60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly
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Billund, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive
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Penrith, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Isaac, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train to Selestat, Bus to Riquewihr
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Riquewihr, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Rust, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Valletta, Malta
— 7 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Visiting City Park Városliget and Speed Boats Tours will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Palace of Godollo and The Basilica. Venture out of the city with trips to Hungaroring (in Mogyorod), Eger (Eger Castle & Kopcsik Marcipania Szamos edessegbolt) and Lazar Equestrian Park (in Domony). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Mandala Day Spa, savor a delicious cup with Food Tour Budapest, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture of the Boys of the Pal Street, and examine the collection at Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest driving holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, you will find days in Budapest are warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Billund.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:

3
nights
Billund, Denmark

Home of LEGO

Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grindsted Kirke and Hejnsvig Kirke. Step out of the city life by going to Kvie So and Vesterhavets Barfodspark. Venture out of the city with trips to Uhre Kirke (in Brande) and Tjaereovne (in Kibaek). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Nyso, take an in-depth tour of Give-Egnens Museum, explore the world behind art at Teddy Bear Art Museum, and examine the collection at Museum Frello.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Billund trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Billund by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Budapest in August, things will get slightly colder in Billund: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Billund

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

5
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Forth Boat Tours and Victoria Harbour. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at New Town and St. Mary's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Dirleton Castle (in Dirleton), North Berwick (North Berwick Golf Club & North Berwick Law) and Dunbar (Belhaven Beach & John Muir Alpacas). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Forth Bridge, admire the masterpieces at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, learn about all things military at National War Museum of Scotland, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard.

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Fly from Billund to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Billund to Edinburgh. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 14:

5
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Penrith, United Kingdom

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Explore hidden gems such as Penrith Castle and Lacy's Caves. Step out of the city life by going to Lake District Paddle Boarding and Dubwath Silver Meadows. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penrith: Rydal Hall Gardens (in Rydal), Grasmere (Alcock Tarn & Wordsworth Daffodil Garden) and Cockermouth (Alpacaly Ever After, The Lake District Walker, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hutton in the Forest, hike along Blencathra [Saddleback], don't miss a visit to Silver Yard Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Penrith trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Penrith takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Penrith, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:

2
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Hat Works Museum of Hatting, don't miss a visit to Marple Locks, and then trek along Millenium Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Reddish Vale Farm, then contemplate the long history of Castlefield Urban Heritage Park, and then admire the striking features of Saint Mary's the Hidden Gem.

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You can drive from Penrith to Manchester in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Penrith in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Manchester, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shrewsbury.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

2
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

Shrewsbury ) is the county town of Shropshire, England. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Guildhall, get answers to all your questions at Much Wenlock Museum and Visitor Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Acton Burnell Castle, and finally get curious at Coleham Pumping Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Shrewsbury Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Laura's Tower, and then trek along The Shrewsbury Darwin Walk.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shrewsbury trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Shrewsbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Shrewsbury, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Shrewsbury

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

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Bath, United Kingdom

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Great Chalfield Manor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyriac's Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at National Trust - The Courts Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sydney Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Bradford-on-Avon Wharf, pause for some serene contemplation at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, then get outside with Dundas Aqueduct, and finally stroll around Henrietta Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bath itinerary site.

Getting from Shrewsbury to Bath by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Isaac.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

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Port Isaac, United Kingdom

Port Isaac is a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Materiana's Church and Collegiate Church of St Endellion. Escape the urban bustle at Trebarwith Strand Beach and Rocky Valley. Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with Cornish Coast Adventures, take in the pleasant sights at Sir John Betjeman Walk, examine the collection at Tintagel Toy Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Enodoc Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Isaac route tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Port Isaac takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Port Isaac

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

7
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Take a break from the city and head to Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation and Dulwich Picture Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chartwell and South Bank. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Holland Park, see the interesting displays at Lord's Cricket Ground, explore the different monuments and memorials at Highgate Cemetery, and stroll around Hampstead Heath.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the London online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Port Isaac to London takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. August in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 4:

2
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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul Saint-Louis, then examine the collection at Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature, then take an in-depth tour of National Archives, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, stop by 6th Arrondissement, stop by 7eme Arrondissement, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, and finally take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement.

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Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Riquewihr.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

2
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Riquewihr, France

Riquewihr is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.A popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, Riquewihr is also known for the Riesling and other great wines produced in the village. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St. Leger, then take in the history at Musee Memorial du Vieil Armand, then stroll the grounds of Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Cernay, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle de la Croix du Burn. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musee de la Communication - Postes-Transports-Telecoms -, steep yourself in history at Porte Haute, stop by Maison Alsacienne de Biscuiterie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise protestant Sainte-Marguerite, then contemplate the long history of Porte Haute, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Sentier Viticole des Grands Crus.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Riquewihr trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Paris to Riquewihr takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Riquewihr, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Riquewihr

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

1
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Strasbourg, France

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise des Dominicains Strasbourg, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Saint Peter's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise des Jesuites, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saints-Pierre-et-Paul de Rosheim.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Riquewihr to Strasbourg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rust.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

2
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Rust, Germany

Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
On the 10th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Kur- und Schlosspark Badenweiler, stroll around Park der Sinne, then don't miss a visit to Schloßberg mit Ruine Flochberg, then take in the history at Kloster St. Trudpert, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster St-Trudpert. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Hohengeroldseck, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakobskapelle - Berglekapelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche Sankt Marien, then examine the collection at Narrenmuseum Niggelturm, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Martin.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rust trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Rust takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Rust

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

7
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Escape the urban bustle at Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui and Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Heimwehfluh and Rodelbahn Oeschinensee. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Murren (Allmendhubel & Via Ferrata), Spiez Castle (in Thun) and Grindelwald (Maennlichen Romantic Trail, Paragliding Jungfrau, &more). There's lots more to do: get outside with Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli, test your team's savvy at Mystery Rooms, stroll through Skigebiet Metsch, and shake up your sightseeing with Grimselwelt.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rust to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Traveling from Rust in September, expect nights in Interlaken to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 18:

2
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Ghetto Ebraico, make a trip to Welcome to Rome, then admire the masterpieces at Villa Farnesina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Parrochiale San Lorenzo in Lucina, and finally soak in style at Turkish baths. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mausoleo di Santa Costanza, wander the streets of Rione Monti, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle Aventino.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Interlaken to Rome takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Interlaken in September: high temperatures in Rome hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

7
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Valletta, Malta

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Get some historical perspective at Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway and War HQ Tunnel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Malta Falconry Centre and Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum. Explore Valletta's surroundings by going to Mellieha (Our Lady of the Grotto & Armier Bay Beach), St. George's Basilica (in Victoria) and Church of St. John The Baptist (in Xewkija). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, contemplate the long history of Fort St Angelo, Head underground at Xerri's Grotto, and get engrossed in the history at Fortifications Interpretation Centre - Fortifications Interpretation Centre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Valletta route planner.

You can fly from Rome to Valletta in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Valletta, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 27:

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.