40 days in Europe Itinerary

40 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  27 h
1
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 day
Bus:  30 min
3
Roskilde, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Billund, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  14 h
5
Vradal, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Balestrand, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
10
Fagernes, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Lillehammer, Norway
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
12
Karlstad, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
13
Orebro, Sweden
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
14
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
15
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
16
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Dresden Zwinger and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Take a break from Berlin with a short trip to Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz in Dresden, about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: visit Potsdamer Platz, view the masterpieces at Koenig Galerie, look for gifts at Maskworld, and wander the streets of Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam).

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip planning website.

Melbourne, Australia to Berlin is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Berlin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dresden
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, then get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, and finally wander the streets of Christiania.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Copenhagen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Roskilde.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Christiania ©
Christiania

2
nights
Roskilde, Denmark

Roskilde ©
An ancient city from the Viking Age, today Roskilde welcomes a new crowd, especially as host of Roskilde Festival, a popular rock festival in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Roskilde Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, then contemplate the long history of L.A. Rings Atelier og Besogscenter, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roskilde Domkirke. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Sankt Joergenbjerg Church, then admire the striking features of RAGNAROCK - Museet for pop, rock og youth culture, and then sample the fine beverages at Braunstein - Whisky Destilleri og Bryggeri.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Roskilde trip itinerary planner.

Roskilde is just a stone's throw from Copenhagen. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Billund.

Things to do in Roskilde

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Braunstein - Whisky Destilleri og Bryggeri
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Roskilde Domkirke ©
Roskilde Domkirke
RAGNAROCK - Museet for pop, rock og youth culture ©

2
nights
Billund, Denmark

Billund ©
Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at LEGO House, then examine the collection at Museumsgaarden Karensminde, and then make a splash at Lalandia. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Billund.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Billund fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Roskilde to Billund in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vradal.

Things to do in Billund

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lalandia ©
Lalandia
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
LEGO House ©
LEGO House

1
night
Vradal, Norway

Vradal ©
Vrådal, formerly spelled Wraadahl, is a village in Kviteseid municipality, Norway. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Vest-Telemark Museum Eidsborg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eidsborg Stave Church, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Grimdalstunet. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Vraadal golf, see the interesting displays at Norsk skieventyr - Norwegian Ski Museum Morgedal, and then admire the striking features of Sea ​​Serpent Tower.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vradal vacation maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Billund to Vradal. In May in Vradal, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Vradal

Museums Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tokke Municipality, Sea ​​Serpent Tower, Norsk skieventyr - Norwegian Ski Museum Morgedal
Highlights from your plan
Grimdalstunet ©
Grimdalstunet
Eidsborg Stave Church ©
Eidsborg Stave Church

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
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 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Fram Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, then get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Karl Johans gate, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Oslo online road trip planner.

Getting from Vradal to Oslo by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Oslo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

2
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 4th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, hunt for treasures at Fish Market, see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, then take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then view the masterpieces at DMG GALLERY, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gunvor Handmade Illustration. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, admire the masterpieces at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bergen online route planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Oslo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bergen, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
KODE Art Museums of Bergen ©
KODE Art Museums of Bergen
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

2
nights
Flam, Norway

Flam ©
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
On the 6th (Sun), look for gifts at Flam Store Exclusive, take in the spiritual surroundings of Borgund Stave Church, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Norsk Villakssenter, then take a stroll through Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, and finally explore the world behind art at Sogn Kunstsenter. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet, take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Naeroyfjord.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Flam attractions planner.

Getting from Bergen to Flam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Flam sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Balestrand.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laerdalsoyri, Naeroyfjord, Stegastein Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Gamle Laerdalsoeyri ©
Gamle Laerdalsoeyri
Flam Store Exclusive ©
Flam Store Exclusive

2
nights
Balestrand, Norway

Balestrand ©
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): sample the fine beverages at The Cider House - Cidertasting and Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Olav's Church, take in the exciting artwork at The golden house gallery, then hike along Nature Trail Kreklingen, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lunde Arboretum. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sognefjord Akvarium and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sognefjorden.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Balestrand trip planner.

