44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights
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Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
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Abisko, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
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Kostroma, Russia
— 2 nights
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Vladimir, Russia
— 1 night
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Moscow, Russia
— 5 nights
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Kazan, Russia
— 2 nights
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Kaliningrad, Russia
— 2 nights

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, and try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Copenhagen is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in January; daily highs in Copenhagen reach 3°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
The Little Mermaid ©
The Little Mermaid

3
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©

City of Smiles

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.
Aarhus is known for childrens museums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: engage your brain at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aarhus Domkirke, and explore the activities along Ega Engso.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Aarhus by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Aarhus are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum

5
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©

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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, see the interesting displays at Fram Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski & Guide.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Aarhus to Oslo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Aarhus in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oslo, with lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Park ©
Vigeland Park

3
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©

Paris of the North

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.
When in Tromso, make a side trip to see Northern Light Dog Adventure in Nordkjosbotn, approximately Nordkjosbotn away. There's still lots to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, explore the activities along Grotfjord, and take in the local highlights with City Walk Day Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tromso trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oslo in February: highs in Tromso hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Arctic Escape ©
Arctic Escape
Speed Boats Tours
Northern Light Dog Adventure ©
Northern Light Dog Adventure

3
nights
Abisko, Sweden

Abisko ©
Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Abisko National Park. The adventure continues: deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through LapplandMedia & PhotoAdventures, take in the pleasant sights at Trollsjon, and head outdoors with Lights Over Lapland.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Abisko journey planning website.

Getting from Tromso to Abisko by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Abisko

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
LapplandMedia & PhotoAdventures ©
LapplandMedia & PhotoAdventures
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park

6
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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

You can plan Stockholm trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Abisko to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, step aboard Cruiser Aurora, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and examine the collection at The Kunstkamera.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip builder app.

Fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in February, expect nights in St. Petersburg to be about the same, around -6°C, while days are little chillier, around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kostroma.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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Kostroma, Russia

Kostroma ©
As part of Russia's Golden Ring of historical towns, the city of Kostroma is something of an open-air museum with ties to the Romanov dynasty.
On the 25th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum Petrovskaya Igrushka, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Dog, pause for some serene contemplation at The Resurrection Church on the Debra, then examine the collection at Dom Gorodskogo Golovy Botnikova Museum, and finally examine the collection at Bread Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Peter Toy Museum, relax in the rural setting at Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm, then examine the collection at Museum of Russian Teapot, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Istoricheskaya Syrovarnya.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kostroma trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Kostroma in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vladimir.

Things to do in Kostroma

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dom Gorodskogo Golovy Botnikova Museum ©
Dom Gorodskogo Golovy Botnikova Museum
The Resurrection Church on the Debra
The Resurrection Church on the Debra
Museum Petrovskaya Igrushka ©
Museum Petrovskaya Igrushka

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Vladimir, Russia

Vladimir ©
The most visited destination in the Golden Ring circuit, the city of Vladimir is known for its remarkably preserved white-stone monuments, which have World Heritage status.
On the 27th (Sat), examine the collection at Chambers Cultural and Educational Center, examine the collection at Borodins' Blacksmith Shop, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Assumption Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vladimir online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kostroma to Vladimir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Moscow.

Things to do in Vladimir

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral
Chambers Cultural and Educational Center ©
Chambers Cultural and Educational Center

5
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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moscow: Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo (in Arkhangelskoye) and Ski Stadium Zorkiy (in Krasnogorsk). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Red Square, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of the European and American Countries of the XIX-XX centuries, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Moscow Kremlin.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Moscow trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Vladimir to Moscow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kazan.

Things to do in Moscow

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

2
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Kazan, Russia

Kazan ©

Sports Capital of Russia

The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Konstantin Vasiliev Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul, see the interesting displays at Natural History of Tatarstan Museum, then contemplate the long history of Kazan Kremlin, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kul Sharif Mosque, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to the Horse Petrushka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum "Tatarskaya Sloboda", explore the world behind art at Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kazan visit planning website.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Kazan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Moscow in March, plan for little chillier nights in Kazan, with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Kazan

Highlights from your plan
Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio ©
Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio
Kazan Kremlin ©
Kazan Kremlin
Kul Sharif Mosque ©
Kul Sharif Mosque

2
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Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©

Amber City

A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
On the 7th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Kurshskaya Kosa. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Savior, examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum, and then take a tour of Research vessel "Vityaz".

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaliningrad trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Kazan to Kaliningrad takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kazan in March, expect Kaliningrad to be somewhat warmer, temps between 7°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Cathedral of Christ the Savior ©
Cathedral of Christ the Savior

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