60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
10
Paris, France
— 6 nights
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Alfama, make a trip to Belém Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon vacation planner.

Chicago, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in March, with highs in Lisbon at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Walking tours
Alfama ©
Alfama

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Acueduct of Segovia and Catedral Primada. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, get your game on at EXIT Madrid, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in March: high temperatures in Madrid hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Catedral Primada, Acueduct of Segovia
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Magic Fountain and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. There's much more to do: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, test your team's savvy at Enigmik Escape Room, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in March, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palatine Hill and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto, about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Rome, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Piazza del Campo (in Siena), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa) and Piazza Maggiore (in Bologna). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

Make your Florence itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Piazza Maggiore
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia and Ponte dei Sospiri. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Venice tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, and explore the galleries of Haus der Musik Wien.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna day trip planning website.

Fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in March: high temperatures in Vienna hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Keukenhof and Begijnhof. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online travel route planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Vienna in April: highs in Amsterdam hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Keukenhof
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Centre of Brugge and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). When in Brussels, make a side trip to see The Markt in Bruges, approximately Bruges away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, examine the collection at Atomium, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and explore the galleries of Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April in Brussels, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt

6
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 hidden gems such as Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Île de la Cité. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, stop by Le Marais, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paris visit planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
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 off the beaten path and head to Victoria and Albert Museum and Tower Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and make a trip to Big Ben.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a London trip simple and quick.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. April in London sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

6
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 hidden gems such as Walking tours and The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition. Change things up with a short trip to Kilkenny Castle in Kilkenny (about 2 hours away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Little Museum of Dublin, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dublin day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Walking tours
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin

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