60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  5 h 30 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
13
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
15
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
16
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
17
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Charlotte, United States

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online vacation planner.

Charlotte, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Charlotte to Edinburgh. While traveling from Charlotte, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, stroll around St. James's Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London online travel route builder.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

4
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Markt, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels journey planning site.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, walk around Vondelpark, and get a taste of the local shopping with Leidseplein.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:
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Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Berlin trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, stroll around Peterhof State Museum Preserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Park And Gardens of Peterhof, and contemplate the long history of Palace Square.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Berlin to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, take in nature's colorful creations at Augarten, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Vienna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in September, expect nights in Vienna to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Istanbul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Vienna in September since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Galata Tower ©
Galata Tower

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Corinth Canal (in Corinth) and Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Lion Gate). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in October, expect little chillier with lows of 60°F in Athens. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth Canal
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rome, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Athens to Rome by combination of subway and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, expect little chillier with lows of 55°F in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Florence trip site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pinakothek der Moderne, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and finally see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Munich road trip planning website.

You can fly from Florence to Munich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in October: high temperatures in Munich hover around 57°F and lows are around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then wander the streets of Old Town, and then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zurich driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Zurich, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and walk around Parc de Montjuic.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Zurich to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 73°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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nights
Madrid, 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Madrid tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. October in Lisbon sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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