60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
Drive
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Minsk, Belarus
— 3 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 3 nights
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Chisinau, Moldova
— 3 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly to Ioannina, Drive to Saranda
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Saranda, Albania
— 3 nights
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Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia

— 2 nights
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Tallinn Old Town, stroll around Kadriorg Park, see Off-Road Tours, then contemplate the long history of Town Hall Pharmacy, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and finally steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Patkuli Viewing Platform, pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, see the interesting displays at Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), then see the interesting displays at Great Guild Hall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tallinn day trip planning tool.

Berlin, Germany to Tallinn is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Riga, Latvia

— 3 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Explore hidden gems such as Riga Town Hall Square and Bastejkalna Park. Go for a jaunt from Riga to Sigulda to see Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Pilsetas kanals, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, don't miss a visit to Jauniela, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Riga online road trip planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Riga are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 3 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bernardine Gardens and KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Theresa, stop by Uzupis, and make a trip to St John's church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vilnius trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Riga to Vilnius takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Minsk.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

Minsk, Belarus

— 3 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Step off the beaten path and head to Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and Church of Saints Simon and Helena. There's lots more to do: get your bearings at National Library of Belarus, don't miss a visit to Liberty Square, stroll through Loshitskiy Park, and head off the coast to Island of Birds.

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

You can drive from Vilnius to Minsk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Minsk is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Minsk

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

— 3 nights
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Sophia's Cathedral and Andreyevskiy Spusk. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), walk around Mariinsky Park, learn the secrets of beer at Your Kyiv, and admire the natural beauty at Grishko Central Botanical Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kyiv (Kiev) online route planner.

You can fly from Minsk to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Kyiv (Kiev) can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Chisinau.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

Chisinau, Moldova

— 3 nights
Chișinău Etymology and namesThe origin of the city's name is unclear, but in one version, the name comes from the archaic Romanian word chișla (meaning "spring", "source of water") and nouă ("new"), because it was built around a small spring, at the corner of Pușkin and Albișoara streets.The other version, formulated by Ștefan Ciobanu, Romanian historian and academician, holds that the name was formed the same way as the name of Chișineu (alternative spelling: Chișinău) in Western Romania, near the border with Hungary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stefan cel Mare Park and Afghan War Memorial To Sons of Motherland - Eternal Memory. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Milestii Mici, make a trip to Victory Memorial and Eternal Flame, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dormition of the Theotokos.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chisinau trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Chisinau takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Bucharest.

Things to do in Chisinau

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:

Bucharest, Romania

— 3 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Herăstrău Park and Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti". Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, get outside with Rent4Ride, get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, and explore the world behind art at National Museum of Art of Romania (Muzeul Nakional de Arta al Romaniei).

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bucharest online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Chisinau to Bucharest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Sofia, Bulgaria

— 3 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Church St. George Rotunda. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Vitosha Mountain, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and deepen your understanding at Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sofia online travel planner.

Getting from Bucharest to Sofia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sofia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Istanbul.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Yeni Camii and Little Hagia Sophia. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eyüp Sultan Mosque, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Istanbul. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Sofia in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Temple of Hephaestus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Corinth Canal (in Isthmia) and Limni Vouliagmeni (in Loutraki). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get outside with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Athens travel route planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Athens in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in August: high temperatures in Athens hover around 39°C and lows are around 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Saranda.

Things to do in Athens

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

Saranda, Albania

— 3 nights
A popular summer destination for its inexpensive accommodation and stony Mediterranean beaches, Saranda has become a favorite of both Albanian and foreign travelers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saranda Jeep and Delight Plus Beach Bar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saranda: Borsh Beach (in Borsh) and Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello (in Himare). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with Spiranca Diving Center, step into the grandiose world of Lekuresi Castle, kick back and relax at Pulebardha Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirror (Pasqyra) Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Saranda trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Athens to Saranda in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Saranda when traveling from Athens in August, with lows around 25°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ohrid.

Things to do in Saranda

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

— 3 nights

Jerusalem of the Balkans

Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Ohrid and Holy Mary Perybleptos. Step out of Ohrid to go to Struga and see Saint Archangel Michael Cave Church, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Monastery Saint Naum, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nikola Gerakomija, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jovan Kaneo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ohrid trip maker website.

You can take a shuttle from Saranda to Ohrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Saranda to Ohrid is minus 1 hour. In September, Ohrid is slightly colder than Saranda - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kotor.

Things to do in Ohrid

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:

Kotor, Montenegro

— 2 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bay of Kotor and St. Tryphon Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Herceg-Novi (Forte Mare & Fort Citadela). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and catch all the local highlights with Kotour Travel Agency.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kotor trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ohrid to Kotor takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Split, Croatia

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Cathedral of Saint Domnius. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue, see the interesting displays at Froggyland, and steep yourself in history at Diocletian's Palace.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Split journey maker.

You can drive from Kotor to Split in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Split are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 3 nights

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Sarajevo War Tunnel. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Vijećnica, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, don't miss a visit to Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Sarajevo trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Split to Sarajevo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in September, things will get slightly colder in Sarajevo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

Belgrade, Serbia

— 3 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Military Museum. Step out of Belgrade to go to Topola and see Oplenac, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crkva Svetog Marka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, and walk around Tasmajdan Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Belgrade road trip tool.

Getting from Sarajevo to Belgrade by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. In September, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can fly to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljanica River. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Bled Castle & Zipline). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Triple Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll around Tivoli Park, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

You can fly from Belgrade to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Belgrade in September, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Vienna, Austria

— 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Melk Abbey and Maria Theresia Denkmal. Change things up with a short trip to Wachau Valley in Joching (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, pause for some photo ops at Goethe Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vienna online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Krakow.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:

Krakow, Poland

— 3 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Krakow Pinball Museum and Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley, make a trip to Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Divine Mercy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September in Krakow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lesser Town. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Wallenstein garden, take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague day trip planning app.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. September in Prague sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29: