60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and don't miss a visit to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary 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. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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 your shopping at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Studio Baxton. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Centre of Brugge and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, Belfry of Bruges, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Ixelles, and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in January: highs in Brussels hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do your shopping at Leidseplein and De 9 Straatjes. Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and Frans Hals Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Visit St. Vitus Cathedral and Spanish Synagogue for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gallery of Steel Figures and Narodni Galerie Praha. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Hradcany, get engrossed in the history at Strahov Monastery, examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, and stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, things will get little chillier in Prague: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna

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.
Historic Center of Vienna and Belvedere Palace will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and St. Stephen's Cathedral. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Sigmund Freud Museum, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 25:
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Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Shoes on the Danube Bank. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Koller Gallery, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. January in Budapest sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Koller Gallery ©
Koller Gallery
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Suleymaniye Cami . Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica Cistern and Hagia Sophia Museum. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rustem Pasha Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Istanbul itinerary planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in January: highs in Istanbul hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum ©
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Basilica di San Marco. Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Ca' Rezzonico, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice attractions planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Venice by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice. Traveling from Istanbul in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Venice, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena. Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Campo and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Palazzo Chigi Saracini in Siena, about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online journey planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. February in Florence sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trip

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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get outdoors at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. Colosseum and Vatican Museums are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome driving holiday planning app.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Passeig de Gracia and La Boqueria. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, walk around Parc Guell, explore the engaging exhibits at CaixaForum Barcelona, and visit El Barri Gòtic.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Barcelona are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

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Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Vegueta, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Maspalomas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Maspalomas reach 24°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Let the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Rossio Square and A Arte da Terra. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Bairro Alto, make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and join in the after-dark buzz at Port and Douro Wines Institute.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Maspalomas in February, expect Lisbon to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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