60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
2
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
3
Budva, Montenegro
— 6 nights
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
5
Goreme, Turkey
— 4 nights
6
Manavgat, Turkey
— 2 nights
7
Kas, Turkey
— 2 nights
8
Hersonissos, Greece
— 3 nights
9
Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
10
Chania Town, Greece
— 3 nights
11
Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
12
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 5 nights
13
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 6 nights
14
Bari, Italy
— 6 nights

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Explore Dubrovnik's surroundings by going to Ston (Ston Old Town, Milos Winery, &more) and Cavtat Old Town (in Cavtat). On the 28th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, see Off-Road Tours, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Zarkovica Animal Shelter.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik tour planning tool.

Riga, Latvia to Dubrovnik is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Riga in July; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ston, Cavtat Old Town
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

4
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Venture out of the city with trips to il Monte Della Croce (in Medjugorje), Kravica (in Studenci) and Sarajevo (Igman & Sarajevo War Tunnel). On the 3rd (Tue), spend an adventurous day with Ero Travel. There's much more to do: make a trip to Old Bridge (Stari Most), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, view the masterpieces at Art Studio Pandur, and get engrossed in the history at Bosnaseum.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mostar tour planning website.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Mostar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, you will find days in Mostar are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Mostar

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Sarajevo, il Monte Della Croce, Kravica
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il Monte Della Croce ©
il Monte Della Croce
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel
Kravica ©
Kravica

6
nights
Budva, Montenegro

Budva ©
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Budva: Our Lady of the Rocks (in Perast), Church of St. Elijah the Prophet (in Dobrota) and Kotor (Bay of Kotor, 360 Monte, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Budva Old Town, stroll around Lovćen National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Jaz Beach, and look for gifts at Budva Leather.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Budva trip builder app.

You can drive from Mostar to Budva in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Budva are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budva

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotor, Monastery Praskvica, Jaz Beach, Lovćen National Park, Our Lady of the Rocks
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360 Monte ©
360 Monte
Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
Budva Old Town
Budva Old Town

5
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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Budva to Istanbul takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budva to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budva in August, expect nights in Istanbul to be a bit warmer, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

4
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goreme: Derinkuyu (Kaymakli Underground City & Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri). There's much more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, trot along with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, explore the world behind art at Guray Museum, and stop by Alaturca Taner.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Goreme trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in August, you will find days in Goreme are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit cooler (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Manavgat.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Uchisar, Derinkuyu, Avanos, Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, Pasabag
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Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center ©
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

2
nights
Manavgat, Turkey

Manavgat ©
Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo, indulge in some personalized pampering at Q Spa & Wellness, and then explore the ancient world of Ancient Theater. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Hip-Notics Cable Ski, see the interesting displays at Side Museum, then make a trip to Vespasianus Aniti, and finally take a tour by water with Side Azura Dive Center.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Manavgat road trip app.

Drive from Goreme to Manavgat in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Manavgat when traveling from Goreme in August, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kas.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites · Spas · Wildlife
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Q Spa & Wellness ©
Q Spa & Wellness
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Hip-Notics Cable Ski ©
Hip-Notics Cable Ski

2
nights
Kas, Turkey

An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll through Kekova Sound, then step off the mainland to explore Island of Kekova, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Young and Partners Carpet and Kilim and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kas travel planner.

Traveling by car from Manavgat to Kas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Manavgat in August: high temperatures in Kas hover around 38°C and lows are around 24°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Boat Tours & Water Sports, Island of Kekova, Kekova Sound
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach

3
nights
Hersonissos, Greece

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hersonissos: Fortress Spinalonga (in Elounda), Aegeo Spas (in Istron) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, look for gifts at Anamnesia, and take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hersonissos trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Kas to Hersonissos takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kas in August: highs in Hersonissos hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heraklion, Fortress Spinalonga, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Aegeo Spas, Kazantzakis Museum
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Aegeo Spas ©
Aegeo Spas
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Arkadi, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, then take an in-depth tour of Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, and finally take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Athos Workshop, then relax in the rural setting at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reptisland, and finally take an exotic tour of Georgioupolis Safari.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon road trip planning tool.

Drive from Hersonissos to Rethymnon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Georgioupolis, Reptisland, Athos Workshop
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Georgioupolis Safari ©
Georgioupolis Safari
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi

3
nights
Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi), Royal Octopus DIVE CENTER (in Kolymbari) and Astrikas Estate Biolea (in Astrikas). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, examine the collection at MINOAN'S WORLD, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chania Town trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Rethymnon to Chania Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Platanias, Souda, Crete Urban Adventures, Elafonissi Beach
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Astrikas Estate Biolea ©
Astrikas Estate Biolea
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor

6
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Archea Korinthos) and Nafplio (TASTE3 & Nauplion Promenade). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Chania Town to Athens in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. August in Athens sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Corinth, Nafplio, Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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nights
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Explore Thessaloniki's surroundings by going to Spathies Beach (in Nikitis), Afitos (Church Agios Dimitrios & Daysailing) and Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios, and make a trip to Catholic church of the Immaculate Conception.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Thessaloniki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Athens in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Thessaloniki, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Afitos, Spathies Beach, Kalogria Beach
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Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, and kick back and relax at Agios Sostis Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mykonos Town, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bari.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Ano Mera, Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Elia Beach
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GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort ©
GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

6
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Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Get out of town with these interesting Bari side-trips: Master Wave (in Marina di Ginosa), Lido Rilcado Beach (in Chiatona) and Riserva Naturale Statale Stornara (in Castellaneta Marina). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Trani, make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, and learn about winemaking at L'Acropoli di Puglia.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Bari itinerary builder site.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Bari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mykonos Town to Bari is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Mykonos Town in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bari, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bari

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Martina Franca, Taranto, Matera, Porto di Bisceglie, I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site
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Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site ©

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