60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Kilkenny (Go With The Flow - River Adventures & Kilkenny Castle). And it doesn't end there: walk around Phoenix Park, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, contemplate the long history of Dublin Castle, and explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dublin driving holiday planner.

Glasgow, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August in Dublin, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

4
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 (Castelo dos Mouros, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, take a stroll through Alfama, admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in August; daily highs in Lisbon reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and visit El Barri Gòtic.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip builder website.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Go for a jaunt from Athens to Mycenae to see Archaeological Site Mycenae about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, visit Monastiraki, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Athens online journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Athens takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 39°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
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, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Athens in August since evenings lows in Rome dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, Florence is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip site.

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip planning website.

You can fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Venice in August; daily highs in Vienna reach 31°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Soll (Ahornsee & Hexenwasser). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and don't miss a visit to Linzergasse.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Salzburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Soll
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

5
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: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Skansen, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rosendals Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Stockholm by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Millesgarden, Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Grona Lunds Tivoli ©
Grona Lunds Tivoli

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: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, walk around Frederiksberg Have, admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, and make a trip to Stroeget.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen road trip site.

Getting from Stockholm to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam planning site.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Tours
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Paris fast, fun, and easy.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rouen, Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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.
Explore London's surroundings by going to Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf (in Stratford-upon-Avon) and Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, Cotswold Archery
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 29:
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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