Drive from Flam to Balestrand in 3 hours. June in Balestrand sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fagernes.

Things to do in Balestrand

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Sognefjorden
Highlights from your plan
Sognefjorden ©
Sognefjorden
St. Olav's Church ©
St. Olav's Church
Sognefjord Akvarium ©
Sognefjord Akvarium

2
nights
Fagernes, Norway

Fagernes ©
Fagernes is the administrative centre of the municipality of Nord-Aurdal, in Oppland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Valdres Folk Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beitostolen Ski Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of Lights.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fagernes road trip planner.

You can drive from Balestrand to Fagernes in 4.5 hours. In June in Fagernes, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Fagernes

Historic Sites Winter Sports Museums

Side Trips

Beitostolen, Guild Hall Oset Hoyfjellshotell
Highlights from your plan
Guild Hall Oset Hoyfjellshotell ©
Guild Hall Oset Hoyfjellshotell
Valdres Folk Museum ©
Valdres Folk Museum

5
nights
Lillehammer, Norway

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Head to Galleri Zink and Gjovik Sjokoladefabrikkfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek and Galleri Svae. Explore Lillehammer's surroundings by going to Atlungstad Distillery (in Stange Municipality), Ringebu Stave Church (in Ringebu Municipality) and Anno Museum Domkirkeodden (in Hamar). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Fabrikken, enjoy some diversion at Lillehammer Olympic Park, make a trip to Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena, and contemplate the long history of Maihaugen Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lillehammer trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Fagernes to Lillehammer in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lillehammer can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. You'll set off for Karlstad on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Lillehammer

Museums Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gjovik, Hafjell Alpinsenter, Atlungstad Distillery, Ringebu Stave Church, Anno Museum Domkirkeodden
Highlights from your plan
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden ©
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden
Ringebu Stave Church ©
Ringebu Stave Church
Norwegian Road Museum ©
Norwegian Road Museum

2
nights
Karlstad, Sweden

Karlstad ©
Karlstad Municipality is a municipality in Värmland County in west central Sweden. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Brigadmuseum, then take in the views from Ostra Bron, then see the interesting displays at Langban gruv- och kulturby, and finally contemplate the long history of Knackebrodsmuseum, Filipstad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Varmlands Museum, don't miss a visit to Sandgrund Lars Lerin, and then stroll around Alsters herrgard - The memorial estate of Gustaf Froding.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Karlstad trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lillehammer to Karlstad. In June, Karlstad is somewhat warmer than Lillehammer - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Orebro.

Things to do in Karlstad

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Filipstad
Highlights from your plan
Langban gruv- och kulturby ©
Langban gruv- och kulturby
Brigadmuseum ©
Brigadmuseum
Varmlands Museum ©
Varmlands Museum

1
night
Orebro, Sweden

Orebro ©
Örebro is a city with 115,765 inhabitants, the seat of Örebro Municipality and the capital of Örebro County in Sweden. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Olaus Petri Kyrka, then don't miss a visit to Wadkoping Open Air Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at S:t Nicolai Kyrka (Nikolaikyrkan), and finally explore the historical opulence of Orebro Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Karlslund Manor House and then cool off at Lost City - Gustavsvik.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orebro travel tool.

You can drive from Karlstad to Orebro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Orebro are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Stockholm.

Things to do in Orebro

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Orebro Castle ©
Orebro Castle
S:t Nicolai Kyrka (Nikolaikyrkan) ©
S:t Nicolai Kyrka (Nikolaikyrkan)
Karlslund Manor House ©
Karlslund Manor House

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ostermalm Saluhall, then step off the mainland to explore Sodermalm, and finally see the interesting displays at Fotografiska Stockholm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Gustav II Adolfs Statue, then see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, and then enjoy fun for all ages at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm tour planner.

Traveling by train from Orebro to Stockholm takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, then look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and finally steep yourself in history at Palace Square. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum, take a stroll through Nevsky Prospekt, and then see the interesting displays at Russian Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg route planner.

Getting from Helsinki to St. Petersburg by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Palace Square
Palace Square

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