60 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly + Train:  15 h 30 min
1
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h 15 min
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
12
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, and wander the streets of Arashiyama.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kyoto is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Kyoto is 8 hours. In January in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Ghibli Museum Mitaka and Tokyo National Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hase-dera Temple and Imperial Palace. Change things up with a short trip to Kōtoku-in in Kamakura (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kamakura, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. Appreciate the collections at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Amalienborg. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, take a stroll through Stroeget, explore the world behind art at Thorvaldsens Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Kastellet.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Copenhagen driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tokyo to Copenhagen in 15.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Tokyo to Copenhagen. When traveling from Tokyo in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Copenhagen, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

4
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll explore and learn at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Your inner history buff will appreciate Schloss Hellbrunn and St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). When in Salzburg, make a side trip to see Vorderkaserklamm in Sankt Martin bei Lofer, approximately Sankt Martin bei Lofer away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), shop like a local with Residenzgalerie Salzburg, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian).

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salzburg route planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Copenhagen in January since evenings lows in Salzburg dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vorderkaserklamm
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

6
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Belvedere Palace and Augustinerkirche. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Hofburg, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Fraumünster Church. Get some cultural insight at Museum Rietberg and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Restiturm (in Meiringen) and Lucerne (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz & Biosphaere Entlebuch). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche Enge, take in the exciting artwork at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. January in Zurich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Restiturm
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 28th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Casemates du Bock and then steep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Zurich to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) ©
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Ireland and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dublin vacation website.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Luxembourg City in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Dublin: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Scotland and Scottish National Gallery. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh travel route website.

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

6
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and Westminster Abbey are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and Buckingham Palace. Step out of London to go to Billericay and see Imperial Bird of Prey Academy, which is approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, admire the striking features of Banqueting House, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

6
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 Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Atomium, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brussels planner.

Traveling by train from London to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Brussels, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 20:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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.
Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Groeningemuseum and Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and get engrossed in the history at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bruges online travel planner.

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February in Bruges, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 24:
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Museum-lovers will appreciate Rijksmuseum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum & Waalse Kerk Haarlem) and Louwman Museum The Hague (in The Hague). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Anne Frank House, get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and wander the streets of Red Light District.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip tool.

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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