56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Akureyri, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Nuuk, Greenland
— 3 nights
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Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
— 2 nights
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Ilulissat, Greenland
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Jokulsarlon, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Seydisfjordur, Iceland
— 1 night
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Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 3 nights
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Billund, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Roenne, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
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Longyearbyen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
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Kiruna, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Mariehamn, Finland
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Turku, Finland
— 2 nights
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Tampere, Finland
— 2 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Akureyri, Iceland

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): tour in harmony with nature at North Sailing. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths.

To find out how to plan a trip to Akureyri, use our trip itinerary maker.

Reykjavik to Akureyri is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in July, and nighttime lows around 46°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for Nuuk.

Things to do in Akureyri

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Nuuk, Greenland

Home to a quarter of the nation's population, Nuuk represents the nation's cultural and economic center and holds the title as the world's smallest and northernmost capital.
Nuuk is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Greenland National Museum and Archives, contemplate the long history of Hans Egedes hus, explore the world behind art at Nuuk Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to Nuuk Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuuk tour itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akureyri to Nuuk. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Akureyri to Nuuk due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Akureyri in July, expect little chillier with lows of 41°F in Nuuk. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Kangerlussuaq.

Things to do in Nuuk

Museums · Historic Sites

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Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Kangerlussuaq Museum.

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You can fly from Nuuk to Kangerlussuaq in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nuuk in July, expect nights in Kangerlussuaq to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 63°F. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ilulissat.

Things to do in Kangerlussuaq

Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. Ilulissat is known for nature, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Ilulissat Icefjord, examine the collection at Ilulissat Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eqip Sermia Glacier, and take in the pleasant sights at Sermermiut.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilulissat visit planner.

Getting from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat by flight takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Kangerlussuaq in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Ilulissat, with highs around 53°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Ilulissat to Reykjavik takes 6 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Ilulissat to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ilulissat in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Reykjavik, with lows of 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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Jokulsarlon, Iceland

On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jokulsarlon online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Reykjavik to Jokulsarlon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Jokulsarlon can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Thu) before leaving for Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Seydisfjordur, Iceland

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You can drive from Jokulsarlon to Seydisfjordur in 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Seydisfjordur are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Torshavn.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Torshavn: Vagar Island (Mulafossur Waterfall & Lake Leitisvatn). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkjubour Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Listasavn Foroya, don't miss a visit to Torshavn Cathedral, and walk around Vioarlundin Park.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Torshavn trip planner.

Getting from Seydisfjordur to Torshavn by car takes about 100.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 49°F. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Billund.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Billund, Denmark

Home of LEGO

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).
On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Givskud Zoo and then get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Billund.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Billund route planning site.

You can fly from Torshavn to Billund in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Torshavn to Billund, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Torshavn in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Billund, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Roenne.

Things to do in Billund

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Roenne, Denmark

Rønne is the largest town on the Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Ronne Havn. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Hammershus, enjoy the sea views from Hammer Lighthouse (Hammer Fyr), then head outdoors with Dondalen, and finally take in the waterfront at Svaneke Havn.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Roenne attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Billund to Roenne. Traveling from Billund in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Roenne. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Roenne

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Copenhagen, Denmark

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Copenhagen City Hall, explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and finally don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid.

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Explore your travel options from Roenne to Copenhagen with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

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Gothenburg, Sweden

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 28th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Haga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, then step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and then see the interesting displays at Maritiman.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for Oslo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Oslo, Norway

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.
On the 30th (Fri), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), then walk around Vigeland Park, then see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Aker Brygge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Oslo online tour planner.

Drive from Gothenburg to Oslo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Oslo when traveling from Gothenburg in July, with lows around 49°F. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

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Longyearbyen, Norway

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Longyearbyen itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Oslo to Longyearbyen in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Oslo in August, expect nights in Longyearbyen to be little chillier, around 40°F, while days are cooler, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Museums

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Tromso, Norway

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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tromso trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Longyearbyen to Tromso in 4 hours. Traveling from Longyearbyen in August, expect Tromso to be somewhat warmer, temps between 57°F and 46°F. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kiruna.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kiruna, Sweden

Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Abisko National Park.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kiruna online visit planner.

You can drive from Tromso to Kiruna in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in August, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Kiruna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Stockholm, Sweden

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: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Riddarholmen Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip planner.

You can fly from Kiruna to Stockholm in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kiruna in August; daily highs in Stockholm reach 70°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Mariehamn, Finland

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then steep yourself in history at The Maritime Quarter, and finally step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar. On the next day, examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, examine the collection at Kastelholm - Open-air Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Bomarsund.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stockholm to Mariehamn. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Mariehamn. In August, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Turku, Finland

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the galleries of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planner.

Travel from Mariehamn to Turku in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites

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Tampere, Finland

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Lenin Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip builder.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

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Helsinki, Finland

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route site.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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, make a trip to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planning tool.

Take a train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to St. Petersburg. In August in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites