60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  7​h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
12
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
13
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
14
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona planning site .

Cairo, Egypt to Barcelona is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Barcelona. In July, Barcelona is a bit cooler than Cairo - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in July, Lisbon is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

5
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Kilkenny (Go With The Flow - River Adventures & Kilkenny Castle). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, wander the streets of Temple Bar, stroll around Phoenix Park, and see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip planner .

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in July; daily highs in Dublin reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Onform London (in Burford) and The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our London vacation planning tool .

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cotswold Archery, Onform London, Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, The Cotswold Brewing Company, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Le Marais, don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris day trip planning site .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rouen, Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Groeningemuseum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Grand Place, explore the galleries of Atomium, see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take a stroll through The Jordaan, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip app .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Grote Markt
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

5
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), wander the streets of Stroeget, and find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, take a stroll through Sandhamn, step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, and ponder the world of politics at Stockholm City Hall.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Millesgarden
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, find something for the whole family at Prater, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vienna travel route planning site .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Vienna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in August, expect Vienna to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

3
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Scrovegni Chapel, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Vienna in August, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence road trip planning site .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and explore the galleries of Vatican Museums.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Go for a jaunt from Athens to Mycenae to see Archaeological Site Mycenae about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Athens online itinerary maker .

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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