60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 1 night
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Kamari, Greece
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip builder site.

New Orleans, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in January, Lisbon is slightly colder at night with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:

Madrid, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Segovia (Iglesia de la Vera Cruz, Acueduct of Segovia, &more) and Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Museo del Greco, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid itinerary planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in January, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 51°F and lows about 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21:

Valencia, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cabo San Antonio (in Javea) and Denia (Marina el Portet de Denia, Spas, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, browse the exhibits of Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, and get a sense of history and politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Valencia trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in January: high temperatures in Valencia hover around 63°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in January, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, things will get little chillier in Venice: highs are around 47°F and lows about 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Pinacoteca Nazionale, Centro Storico di Siena, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Florence online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in January, you will find days in Florence are somewhat warmer (53°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 5:

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 5 — 10:

Athens, Greece

— 3 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 historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Athens travel planner.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. Traveling from Rome in February, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 13:

Rethymnon, Greece

— 1 night
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Venetian Fortezza, then get engrossed in the history at Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, and then slough off your stress at Swan Beauty & Spa.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rethymnon trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Athens to Rethymnon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Kamari.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Baths · Spas · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:

Kamari, Greece

— 1 night
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stop by Sand Lily Boutique, then contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera, and then see some colorful creatures with Volcano Dive Center.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kamari travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Rethymnon to Kamari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in February, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Kamari

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 15:

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vienna vacation maker website.

You can fly from Kamari to Vienna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Kamari to Vienna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kamari in February, you will find days in Vienna are a bit cooler (41°F), and nights are much colder (30°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 20:

Munich, Germany

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get curious at Deutsches Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and stroll around English Garden.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Munich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Munich to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Munich in February, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 46°F and 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:

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.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, Belfry of Bruges, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Brussels using our trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 41°F to lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 4:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 9:

Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at Vasa Museum, see the interesting displays at Skansen, and then explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at The Green Trails, see the interesting displays at Stockholm Transport Museum (Sparvagsmuseet), and then explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Stockholm travel planning app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Stockholm by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Amsterdam in March: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 41°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:

Crete travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Islands
Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.

Santorini travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.