60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe tour planner

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Maspalomas, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Maspalomas, Spain

— 4 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas and Playa de Amadores. Venture out of the city with trips to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Las Canteras Beach & Walk In Gran Canaria - Day Tour). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, stroll through Playa de Maspalomas, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Maspalomas is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Maspalomas. Traveling from Toronto in January, expect Maspalomas to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Quinta da Regaleira. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Castelo dos Mouros). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Bairro Alto, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Maspalomas in January, expect Lisbon to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mirador del Valle and Royal Palace of Madrid. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Catedral Primada & Church of Santo Tomé). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, walk around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and make a trip to Estacion de Atocha.

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Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in January; daily highs in Madrid reach 12°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and La Boqueria. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Ciutadella Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in January: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 18:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cupola di San Pietro and Galleria Borghese. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rome visit planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in January since evenings lows in Rome dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Jan 18 — 22:

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza del Duomo and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Torre del Mangia, Piazza del Campo, &more) and Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli & Leaning Tower of Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January in Florence, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder tool.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in January: high temperatures in Venice hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:

Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Rathaus. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vienna tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in January: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 4:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Explore hidden gems such as Topography of Terror and Berliner Dom. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Jordaan and Vondelpark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Teylers Museum & Frans Hals Museum). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

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Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (The Markt, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, explore the world behind art at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and examine the collection at Autoworld.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brussels driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Brussels are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 15:

Paris, France

— 5 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Luxembourg Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 20:

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Gallery and Tower Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

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 difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 25:

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Strokkur (in Geysir), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik online trip planner.

Fly from London to Reykjavik in 6 hours. In February, Reykjavik is little chillier than London - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 1: