Mitte, take an in-depth tour of Neue Wache, see the interesting displays at Museum in der Kulturbrauerei, and admire the masterpieces at Berlinische Galerie.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Vienna to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.
Get some cultural insight at Amsterdam Canal Ring and Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amsterdam. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of the Canals and Royal Palace Amsterdam. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Nijmegen (muZIEum & Lange Hezelstraat), Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek) and Mondial Museum (in Volendam). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through De Hallen Amsterdam, examine the collection at Dutch Costume Museum and Dutch Costume Photo Studio, take in the exciting artwork at Mark Raven Amsterdam Art, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trips

Bruges, Belgium

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll around Arentshof, explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery of Langemark , Belgium, then stroll the grounds of Langemark Cemetery, and finally take in the history at Battle of Polygon Wood. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Brugse Vrije, then make a trip to Provinciaal Hof, and then admire the landmark architecture of Brugge Sint Jacobskerk.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December in Bruges, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 5 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours and Beeldverhaalroute / Parcours BD. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Breendonk and Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine. Venture out of the city with trips to Museum Mayer van den Bergh (in Antwerp), Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne (in Lavaux-Sainte-Anne) and Lier Historical Town (in Lier). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, wander the streets of Lower Town, steep yourself in history at Eglise St-Barthelemy (Church of St. Bartholomew), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Notre-Dame Du Finistere.

Make your Brussels itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Brussels are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont and Museum of the Surrender. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau of Vincennes and Eglise Saint-Severin. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes (in Soissons), Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis (in Saint-Denis) and Eglise Saint Jacques (in Reims). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee des Arts Forains, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, and wander the streets of Quartier Montparnasse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel route tool.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trips

London, United Kingdom

— 5 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Somerset House and Royal Mews. Royal Academy of Arts and The Monument to the Great Fire of London are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Soho, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Brands, stroll through Primrose Hill, and examine the collection at Hunterian Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our London online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 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 (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip