60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Dunedin, New Zealand
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  33 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
10
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
11
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
13
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
14
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  34 h
End: Dunedin, New Zealand

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online driving holiday planner.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Lisbon is an approximately 33- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dunedin to Lisbon is minus 12 hours. September in Lisbon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online travel planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Barcelona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

5
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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Paris vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rouen, Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step out of London to go to Moreton-in-Marsh and see Cotswold Archery, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London road trip app.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Cotswold Archery
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle & Go With The Flow - River Adventures) and Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and step into the grandiose world of Dublin Castle.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Dublin to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip maker app.

Do a combination of flight and train from Dublin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: laugh and play at Tivoli Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, see the interesting displays at Thorvaldsens Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. September in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 3:
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, and explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm road trip planning app.

Fly from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Stockholm when traveling from Copenhagen in October, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: Soll (Ahornsee & Hexenwasser). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and make a splash at Freibad Leopoldskron.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg online travel route builder.

Getting from Stockholm to Salzburg by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in October, expect nights in Salzburg to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Soll
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and find something for the whole family at Prater.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip maker.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 15:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

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

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Vienna in October, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence online trip builder.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rome tour builder app.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 25:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 26th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, squeeze the most out of the city with CityCab, and then wander the streets of Plaka.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Rome to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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