60 days in Eastern Europe & Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Europe & Western Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
2
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
9
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
10
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
12
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
13
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
14
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
15
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
16
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
17
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights

4
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Budapest is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in November, with highs in Budapest at 11°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:
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Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

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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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, have fun and explore at ZOOM Kindermuseum, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and get in on the family fun at Prater.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip builder tool.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Prater ©
Prater

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and enjoy some diversion at RANGER Prague shooting.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Prague day trip site.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:
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RANGER Prague shooting ©
RANGER Prague shooting
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Breakout Prague - Real Life Escape Games ©

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: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, have fun and explore at Nordiska Museet, and take a stroll through Stockholm Old Town.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm route maker.

Getting from Prague to Stockholm by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 7:
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Grona Lunds Tivoli ©
Grona Lunds Tivoli

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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.
On the 8th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Kastellet, then appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens. Keep things going the next day: walk around Kongens Have, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, put a fun spin on your tour with TIMEQUEST Escape Rooms Copenhagen, then take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, then explore the galleries of National Museum of Denmark, and finally walk around Frederiksberg Have.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 2°C in Copenhagen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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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: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
When in Brussels, make a side trip to see The Markt in Bruges, approximately Bruges away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

The Markt
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
The Markt ©
The Markt

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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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary app.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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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 with an excursion to Feldon Valley in Lower Brailes--about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, stroll around Hyde Park, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your London trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Feldon Valley
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Michael Coates Clay Shooting (in Windermere), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, explore the activities along Newby Bridge Weir, and grab your bike and head to Kentmere Horseshoe.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside online travel route builder.

You can drive from London to Ambleside in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake District, Predator Experience, Michael Coates Clay Shooting, Newby Bridge Weir, Jack"s Rake
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After

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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, wander the streets of Grafton Street, and stop by Temple Bar.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dublin day trip planning site.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Ambleside to Dublin in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Alfama, and explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon road trip 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 December; daily highs in Lisbon reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

You can plan Madrid trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Madrid is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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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 landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in January, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then take a memorable tour with Like a Venetian, then make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, things will get slightly colder in Venice: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome tour planner.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Rome is somewhat warmer than Venice - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Corinth (Corinth Canal, Akrokorinthos, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. In January, daytime highs in Athens are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Corinth
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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