60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Dresden, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
10
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
13
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Montreal, Canada

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Begijnhof are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, take an in-depth tour of Amsterdam Gallery, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip website .

Montreal, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Montreal to Amsterdam, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in January, expect nights in Amsterdam to be much hotter, around 1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Frans Hals Museum, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Let the collections at Groeningemuseum and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerusalem Chapel & Adornes Domain, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beguinage (Begijnhof).

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip builder site .

Getting from Amsterdam to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History.

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

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Brussels, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

5
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

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

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Palace of Versailles, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Cathédrale La Major and Eglise St-Trophime for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat), Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). There's more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Marseille trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in January, expect nights in Marseille to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palais des Papes, Carrieres des Lumieres, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, Scuba & Snorkeling, Eglise St-Trophime
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Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

6
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Get some cultural insight at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Vieille Ville. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palais Lascaris and St Nicholas Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Galerie Gabel (in Biot), Frejus (Base Nature Francois Leotard & Scuba & Snorkeling) and La Croisette (in Cannes). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Reserve des Monts d'Azur, steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nice trip maker website .

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Nice, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Frejus, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, La Croisette, Galerie Gabel
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Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visit Old Town and Fraumünster Church for their historical value. Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona in Glarus (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, examine the collection at Zurich James Joyce Foundation, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner .

Fly from Nice to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nice in January: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

4
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Royal Palace (Residenzschloss). Get some historical perspective at Berliner Dom and Stallhof. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Albertinum, steep yourself in history at Festung Dresden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Theaterplatz, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Martin Kirche.

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

You can fly from Zurich to Dresden in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. February in Dresden sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Berlin
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Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Albertinum ©
Albertinum

5
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Get a sense of the local culture at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wawel Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wieliczka Salt Mine and Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

To find out how to plan a trip to Krakow, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

4
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Let the collections at The National Museum in Warsaw and Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), and get engrossed in the history at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw route planner .

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©

2
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad), explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), then learn about all things military at Armoury Chamber, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow vacation planning website .

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Moscow takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Warsaw to Moscow. In February, Moscow is a bit cooler than Warsaw - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites
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State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

6
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Get some historical perspective at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Savior on the Spilled Blood. The State Hermitage Museum and The Anna Akhmatova Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, kick back and relax at Natural Sanctuary Komarovskiy Bereg, take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Kresty Prison.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©

5
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace and Hedvig Eleonora Kyrka. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vasa Museum and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, and ski along the peaceful trails at The Green Trails.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stockholm road trip website .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Stockholm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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