16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey maker

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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Train to Bremen, Drive to Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Oslo, Norway

— 4 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vigeland Museum and National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. You'll explore and learn at Fram Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bygdøy, see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Rådhuset.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Oslo trip tool.

Houston, USA to Oslo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Houston in July, things will get much colder in Oslo: highs are around 73°F and lows about 49°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Davids Samling (The David Collection) and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek will appeal to museum buffs. Nyhavn and Rosenborg Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), appreciate the extensive heritage of Grabrodretorv, and kick back and relax at Amager Strandpark.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen day trip website.

Getting from Oslo to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at International Maritime Museum and CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ. Discover out-of-the-way places like Speicherstadt and Lubeck Cathedral. Explore Hamburg's surroundings by going to Lubeck (Buddenbrookhaus, Marienkirche, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museumsschiff Cap San Diego, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hamburg History, and steep yourself in history at St Nikolai Memorial.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg journey planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Hamburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Micropia and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Anne Frank House and Begijnhof will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), examine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Amstel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam online road trip planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites