60 days in Western Europe & Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe & Central Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Brussels, Belgium
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Vienna, Austria
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Budapest, Hungary
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Athens, Greece
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to World Heritage Kinderdijk in Kinderdijk, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, tour on your own time with Self-Guided Tours & Rentals, and contemplate the long history of Begijnhof.

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Auckland, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Amsterdam, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Amsterdam, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Brussels, Belgium

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 a sense of the local culture at Groeningemuseum and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Holy Blood and Grand Place. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Torture Museum Oude Steen & The Bottle Shop). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and see the interesting displays at MOOF Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Brussels are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

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Paris, France

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.
Visiting Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paris day trip app.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Quinta da Regaleira and Alfama. Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Castelo dos Mouros (in Sintra), Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Alcazar of Segovia and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Plaza Mayor. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, wander the streets of La Latina, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Madrid journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at El Born and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Change things up with a short trip to Girona Cathedral (Catedral) in Girona (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online road trip planner.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Welcome to Rome. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Orvieto (Sant'Andrea, Orvieto, Pozzo di San Patrizio, &more) and Villa d'Este (in Tivoli). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome online trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of Santa Croce and The Baptistery of St. John. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lobkowicz Palace and Czech Repubrick. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Prague: Kutna Hora (Corpus Christi Chapel & St Barbara's Church). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, and brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Venice in July; daily highs in Prague reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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Vienna, Austria

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 Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and The Hofburg. Visit Melk Abbey and St. Stephen's Cathedral for their historical value. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Wachau Valley in Joching, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Appreciate the collections at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and House of Terror Museum. Explore hidden gems such as St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral. Step out of Budapest with an excursion to Fenyes Education Trail of Tata in Tata--about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), test the waters at a local thermal spa, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harmashatarhegy.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Mount Lycabettus and Alykes Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: St. Luke Archibishop (in Lefkakia), Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Nauplion Promenade, &more) and Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Lion Gate, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Athens. Traveling from Budapest in July, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.