27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route maker

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Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Train
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Train
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Bus
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Lillehammer, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive to Oslo Gardermoen Airport, Fly to Stockholm
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Ferry to Turku Satama, Train to Helsinki
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Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Bus
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paluse, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Train
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 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.
On the 2nd (Thu), examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, then get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, then wander the streets of Christiania, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Nightlife.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen online attractions planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Copenhagen is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Auckland in June, expect nights in Copenhagen to be a bit cooler, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Museums

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 2 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll around Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), then admire the natural beauty at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and then get to know the fascinating history of Haga. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Universeum, then see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, and then find something for the whole family at Liseberg amusement park.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gothenburg online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Gothenburg can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Oslo, Norway

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Norsk Folkemuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and then examine the collection at Fram Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, walk around Vigeland Park, then admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Oslo road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Gothenburg to Oslo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June in Oslo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Bergen, Norway

— 2 nights

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, then take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Bergen trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Oslo to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Oslo in June, plan for slightly colder days in Bergen, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. You'll set off for Lillehammer on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Lillehammer, Norway

— 2 nights
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Norwegian Road Museum, get in on the family fun at Lilleputthammer Amusement Park, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Lekeland Hafjell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Maihaugen Open-Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Olympic Museum, and then make a trip to Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lillehammer route app.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Lillehammer takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bergen in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 6°C in Lillehammer. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Millesgarden, contemplate the long history of Drottningholm Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Stockholm itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Lillehammer to Stockholm with the Route module. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lillehammer in June: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Helsinki, Finland

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Tallinn, Estonia

— 2 nights
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, then enjoy breathtaking views from St. Olaf’s Church, then contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tallinn trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Helsinki to Tallinn in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. June in Tallinn sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Riga, Latvia

— 2 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, then don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and finally take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga). On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Riga itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paluse.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Paluse, Lithuania

— 2 nights
Palūšė is a tourist village in the Aukštaitija National Park in eastern Lithuania. On the 22nd (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Ladakalnis, then examine the collection at Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology, and then walk around Moletai Sculpture Park. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Aukstaitijos National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Paluse trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Riga to Paluse in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Paluse

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 2 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
On the 24th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Trakai Island Castle Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses. On the next day, wander the streets of Uzupis, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and finally examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus).

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vilnius attractions website.

You can drive from Paluse to Vilnius in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Aukstaitija National Park travel guide

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