60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki, Finland
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Gdansk, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h
7
Suduroy, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
8
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  10 h 30 min
10
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 15 min
11
Galway, Ireland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
13
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

2
nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Maupertuis Memorial. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arctic Circle Mall and Marttiini Store Old Factory. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker website.

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Maupertuis Memorial
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

5
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Galerie Anhava and Hameenkatu. Museum-lovers will get to explore The National Museum of Finland and Galleria Ronga. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower (in Tampere), Turku (Turku Cathedral, Turku Castle, &more) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Tampere, Turku, Porvoo Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

5
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.
Visit Kazan Cathedral and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grand Maket Russia and Peter and Paul Fortress. Step out of St. Petersburg to go to Kuzmolovsky and see WindTunnel FlyStation, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Pavlovsk State Museum, stroll through Peterhof State Museum Preserve, explore the activities along Neva Embankments, and take in the views from Palace Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip site.

Getting from Helsinki to St. Petersburg by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

WindTunnel FlyStation
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Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Pavlovsk State Museum ©
Pavlovsk State Museum

4
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Archikatedra Oliwska and St. Mary's Church. Let the collections at Żywe Muzeum Piernika and Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gdansk: Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku (in Malbork) and Torun (Town Square - Old Town & Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Sopot Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), make a trip to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and enjoy breathtaking views from Sopot Pier.

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Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Gdansk takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Gdansk due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from St. Petersburg in January, with highs in Gdansk at 0°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Torun, Sopot, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
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Archikatedra Oliwska ©
Archikatedra Oliwska
Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus ©
Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan and Rynek (Old Square) Underground. Get some cultural insight at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul and Lost Souls Alley. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, look for gifts at Galeria Krakowska, examine the collection at Polish Aviation Museum, and get curious at HistoryLand.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Krakow online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gdansk to Krakow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow ©
Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

5
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Rabacks Mekaniska Stenhuggeri and Haga are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Volvo Museum and Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum). Step out of Gothenburg to go to Marstrand and see Strandverket, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Slottsskogen, and view the masterpieces at Goteborgs Konsthall.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Gothenburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Suduroy.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Strandverket, Rabacks Mekaniska Stenhuggeri
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Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) ©
Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum)
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Suduroy, Faroe Islands

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Ruth Smith Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Famjin church, then explore the galleries of Gallari Oyggin, and finally get engrossed in the history at History and Maritime Museum of Tvoroyri.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Suduroy travel route planning app.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Suduroy in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gothenburg to Suduroy. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Gothenburg in January, with highs in Suduroy at 6°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Suduroy

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Gallari Oyggin ©
Gallari Oyggin
Famjin church ©
Famjin church
Ruth Smith Art Museum ©
Ruth Smith Art Museum

7
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Popular historic sites such as Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Grotta Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tales from Iceland and The Settlement Center. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir), Hella (Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall & Litla Lopasjoppan) and Lava Centre (in Hvolsvollur). And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, see Off-Road Tours, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik road trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Suduroy to Reykjavik in 5.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Suduroy in January: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hella, Thingvellir National Park, The Settlement Center, Lava Centre
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Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Tales from Iceland ©
Tales from Iceland

2
nights
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 4th (Thu), kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Vik Wool Vikurprjon, get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik visit planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vik, with lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

6
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Shop till you drop at The Watermill and Buchanan Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Old Town Jail and House for an Art Lover. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glasgow: Discovery Point (in Dundee), St Andrews Cathedral (in St. Andrews) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery, contemplate the long history of The Scottish Crannog Centre, step into the grandiose world of Inveraray Castle, and get all the information you need at Auchindrain Township.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Glasgow online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Vik to Glasgow by combination of bus, shuttle, and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. While traveling from Vik, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Glasgow, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Galway.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Inveraray, Stirling, Pitlochry, Aberfeldy, The Michael Bruce Cottage Museum
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
The Scottish Crannog Centre ©
The Scottish Crannog Centre
The Old Town Jail ©
The Old Town Jail

6
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
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.
Head to Burren Perfumery and Luan Galleryfor some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Museum of Ireland - Country Life and Hunt Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Sky Rd (in Clifden), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Limerick (Saint Mary's Cathedral & King John's Castle). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Athlone Castle Visitor Centre, appreciate the history behind Galway City Museum, admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Clonmacnoise.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Galway trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Glasgow to Galway takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Limerick, Athlone, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, Sky Rd
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National Museum of Ireland - Country Life ©
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre ©
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre
Hunt Museum ©
Hunt Museum

6
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Visit Newgrange and Hill of Tara (Temair) for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at 14 Henrietta Street and The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower (in Kilkenny), Trim Castle (in Trim) and Cashel (Rock of Cashel & Hore Abbey). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Old Kilbeggan Distillery, appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and steep yourself in history at Bru na Boinne.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Dublin sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Ohrid.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Donore, Cashel, St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Trim Castle
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Newgrange ©
Newgrange
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey

2
nights
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Bay of the Bones Museum, steep yourself in history at Monastery Saint Naum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ali Pasha Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jovan Kaneo and then explore the activities along Lake Ohrid.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ohrid online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Dublin to Ohrid in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Ohrid. In February, daytime highs in Ohrid are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Ohrid

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Bay of the Bones Museum ©
Bay of the Bones Museum
Ali Pasha Mosque ©
Ali Pasha Mosque

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