43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
2
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
4
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
5
Narvik Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
6
Bodo, Norway
— 2 nights
7
Trondheim, Norway
— Few hours
8
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
9
Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
10
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
11
Stavanger, Norway
— 3 nights
12
Aarhus, Denmark
— 1 day
13
Billund, Denmark
— 3 nights
14
Odense, Denmark
— 2 nights
15
Aero, Denmark
— 1 night
16
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
17
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights

3
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, pick up some local products at Hietalahti Market, thenhunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary website.

Calgary, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Calgary to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

3
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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour and Tallinn Town Wall. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Town Hall Pharmacy and Nukupood Doll Shop. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, see the interesting displays at Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum / Estonian Open Air Museum, and make a trip to Long Street (Pikk tanav).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tallinn online route planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Tallinn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour ©
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, see the interesting displays at Skansen, thenexamine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Stockholm Old Town, step off the mainland to explore Langholmen, and then hunt for treasures at Ostermalm Saluhall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

3
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Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Skansen, and finally see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Macks Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri), thentake in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Profil Glassdesign, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Polaria.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tromso journey planner.

Fly from Stockholm to Tromso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Tromso is little chillier than Stockholm - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Narvik Municipality.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Profil Glassdesign ©
Profil Glassdesign
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum

1
night
Narvik Municipality, Norway

Narvik Municipality ©
Although it represents one of northern Norway's most populous administrative regions, Narvik Municipality tourism remains relatively undeveloped compared to some of its coastal neighbors.
On the 14th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Narvik museum and then take an in-depth tour of Narvik Krigsmuseum. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Narvikfjellet.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Narvik Municipality road trip planner.

Drive from Tromso to Narvik Municipality in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Tromso in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Narvik Municipality, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Narvik Municipality

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Narvikfjellet ©
Narvikfjellet
Narvik museum ©
Narvik museum

2
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Bodo, Norway

Bodo ©
On the 15th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Bodo Domkirke, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Mjelle, and then get engrossed in the history at Kjerringoy Trading Post.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bodo road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Narvik Municipality to Bodo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Bodo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bodo

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Arctic Circle
Highlights from your plan
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Kjerringoy Trading Post ©
Kjerringoy Trading Post
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum

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hours
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 18th (Tue), examine the collection at Rockheim and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Trondheim online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bodo to Trondheim by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rockheim ©
Rockheim
Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, thenkick back and relax at Helleneset, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Hardangerfjord.

Planning Bergen trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Trondheim to Bergen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Bergen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ulriken ©
Ulriken
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
Hardangerfjord ©
Hardangerfjord

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rallarvegen, examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, and then take an exotic tour of FjordSafari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Naeroyfjord, hike along Flam Hiking AS, and then admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Flam trip planner.

You can drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Flam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rallarvegen, Naeroyfjord
Highlights from your plan
FjordSafari ©
FjordSafari
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Flam Hiking AS ©
Flam Hiking AS

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Huk and Molen. Get a sense of the local culture at Norsk Folkemuseum and Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, and browse the different shops at Aker Brygge.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Flam to Oslo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Flam in July, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Molen
Highlights from your plan
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet ©
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

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Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Visit Old Stavanger and Stavanger Cathedral for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Norwegian Petroleum Museum and Utstein Kloster. Step out of Stavanger to go to Sandnes and see Dalsnuten, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Kongeparken, don't miss a visit to Lanternen in Sandnes, enjoy the sand and surf at Sola Strand, and wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Stavanger in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in July, you will find days in Stavanger are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Stavanger

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sandnes, Utstein Kloster, Kongeparken
Highlights from your plan
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Utstein Kloster ©
Utstein Kloster

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day
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Den Gamle By, thenlook and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, thentake a stroll around Dokk1, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbaren.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Aarhus trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Stavanger to Aarhus in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or drive. Traveling from Stavanger in July, you will find days in Aarhus are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Billund.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Dokk1 ©
Dokk1

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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).
Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church and Koldinghus will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vejers Strand and Lalandia. Step out of Billund to go to Blaavand and see Blaavand Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at LEGOLAND Billund.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Billund attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Billund takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Billund are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Odense.

Things to do in Billund

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaavand Beach, Vejers Strand, Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church, Koldinghus
Highlights from your plan
Vejers Strand ©
Vejers Strand
Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church ©
Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
Koldinghus ©
Koldinghus

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Odense, Denmark

Odense ©
The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at The Town Jail Museum, explore the world behind art at Faaborg Museum, explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Vikingemuseet Ladby, and finally see the interesting displays at Johannes Larsen Museet. Here are some ideas for day two: see a show at The Tinderbox (Fyrtoejet) and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Odense ZOO.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Odense visit planner.

Drive from Billund to Odense in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Aero.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kerteminde, Faaborg
Highlights from your plan
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Faaborg Museum ©
Faaborg Museum
Odense ZOO ©
Odense ZOO

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Aero, Denmark

Aero
Most visitors remember their trip to Aero by a unique blend of scenery, culture, history, and food.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rise Bryggeri, thensee the interesting displays at Marstal Sofartsmuseum, thenhead off the coast to Aero Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Bregninge Kirke.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Aero trip planner.

You can drive from Odense to Aero in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aero

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Aero Island
Aero Island
Marstal Sofartsmuseum ©
Marstal Sofartsmuseum
Bregninge Kirke
Bregninge Kirke

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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.
Nyhavn and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Denmark and Visit Carlsberg Brand Store. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, stop by Christiania, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken).

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen route site.

You can drive from Aero to Copenhagen in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek ©
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, look for gifts at Fotografi, get a taste of local nightlife at 12 Tonar, thenexpand your horizons at Skumaskot, thenlook for gifts at JS Watch Company, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and then wander the streets of Laugavegur.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip maker tool.

Fly from Copenhagen to Reykjavik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in August, with highs in Reykjavik at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Strokkur, Borgarnes Museum
Highlights from your plan
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur

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