60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
11
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Chicago, United States

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Alfama. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon road trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in March, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 64°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Walking tours
Alfama ©
Alfama

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Magic Fountain and Barcelona Cathedral. The adventure continues: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. March in Barcelona sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Room Escape Games

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Roman Forum and Church of St. Louis of the French. Change things up with a short trip to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto (about 1h 35 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 16:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Food Tours

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and Piazza del Campo. Venture out of the city with trips to Bologna (Piazza Maggiore & Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bologna, Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Walking tours

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Suleymaniye Cami and Tuzak. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Hagia Sophia Museum, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Venice in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 29:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Shoes on the Danube Bank and Szechenyi Lanchid. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Danube River, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in March since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 2:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Danube River
Danube River

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Center of Vienna and Belvedere Palace. There's much more to do: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus, and examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Vienna online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 7:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

5
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 Room Escape Games and St. Vitus Cathedral. There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague tour itinerary planning app.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April in Prague, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Room Escape Games
Beer Tastings & Tours

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Keukenhof and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Keukenhof
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 17:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Île de la Cité. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Montmartre, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris travel route planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Paris are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 23:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition. Step out of Dublin to go to Kilkenny and see Kilkenny Castle, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., wander the streets of Temple Bar, and browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin vacation app.

You can fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in April, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 53°F and lows about 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Walking tours
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin

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