60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
La Croix-Valmer, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train + subway:  3​h
7
Ravello, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  6​h 45​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
12
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
13
Paris, France
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 15​min
14
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Kilmainham Gaol and Kilkenny Castle are in your itinerary. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Malahide Castle (in Malahide) and Go With The Flow - River Adventures (in Kilkenny). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, take a stroll through Temple Bar, stroll through St. Stephen's Green, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin route planner .

Manchester, UK to Dublin is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May in Dublin, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Malahide Castle
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Jeronimos Monastery and Castelo dos Mouros for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). Spend the 13th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Santa Justa Lift, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and appreciate the history behind Belém Tower.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon day trip planning app .

Fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in May, with highs in Lisbon at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Sintra
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Barceloneta Beach. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Casa Batllo, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Barcelona vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
La Croix-Valmer, France

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Sylvabelle and Heraclee Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Plage de Vergeron and Plage du Debarquement. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Gigaro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Port Grimaud Beach, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Grimaud, and hike along Sentier Botanique.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our La Croix-Valmer trip maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Barcelona to La Croix-Valmer. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in May since evenings lows in La Croix-Valmer dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grimaud, Cogolin, Plage de Cavaliere
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Port Grimaud Beach ©
Port Grimaud Beach

6
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Lérins Islands and Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe). Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Guerrevieille and Plage des Canebiers. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage de l'Escalet (in Ramatuelle), Plage des Graniers (in Saint-Tropez) and St-Paul-de-Vence (La Collegiale Saint Paul & La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul). Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Castel Plage.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nice journey planning tool .

Traveling by car from La Croix-Valmer to Nice takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from La Croix-Valmer in May: highs in Nice hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Cannes, St-Paul-de-Vence, Plage de Guerrevieille, Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe)
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Catacombe di San Callisto and Colle del Gianicolo. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome holiday planning site .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Nice in May, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

5
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Escape the urban bustle at Fornillo and I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos. Visit Spiaggia di castiglione and Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi for some beach relaxation. When in Ravello, make a side trip to see Walk of the Gods in Positano, approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, Lido Capo di Conca, Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

2
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.
Visit St. Mark's Square and Basilica di San Marco for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Venice visit website .

Getting from Ravello to Venice by train takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Venice when traveling from Ravello in June, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Venice to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Venice in June; daily highs in Salzburg reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)

3
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.
Rosenborg Castle and Kastellet will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetaarn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (The Marble Church), and take in the waterfront at Nyhavn.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip planner .

Getting from Salzburg to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salzburg in June: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Amalienborg ©
Amalienborg
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and De Duif. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) & Grote Markt). The adventure continues: meet the residents at ARTIS, wander the streets of The Jordaan, take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam travel planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Haarlem
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
ARTIS ©
ARTIS

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.
Grand Place and Basilica of the Holy Blood will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Historic Centre of Brugge in Bruges, about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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.
Popular historic sites such as Palace of Versailles and Eiffel Tower are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in June, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

6
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sudeley Castle and Hailes Abbey. Visiting Head 4 Heights Ltd and Cotswold Archery will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheltenham: Chavenage House (in Tetbury), The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). And it doesn't end there: hike along Cotswold Way, pause for some serene contemplation at St Oswald's Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Warden's Way.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cheltenham travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Paris to Cheltenham takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days in Cheltenham, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Cirencester, Tewkesbury, Burford, Chavenage House
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church

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