60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Windermere, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Inisheer, Ireland
— 1 night
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Inishmore, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Westport, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon route builder.

Calgary, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Lisbon is 7 hours. Traveling from Calgary in June, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Tossa de Mar (Ava Gardner Statue, Vila Vella (Old Town), &more), Platja d'Aro (Scuba & Snorkeling & Cami Ronda) and PlayVR Lloret (in Lloret de Mar). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Barcelona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Greece — 3 nights

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Take a break from Heraklion with a short trip to Snail Farm and Fun in Tylissos, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, admire nature's wide array of creatures at CRETAquarium, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, and learn about winemaking at Lyrarakis Winery.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Heraklion in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Heraklion. In June, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio), Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Seahorse Dive Center (in Vari). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Monastiraki, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Athens tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo, Food Tours, &more), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano) and Fattoria al Dotto (in Lucca). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, do a tasting at Poggio al Bosco, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to London.
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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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, walk around Hyde Park, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Florence to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Florence to London. Traveling from Florence in July, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Windermere.
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Windermere, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 18th (Fri), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Ruskin Museum, contemplate the long history of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Plan trip to Windermere with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from London to Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Cockermouth is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Alpacaly Ever After, and explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth route maker app.

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In July in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inisheer.
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Inisheer, Ireland — 1 night

On the 23rd (Wed), explore the ancient world of O'Brien's Castle, make a trip to Plassey Wreck, and then make a trip to St. Caomhan’s Church.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inisheer trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Cockermouth to Inisheer with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Inisheer can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inishmore.
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Inishmore, Ireland — 2 nights

Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 24th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Teampall Chiarain, then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and then discover the deep blue sea with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Kilmurvey Beach, then explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, then make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, and finally delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Inishmore attractions planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inisheer to Inishmore. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Westport.
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Westport, Ireland — 4 nights

Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Atlantic Drive (in Achill Sound), Keem Bay (in Dooagh) and Downpatrick Head (in Ballycastle). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Lost Valley, see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, and grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Westport trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Westport in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Galway.
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Galway, Ireland — 5 nights

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Cong (Ireland's School of Falconry & Royal Abbey of Cong). Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Galway vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Galway, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 6 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny (St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, Rothe House and Garden, &more) and Thomastown (Jerpoint Abbey & Jerpoint Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dublin travel tool.

Getting from Galway to Dublin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Crete travel guide

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Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.
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England travel guide

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A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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Western Ireland travel guide

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Nightlife · Landmarks · Gardens
Western Ireland overflows with quaint coastal towns, historical castles, and picturesque rocky landscapes. With big cities like Galway, Cork, and Limerick, the region has the right amount of urban flavor to balance Ireland's rugged west coast. Carpeted green fields end abruptly at the Cliffs of Moher, which draw visitors as a top tourist attraction in the region. The area's Aran Islands, a collection of three small islands, showcase the original language through many native Irish speakers.
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