60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  27​h
1
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
2
Rethymnon, Greece
— 6 nights
ferry:  4​h 30​min
3
Naxos, Greece
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Albufeira, Portugal
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
9
Rab Island, Croatia
— 2 nights
bus + ferry:  7​h
10
Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h
11
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
12
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
13
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

5
nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Lindos and Village of Lindos. We've included these beaches for you: Ostria Beach Bar and Haraki Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Rhodes Town: Eleousa (Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli & Campochiaro), Lindos (The Church of the Panagia & Agios Pavlos Beach (Saint Paul)) and Profiti Elias Monastery (in Salakos). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haraki Beach, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, and kick back and relax at Anthony Quinn Bay.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Rhodes Town is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rhodes Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in May; daily highs in Rhodes Town reach 27°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Eleousa, Ostria Beach Bar, Anthony Quinn Bay, Profiti Elias Monastery
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach

6
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Psilos Volakas Beach and Paralia Ravdoucha. The Monastery Arsaniou and Agia Irini Convent will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rethymnon: Agios Georgios Byzantine Church (in Anidri), Glika Nera Bay (in Loutro) and Glika Nera Beach (in Sfakia). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Episkopi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gerani Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Irini, and wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rhodes Town to Rethymnon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Palaiochora, Agia Irini Convent, Agios Georgios Byzantine Church, The Monastery Arsaniou, Agia Irini
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Glika Nera Bay ©
Glika Nera Bay
Agia Irini Convent ©
Agia Irini Convent
The Monastery Arsaniou ©
The Monastery Arsaniou

6
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Monastery of Fotodotis and Agia Marina Church will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Maragas Beach and Mikri Vigla Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Alyko Beach, stroll through Agios Prokopios Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Drossiani Church, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Naxos trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Rethymnon to Naxos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Naxos sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach
Agiassos Beach ©
Agiassos Beach
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach

5
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 Casa Batllo are in your itinerary. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and La Barceloneta will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, step into the grandiose world of Montjuic Castle, and stroll through Park Guell.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Naxos to Barcelona in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Naxos to Barcelona. In June, daytime highs in Barcelona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some cultural insight at Catedral Primada and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza). Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo, and admire the landmark architecture of Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro).

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip website .

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect nights in Madrid to be slightly colder, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, Catedral Primada
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

4
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Get some cultural insight at Seville Cathedral and Convento Santa Clara de la Columna. Escape the urban bustle at Playa Del Parador and Playa de la Barrosa. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and admire the striking features of Plaza de Espana.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seville online trip planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Del Parador, Playa de la Barrosa, Convento Santa Clara de la Columna
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Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Playa de la Barrosa ©
Playa de la Barrosa
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

6
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get in touch with nature at Praia Vale Dos Homens and Falesia Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Praia do Amado and Telheiro Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia da Senhora da Rocha (in Porches), Vale de Covo Beach (in Carvoeiro) and Praia da Carriagem (in Rogil). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Carvalhal and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Zavial.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Albufeira day trip planner .

You can drive from Seville to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Albufeira is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seville in June: highs in Albufeira hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rogil, Vila do Bispo, Praia do Amado, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Senhora da Rocha
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia Vale Dos Homens ©
Praia Vale Dos Homens

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Belém Tower and Jeronimos Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Park and National Palace of Pena and Cabo da Roca. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, examine the collection at National Tile Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Lisbon online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albufeira in June since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rab Island.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

2
nights
Rab Island, Croatia

Rab Island
On the 28th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Suha Punta Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kandarola Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rab Island online holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lisbon to Rab Island. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Rab Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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4
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Step out of the city life by going to Sveta Nedilja and Antonio Rent. Relax by the water at Island Galesnik and Dubovica. There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar driving holiday app .

Getting from Rab Island to Hvar by combination of ferry and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, train, and ferry. June in Hvar sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

Before you visit Venice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Hvar to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Traveling from Hvar in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Venice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siena Cathedral and Piazza del Campo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder site .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Siena Cathedral ©
Siena Cathedral
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Basilica and Palatine Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roman Forum and Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana), Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome online itinerary maker .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tivoli, Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

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