60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 1 night
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Montpellier, France
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 4 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Monteriggioni, Italy
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal

— 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Get some cultural insight at Centro Historico de Guimaraes and Largo da Oliveira. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Torre dos Clerigos. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and do a tasting at Porto Augusto's.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Porto online route planner.

Manchester, UK to Porto is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Manchester in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Porto: highs are around 18°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 10:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Let the collections at Museu Colecao Berardo and Museu de Marinha capture your imagination. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Centro Historico de Cascais are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal) and Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Palacio de Monserrate). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, take a stroll through Chiado, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip app.

Fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 10 — 15:

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Barrio Santa Cruz and Centro Historico de Sevilla. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plaza de España and Iglesia Colegial del Salvador. Spend the 16th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and examine the collection at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seville day trip planning site.

Getting from Lisbon to Seville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Seville due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Seville are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:

Malaga, Spain

— 4 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Automobile and Fashion Museum and Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Malaga Cathedral and Castillo de Gibralfaro. Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Avenida del Mar (in Marbella) and El Tajo de Ronda (in Ronda). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, walk around Parque de Malaga, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip planning tool.

Drive from Seville to Malaga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Valencia.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 24:

Valencia, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plaza de la Virgen and Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats. Get a sense of the local culture at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir and El Castell de Guadalest. Take a break from Valencia with a short trip to Guadalest Valley in Alicante, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museu Faller de Valencia, explore the activities along Jardi del Turia, don't miss a visit to Plaza del Ayuntamiento, and steep yourself in history at Torres de Serranos.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Valencia trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Malaga to Valencia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and National Archaeological Museum of Spain. Visit Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes & El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Naval Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, and contemplate the long history of Museo Cerralbo.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Valencia to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in March, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Parc de Montjuic and Museu Picasso will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, wander the streets of El Born, stop by Las Ramblas, and examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

Discover how to plan a Barcelona trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 6:

Toulouse, France

— 1 night

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee des Augustins, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japonais, and finally get curious at Aeroscopia.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Toulouse itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Toulouse takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in April, Toulouse is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:

Montpellier, France

— 4 nights
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Appreciate the collections at Chateau de Grignan and Musee Departemental Arles Antique. Visiting Grotte de Clamouse and Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Montpellier side-trips: Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes), Carcassonne Center (Cathar Castles & Chateau Comtal) and Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St. Pierre.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Montpellier trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Montpellier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:

Marseille, France

— 3 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carrieres des Lumieres and Parc National des Calanques. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vallon des Auffes and Cathédrale La Major. Change things up with a short trip to Chateau des Baux de Provence in Les Baux de Provence (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, contemplate the long history of Palais Longchamp, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille trip tool.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

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.
You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Get some historical perspective at Lérins Islands and Le Suquet. Venture out of the city with trips to Île Sainte-Marguerite (in Cannes) and Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes (in Antibes). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate and steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip maker website.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April in Nice, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:

Genoa, Italy

— 4 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Let the collections at Palazzo Ducale and Galata Museo del Mare capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and Boccadasse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Genoa: Fortezza del Priamar (in Savona), Abbazia di San Fruttuoso (in Camogli) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, and make a trip to Museo di Palazzo Reale.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Genoa trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Nice to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:

Pisa, Italy

— 4 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Explore hidden gems such as Duomo di Pisa and Basilica of San Frediano. San Pietro Church and Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Pisa: Centro Storico di Mulazzo (in Mulazzo) and Piazza Anfiteatro (in Lucca). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Battistero di San Giovanni, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pisa trip planning tool.

Getting from Genoa to Pisa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pisa when traveling from Genoa in April, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Centro Storico are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence trip website.

You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:

San Gimignano, Italy

— 2 nights

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of San Gimignano, then don't miss a visit to Duomo di San Gimignano, then don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Cisterna. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici, then contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to San Gimignano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monteriggioni.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Monteriggioni, Italy

— 2 nights
On the 4th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Castello di Brolio and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Walls of Monteriggioni and then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Monteriggioni.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Monteriggioni trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from San Gimignano to Monteriggioni in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Monteriggioni sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monteriggioni

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 5: