60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Dublin, Ireland
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Oslo, Norway
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Berlin, Germany
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Vienna, Austria
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Venice, Italy
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Zermatt, Switzerland
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Barcelona, Spain
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Rome, Italy
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Reykjavik, Iceland

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip maker.

Sydney, Australia to Reykjavik is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Reykjavik. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

Dublin, Ireland

— 5 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dublin vacation planner.

Getting from Reykjavik to Dublin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in October, expect Dublin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 16°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, get great views at Calton Hill, and browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

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 find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and visit The Jordaan.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Oslo.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:

Oslo, Norway

— 3 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, admire the masterpieces at Munch Museum, and stroll around Vigeland Park.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Amsterdam to Oslo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in October, with highs in Oslo at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:

Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Nordiska Museet, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and examine the collection at Skansen.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Nightlife
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:

Berlin, Germany

— 5 nights

Athens of the Spree

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, and contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

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

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 3:

Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna journey builder website.

You can fly from Berlin to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 8:

Venice, Italy

— 5 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Arena di Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more) and Padua (Centro Storico, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip app.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in November, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 13:

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the activities along Riffelsee, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then take in the views from Hangebrucke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): trek along 5-Seenweg and then take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zermatt route planner.

Drive from Venice to Zermatt in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Zermatt to Barcelona takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome day trip planning app.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Rome sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to fly to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town, steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Dubrovnik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:

Athens, Greece

— 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

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: Nafplio (Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nauplion Promenade, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Athens attractions planner.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in November since evenings lows in Athens dip to 15°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 4:

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Norway travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.

Sweden travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas
Mother Svea
Once the land of the Vikings, Sweden today combines a long and fascinating history with a propensity for the very modern. The grand Romanesque churches that dot the countryside contrast with the clean, simple lines and partiality for organization the country is known for. With its reverence for the shy, reserved, and considerate, the nation exudes a sensation of being comfortable. Peek into the quiet lives from afar, gather around traditional "fika" coffee with loved ones, or dine on meatballs, herring, and potatoes. Immerse yourself in nature among the forests and trails so respected by their citizens, and take in the latest design and cultural offerings in this modest yet aesthetically savvy country.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

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.

Swiss Alps travel guide

4.4
Mountains · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Croatia travel guide

4.4
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.

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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.