59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

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Rome, Italy
— 8 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 8 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 4 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Bilbao, Spain
— 4 nights
Bus to Biarritz, Fly to Nice
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Avignon, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night

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Rome, Italy

— 8 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and La Pieta. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Orvieto (Pozzo di San Patrizio & Duomo di Orvieto) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 13:

Barcelona, Spain

— 8 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vila Vella (Old Town) and Ciutadella Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, visit El Barri Gòtic, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 66°F. You will leave for Palma de Mallorca on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 21:

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alcudia Old Town and Catedral de Mallorca. When in Palma de Mallorca, make a side trip to see Playa del Puerto de Pollensa in Port de Pollenca, approximately Port de Pollenca away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver, explore the galleries of Palau de l'Almudaina, and don't miss a visit to Placa Major Mallorca.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Palma de Mallorca trip planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Seville.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:

Seville, Spain

— 5 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Torre Giralda and Parque de Maria Luisa. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, take in the views from Puente de Isabel II (Puente de Triana), and make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seville attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Bilbao.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:

Bilbao, Spain

— 4 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Concha Beach and Casco Viejo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bilbao: Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo (in Orbaneja del Castillo), Iglesia de Santa Maria (in Castro Urdiales) and San Sebastian - Donostia (Buen Pastor Cathedral, Plaza de la Constitucion, &more). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva.

Plan trip to Bilbao with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Bilbao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seville in June; daily highs in Bilbao reach 76°F and lows reach 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:

Nice, France

— 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vieille Ville and Colline du Chateau overlook. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Promenade des Anglais and steep yourself in history at Villa Kerylos.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bilbao to Nice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Bilbao in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:

Avignon, France

— 3 nights

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pont du Gard. Discover out-of-the-way places like Palais des Papes and Vaison la Romaine. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Grignan (in Grignan) and Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence).

Make your Avignon itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Nice to Avignon by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nice in July: highs in Avignon hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

Paris, France

— 7 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Luxembourg Gardens and Pont Alexandre III. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris road trip planning tool.

Getting from Avignon to Paris by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Avignon in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Fira.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 18:

Fira, Greece

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You've now added Sunset in Oia to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Akrotiri LightHouse. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, look for gifts at Koukla Art, and view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fira online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Paris to Fira in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Fira. In July, Fira is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 86°F and lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Athens, Greece

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Mount Lycabettus. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, approximately Sounio away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, and delve into the distant past at Erechtheion.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lokrum Island and Dubrovnik Treasures. Step out of Dubrovnik with an excursion to Church of Our Lady of the Snow in Cavtat--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: race across the water with Dubrovnik Boat Rentals, get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, get engrossed in the history at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and look for gifts at Clara Stones.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in July; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 85°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): make a trip to Piazza Venezia.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome online trip builder.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Rome in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip

Andalucia travel guide

4.7
Historic Sites · Castles · Landmarks
A region of geographic contrasts, Andalucía is home to ancient cities, sun-warmed beaches, deserts, and mountains. Spanning almost the entire southern section of Spain, it boasts a rich Moorish heritage, with numerous outstanding examples of Islamic architecture. Today, it’s a popular vacation destination for European tourists drawn to the modern resorts of Costa del Sol, but these beachside hotel complexes don’t overshadow Andalucía’s fascinating history. Numerous secluded corners of the coast remain unblemished by crowds. Farther inland, in cozy villages frozen in time, the local bar is the center of all activity, and farmers are the unofficial tour guides.

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites
On the Mediterranean Sea coast, the French Riviera-Côte d'Azur has the glitz and glamour rivaled by few places on earth. It is a modern resort area with luxury shopping, seaside cafés for people watching, and several marinas for yachts and super-yachts along its coast. Although the Riviera is famous for the glamour of St. Tropez, Monaco, and the Cannes Film Festival, there are many other lesser known attractions and places to visit, such as the perched villages of Gourdon and Eze, the perfumeries in Grasse, the potters of Vallauris, and the glassblowers of Biot.The Riviera has been the inspiration for many works by artists, such as Picasso and Renoir, which are on display in local museums. Sea-front hotels and holiday resorts are the most expensive options, with smaller, modest, more affordable accommodations available as you move away from major cities or further inland. Cafés, bars, and restaurants are diverse enough to respect your vacation budget and tastes, with the vast majority of eateries serving food local to the area--Provençal cuisine with Italian influences, and Cassis and Bandol regional wines.The small independent state of Monaco is surrounded on three sides by France, and the fourth by the Mediterranean. It has been ruled by the Grimaldi family since the 13th century and is a major center for tourism on the Mediterranean. The glamor of Monaco has been replaced by Monte Carlo for its opulence, designer and luxury shopping, and its casino.The busiest travel season is in July and August, when crowds and prices both skyrocket. But, with 300 days of sunshine per year, 115 km (71 mi) of warm blue coastline and beaches, 18 golf courses, 14 ski resorts, and 3,000 restaurants, you're sure to have a wonderful time and find plenty of things to do whenever you plan to stay.

Croatia travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.