43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

43 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly:  15 h
1
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  28 h
4
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Narvik Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  45 min
6
Bodo, Norway
— 2 nights
Train:  9 h 45 min
7
Trondheim, Norway
— Few hours
Train + Fly:  12 h 30 min
8
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
Train:  6 h 30 min
10
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Stavanger, Norway
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  10 h 30 min
12
Aarhus, Denmark
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
13
Billund, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
14
Odense, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
15
Aero, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
16
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
17
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Calgary, Canada

3
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, browse the fresh offerings at Hietalahti Market Square, hunt for treasures at Kauppatori, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip generator.

Calgary, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Helsinki is 9 hours. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly 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
nights
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.
Visit Toompea Hill and Oleviste Church for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Tallinn Old Town and Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Nõmme Turg, examine the collection at Rocca al Mare Hotell, contemplate the long history of Pirita Convent, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tallinn online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Tallinn are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, see the interesting displays at Skansen, then see the interesting displays at Abba The Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, then head off the coast to Langholmen, and then hunt for treasures at Ostermalm Saluhall.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm custom trip planner.

Getting from Tallinn to Stockholm by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Stockholm is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to fly to Tromso.

Things to do in Stockholm

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

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Art Museum of Northern Norway, admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the long history of Skansen legekontor, and finally see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Macks Ølbryggeri AS, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, then view the masterpieces at Profil Glassdesign, and finally engage your brain at Polaria.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tromso travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Stockholm to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Stockholm in July: high temperatures in Tromso hover around 17°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Narvik Municipality.

Things to do in Tromso

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Narvik museum and then get engrossed in the history at Narvik museum. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Narvikfjellet.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Narvik Municipality tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tromso to Narvik Municipality takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Bodo.

Things to do in Narvik Municipality

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

2
nights
Bodo, Norway

Bodo ©
Kick off your visit 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, kick back and relax at Mjelle, and then take an in-depth tour of Kjerringoy Old Tradingpost.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bodo custom trip planner.

Fly from Narvik Municipality to Bodo in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Bodo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bodo

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Arctic Circle
Highlights from your plan
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Bodo Domkirke ©
Bodo Domkirke
Kjerringoy Trading Post ©
Kjerringoy Trading Post

few
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.
To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Trondheim trip builder.

Getting from Bodo to Trondheim by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Bergen.

Things to do in Trondheim

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

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): take in the waterfront at Fish Market, then take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Helleneset, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Hardanger Fjord.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bergen vacation builder.

Fly from Trondheim to Bergen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

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

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 21st (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Rallarvegen, then examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, and then trek along FjordSafari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, then hike along Flam Hiking AS, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Flam vacation trip planner.

Getting from Bergen to Flam by combination of train and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Rallarvegen, Naeroyfjord
Highlights from your plan
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
FjordSafari ©
FjordSafari
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Molen and Paradisbukta. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vigeland Museum and Viking Ship Museum. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Fram Polar Ship Museum, see the interesting displays at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, browse the different shops at Aker Brygge, and explore the galleries of Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Oslo online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of car, car ferry, flight, and train from Flam to Oslo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Molen
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jaeren and Stavanger Cathedral. Old Stavanger and Ovre Holmegate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Utstein Kloster (in Rennesoy Municipality) and Dalsnuten (in Sandnes). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sola Beach, don't miss a visit to Lanternen in Sandnes, get engrossed in the history at Norwegian Canning Museum, and get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Stavanger vacation planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Oslo to Stavanger in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Stavanger

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Den Gamle By, then explore the world behind art at ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, then take a stroll around Dokk1, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbaren.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Aarhus online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Stavanger to Aarhus takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and car ferry; or do a combination of train and car ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Billund.

Things to do in Aarhus

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

3
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).
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Koldinghus and Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Vejers Strand and Blaavand Beach. Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at LEGOLAND Billund Resort. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Rabjerg Mile and enjoy some diversion at Lalandia.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Billund vacation planner.

You can drive from Aarhus to Billund in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July in Billund, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Odense.

Things to do in Billund

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Thu), take an in-depth tour of The Town Jail Museum, admire the masterpieces at Faaborg Museum, step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle, then see the interesting displays at Ladby Ship, and finally examine the collection at Johannes Larsen Museet. On your second day here, enjoy some music at The Tinderbox and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Odense ZOO.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Odense tour planner.

Getting from Billund to Odense by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Aero.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

1
night
Aero, Denmark

Aero
Most visitors remember their trip to Aero by a unique blend of scenery, culture, history, and food.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rise Bryggeri, then see the interesting displays at Marstal Sofartsmuseum, then step off the mainland to explore Aero Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bregninge kirke.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Aero vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Odense to Aero takes 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aero

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

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.
Rosenborg Castle and Church of Our Saviour will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery of Denmark and Nyhavn. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, pause for some serene contemplation at St Alban's Church, enjoy breathtaking views from The Round Tower, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Christianshavn.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen travel planner.

Getting from Aero to Copenhagen by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

3
nights
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): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, stop by Fotografi, stop by 12 Tonar, look for gifts at Skumaskot, then stop by JS Watch Company, and finally kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then wander the streets of Laugavegur.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, bus, and taxi from Copenhagen to Reykjavik takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Copenhagen in August, things will get little chillier in Reykjavik: highs are around 16°C and lows about 9°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

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

Similar Plans

16 days in Scandinavia & Iceland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Norway & Stockholm BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Norway BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Norway, Stockholm & Copenhagen BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Norway, Stockholm & Copenhagen BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ITALY January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Copenhagen BY A USER FROM MOROCCO December, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Oslo BY A USER FROM ESTONIA October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Stockholm BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL October, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Tallinn BY A USER FROM LATVIA December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Europe BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans