60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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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.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in January, things will get warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 59°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip app.

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in January; daily highs in Madrid reach 51°F and lows reach 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, stroll around Ciutadella Park, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in January, with highs in Barcelona at 58°F and lows at 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online travel route planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in January: high temperatures in Florence hover around 53°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

Find out how to plan Rome trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Rome sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 5 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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and examine the collection at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rome to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in January, you will find days in Istanbul are a bit cooler (48°F), and nights are a bit warmer (48°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 25:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the exciting artwork at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in January, you will find days in Budapest are a bit cooler (37°F), and nights are cooler (25°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, and step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vienna day trip site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in January, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Prague day trip tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in February, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

Berlin, Germany

— 4 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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and don't miss a visit to Potsdamer Platz.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Berlin travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 10:

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.
Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in February, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 15:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Friet Museum, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Atomium, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels route planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris travel planner.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Paris are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our London trip 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 February, daily temperatures in London can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1: