60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Billund, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Penrith, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Port Isaac, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train to Selestat, Bus to Riquewihr
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Riquewihr, France
— 2 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
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Rust, Germany
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 7 nights
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 nights

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.
Royal Palace of Godollo and The Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Korzo - Danube Embankment (Dunakorzo) and Eger Castle for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Hungaroring (in Mogyorod), Kopcsik Marcipania Szamos edessegbolt (in Eger) and Lazar Lovaspark (in Domony). And it doesn't end there: relax in sumptuous surroundings at Mandala Day Spa, walk around City Park Városliget, appreciate the history behind Attila Jozsef Statue, and see the interesting displays at Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Budapest. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: highs in Budapest hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Billund.
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Billund, Denmark — 3 nights

Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tjaereovne and Billund Kommunes Museer. Visit Hejnsvig Kirke and Grindsted Kirke for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Billund: Uhre Kirke (in Brande), Vesterhavets Barfodspark (in Outrup) and Kvie So (in Ansager). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Nyso, get engrossed in the history at Give Egnens Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum Frello, and admire the striking features of Otto Frello Gavlmaleri.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Billund trip app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Billund takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in August: high temperatures in Billund hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 5 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Forth Boat Tours and Belhaven Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at New Town and Greyfriars Kirkyard. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Dirleton Castle (in Dirleton), Dunbar (John Muir Alpacas & Victoria Harbour) and North Berwick (North Berwick Golf Club & North Berwick Law). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, learn about all things military at National War Museum of Scotland, and take in the views from Forth Bridge.

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Fly from Billund to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Billund to Edinburgh. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Penrith.
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Penrith, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Explore hidden gems such as Lake District Paddle Boarding and Hutton in the Forest. Step out of the city life by going to Lacy's Caves and Dubwath Silver Meadows. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penrith: Rydal Hall Gardens (in Rydal), Grasmere (Alcock Tarn & Wordsworth Daffodil Garden) and Cockermouth (Alpacaly Ever After, The Lake District Walker, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, trek along Central Fells, admire the sheer force of Stock Ghyll Force, and make a trip to Silver Yard Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Penrith day trip planning website.

Getting from Edinburgh to Penrith by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Penrith, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.
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Manchester, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Hat Works Museum of Hatting, don't miss a visit to Marple Locks, and then trek along Millenium Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Reddish Vale Farm, then contemplate the long history of Castlefield Urban Heritage Park, and then admire the striking features of Saint Mary's the Hidden Gem.

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You can drive from Penrith to Manchester in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Penrith in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Manchester, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shrewsbury.
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Shrewsbury ) is the county town of Shropshire, England. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Guildhall, get answers to all your questions at Much Wenlock Museum and Visitor Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Acton Burnell Castle, and finally get curious at Coleham Pumping Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Shrewsbury Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Laura's Tower, and then trek along The Shrewsbury Darwin Walk.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shrewsbury trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Shrewsbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Shrewsbury, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.
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Bath, United Kingdom — 2 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Great Chalfield Manor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyriac's Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at National Trust - The Courts Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sydney Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Bradford-on-Avon Wharf, pause for some serene contemplation at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, then get outside with Dundas Aqueduct, and finally stroll around Henrietta Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bath itinerary site.

Getting from Shrewsbury to Bath by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Isaac.
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Port Isaac, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Port Isaac is a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Materiana's Church and Collegiate Church of St Endellion. Escape the urban bustle at Trebarwith Strand Beach and Cornish Coast Adventures. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Rocky Valley, see the interesting displays at Tintagel Toy Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Enodoc Church, and take in the exciting artwork at Cliffside Gallery.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Isaac route tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Port Isaac takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 7 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Take a break from the city and head to Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation and Hampstead Heath. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chartwell and Kenwood House. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Holland Park, examine the collection at Lord's Cricket Ground, pause for some serene contemplation at Westminster Cathedral, and visit South Bank.

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You can drive from Port Isaac to London in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul Saint-Louis, then examine the collection at Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature, then take an in-depth tour of National Archives, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, stop by 6th Arrondissement, stop by 7eme Arrondissement, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, and finally take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement.

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Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Riquewihr.
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Riquewihr, France — 2 nights

Riquewihr is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.A popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, Riquewihr is also known for the Riesling and other great wines produced in the village. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St. Leger, then take in the history at Musee Memorial du Vieil Armand, then stroll the grounds of Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Cernay, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle de la Croix du Burn. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musee de la Communication - Postes-Transports-Telecoms -, steep yourself in history at Porte Haute, stop by Maison Alsacienne de Biscuiterie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise protestant Sainte-Marguerite, then contemplate the long history of High Gate, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Sentier Viticole des Grands Crus.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Riquewihr trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Riquewihr takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In September in Riquewihr, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 1 night

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise des Dominicains Strasbourg, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Protestante Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise des Jesuites, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saints-Pierre-et-Paul de Rosheim.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Riquewihr to Strasbourg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rust.
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Rust, Germany — 2 nights

Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
On the 10th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Kur- und Schlosspark Badenweiler, stroll around Park der Sinne, then don't miss a visit to Schloßberg mit Ruine Flochberg, then take in the history at Kloster St. Trudpert, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster St-Trudpert. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Hohengeroldseck, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakobskapelle - Berglekapelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche Sankt Marien, then examine the collection at Narrenmuseum Niggelturm, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Martin.

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

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Rust takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 7 nights

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Escape the urban bustle at Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui and Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to BOHAG Helikopterrundflug and Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Grindelwald (Maennlichen Romantic Trail, Paragliding Jungfrau, &more), Murren (Allmendhubel & Via Ferrata) and Spiezer Rundwanderweg (in Spiez). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Heimwehfluh, pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, stroll through Skigebiet Metsch, and shake up your sightseeing with Grimselwelt.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rust to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a train. Traveling from Rust in September, expect nights in Interlaken to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Ghetto Ebraico, make a trip to Welcome To Rome, then admire the masterpieces at Villa Farnesina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Parrochiale San Lorenzo in Lucina, and finally soak in style at Turkish baths. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mausoleo di Santa Costanza, wander the streets of Rione Monti, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle Aventino.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Interlaken to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Interlaken in September: high temperatures in Rome hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Valletta.
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Valletta, Malta — 7 nights

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Get some historical perspective at Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway and Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Malta Falconry Centre and The Knights Hospitallers. Explore Valletta's surroundings by going to St. George's Basilica (in Victoria), Church of St. John The Baptist (in Xewkija) and Mellieha (Our Lady of the Grotto & Armier Bay Beach). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of War HQ Tunnel, get outside with Ghar Lapsi, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and learn about all things military at Fortifications Interpretation Centre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Valletta vacation website.

You can fly from Rome to Valletta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, Valletta is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.
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