60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Annecy, France
— 4 nights
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Varenna, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

Start your trip to London by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

San Diego, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Diego to London. Traveling from San Diego in March, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 50°F and lows about 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
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Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery), Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and Markt (in Delft). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, visit The Jordaan, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6
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History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)), Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel (in Kortrijk) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and make a trip to The Markt.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bruges online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Grand Place, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip builder site.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. March in Brussels sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Paris online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Paris sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Annecy.

Things to do in Paris

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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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Annecy, France

Annecy ©

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Get out of town with these interesting Annecy side-trips: Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives) and Nguyen Parachutisme (in Gresy-sur-Aix). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at L'Atelier des Enigmes - Escape Game Annecy, look for gifts at Meyer le Chocolatier, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de l'Europe, and see the interesting displays at Palais de l'Ile.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Annecy trip builder.

You can take a train from Paris to Annecy in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Varenna.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Water Body
Lake Annecy
4.8
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Architectural Building
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval
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Varenna, Italy

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varenna: Chiesa Sant’Andrea di Bonzeno (in Bellano), Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta, Villa del Balbianello, &more) and The Anglican Church of the Ascension (in Cadenabbia di Griante). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, explore the activities along Lago di Como, admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Varenna day trip app.

Getting from Annecy to Varenna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Garden
Villa Carlotta
4.7
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Water Body
Lago di Como
4.4

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Liston, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more) and Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Venice vacation planner.

Getting from Varenna to Venice by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. April in Venice sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Like a Venetian
5.0
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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To plan Florence vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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World heritage site
Pitti Palace
4.4

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rome road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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World heritage site
Palatine Hill
4.6
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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, visit El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip planning tool.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Segovia (Alcazar of Segovia, Acueduct of Segovia, &more) and Toledo (Puerta de Bisagra, Catedral Primada, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in April, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Food Tours
4.9

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and wander the streets of Alfama.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

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