60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Alexandria, Egypt
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Rimini, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Paris, France
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 45​min
9
Formentera, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
12
Lefkada, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry:  7​h 15​min
13
Naxos, Greece
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
14
Chania Town, Greece
— 5 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 45​min
15
Oia, Greece
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Alexandria, Egypt

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 21st (Tue), explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online itinerary planner .

Alexandria, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 7-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Alexandria in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bagno Eva and Siena Cathedral. You'll get in some beach time at Bagno Stella Focette and Eldorado. Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Piazza del Campo, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, and admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Florence online sightseeing planner .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rimini.

Things to do in Florence

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marina di Pietrasanta, Siena
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

5
nights
Rimini, Italy

Rimini ©
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Take a break from the city and head to Bagno Elio 70/71 and Bagno 91 Massimo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lamby's Beach 93 and Bagno Bambu. Change things up with a short trip to Bagno 2000 in Lido di Classe (about 1h 05 min away). There's still lots to do: stroll through Bagno Luca, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Stefano 50 - 51, take advantage of the amenities at Bagno Umberto 64, and get in on the excitement at Spiaggia 130 Riccione.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rimini trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Florence to Rimini by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Rimini

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Riccione, Bagno 2000, Bagno Bambu
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Bagno Umberto 64 ©
Bagno Umberto 64

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia del Sole.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice travel route planning tool .

Getting from Rimini to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bahia del Sole
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Relax by the water at Seebad Eich and Strandbad Mythenquai. Step out of the city life by going to Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Seebad Katzensee. Step out of Zurich to go to Lucerne and see Ufschotti Park, which is approximately 1h 05 min away.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zurich online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in September, with highs in Zurich at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ufschotti Park, Seebad Eich
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Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Strandbad Mythenquai ©
Strandbad Mythenquai

1
night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Zurich to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn

5
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Escape the urban bustle at La plage and Plage de Jean Blanc. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de l'Anglade and Plage de Gigaro. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Le Lavandou (Plage d'Aiguebelle, Plage de Cavaliere, & more), Coco Beach (in Nice) and Eze Sur Mer Strand (in Eze). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Plage de Sylvabelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Ponche, and pick up some local products at Marche Forville.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Cannes travel route site .

Getting from Zermatt to Cannes by combination of train and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Cannes are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cannes

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Eze Sur Mer Strand, Plage Robinson
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, and then shop like a local with Le Marais.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Cannes to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, Paris is little chillier than Cannes - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Formentera.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Formentera, Spain

Formentera ©
On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
Explore hidden gems such as Playa Ses Platgetes and Playa Es Arenals. We've included these beaches for you: Parque Natural de Ses Salines and Calo Des Mort. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Ses Illetes, stroll through Platja de Sa Roqueta, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Formentera attractions site .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Paris to Formentera in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, Formentera is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Formentera

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Platja de Sa Roqueta ©
Platja de Sa Roqueta
Playa de Ses Illetes ©
Playa de Ses Illetes
Platja de Migjorn ©
Platja de Migjorn

6
nights
Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Cala Lena and Cala Bassa. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cala de Sant Vicent and Cala Boix Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ibiza Town: Sant Antoni de Portmany (Cala d'Aubarca & Cala Saladeta), Playa Cala Vadella (in Sant Josep de Sa Talaia) and Portinatx (S'Arenal Gros & S'Arenal Petit). There's more to do: stroll through Cala Comte and kick back and relax at Es Bol Nou.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town travel route planner .

Traveling by ferry from Formentera to Ibiza Town takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Portinatx, San Carlos, Es Bol Nou
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 23:
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Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Cala de Sant Vicent ©
Cala de Sant Vicent
Cala Bassa ©
Cala Bassa

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Es Codolar. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Lefkada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Platja d’es Codolar
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Platja d’es Codolar ©
Platja d’es Codolar

4
nights
Lefkada, Greece

Lefkada ©
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches.
Get in touch with nature at Avali Beach and Milos Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kathisma Beach and Ammoussa Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Egremni Beach and stroll through Agiofilli Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Lefkada online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Lefkada takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Lefkada can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Lefkada

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Porto Katsiki ©
Porto Katsiki
Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Maragas Beach and Mikri Vigla Beach. Get in touch with nature at Alyko Beach and Kastraki Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naxos: Paradise Beach (in Paradise Beach) and Panormos Beach (in Panormos). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Amitis Beach, take a stroll through Old Town, and take a peaceful walk through Alyko Dimou Naxou.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Naxos online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Lefkada to Naxos takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. October in Naxos sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
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Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

5
nights
Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Step out of the city life by going to Psilos Volakas Beach and Ilingas. Step off the beaten path and head to Paralia Ravdoucha and Glika Nera Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Kissamos (Balos Lagoon & Maria Beach Bar), Palaiochora (Chalikia Beach & Pachia Ammos Beach) and Falassarna Beach (in Falassarna). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Skinaria Beach and stroll through Episkopi Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chania Town itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Naxos to Chania Town in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Chania Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Palaiochora, Kissamos, Episkopi Beach, Paralia Ravdoucha, Elafonissi Beach
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 13:
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Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon
Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach

6
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
We've included these beaches for you: Perissa Black Sand Beach and Perivolos. For shopping fun, head to Aquamarine Jewelry or Mnemossyne Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oia: Perivolos (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Eros Beach), KAMARA BEACH (in Kamari) and Venetsanos Winery (in Megalochori). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Sunset in Oia, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Oia vacation planner.

Getting from Chania Town to Oia by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perivolos, Venetsanos Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Santo Winery
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 19:
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Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Vourvoulos Beach ©
Vourvoulos Beach

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