57 days in Western Europe Itinerary

57 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Paris, France
— 13 nights
Fly to Bergen Airport Flesland, Drive to Flam
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Flam, Norway
— 6 nights
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Hellesoy, Norway
— 1 night
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Sotra, Norway
— 1 night
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Flekkefjord, Norway
— 6 nights
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Arendal, Norway
— 8 nights
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Sandefjord, Norway
— 7 nights
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Tonsberg, Norway
— 3 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 8 nights
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Paris, France

— 13 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen), Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris travel planning website.

Brisbane, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in November, things will get much colder in Paris: highs are around 12°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Flam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Flam, Norway

— 6 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flam: Hardanger Bridge (in Ulvik), Borgund Stave Church (in Laerdalsoyri) and Voss Fjellandsby Skiutleige AS (in Vossestrand). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Naeroyfjord, take in the dramatic scenery at Tvindefossen, hit the slopes at Voss, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hopperstad stavkirke.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Flam trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paris to Flam. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Flam hover around 0°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hellesoy.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hellesoy, Norway

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): engage your brain at Oygarden Salmon Centre, examine the collection at The Coastal Museum in Oygarden, and then get engrossed in the history at Adne House.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hellesoy online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Flam to Hellesoy takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sotra.

Things to do in Hellesoy

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Sotra, Norway

— 1 night
On the 19th (Thu), head off the coast to Store Sotra.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sotra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hellesoy to Sotra takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Sotra are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Flekkefjord.

Things to do in Sotra

Nature · Parks
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Flekkefjord, Norway

— 6 nights
Flekkefjord is a municipality in Vest-Agder county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flekkefjord: Mandal (Sjosanden, Sjolingstad Woollen Mill, &more), Lista Lighthouse (in Farsund) and Lindesnes Fyr (in Spangereid). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hiking to the potholes at Brufjell, stroll through Ogna Beach, contemplate the long history of Vedafjell, and visit a coastal fixture at Eigeroy Fyr.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Flekkefjord day trip planning app.

You can drive from Sotra to Flekkefjord in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arendal.

Things to do in Flekkefjord

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arendal, Norway

— 8 nights
Arendal is a town and municipality in the county of Aust-Agder, Norway. Venture out of the city with trips to Kristiansand (Jegersberg HIking Trail, Kristiansand Domkirke, &more) and Homborsund Lighthouse (in Grimstad). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Grimstad's Archipelago, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fjaere Kirke, have fun and explore at Vitensenteret Sorlandet Arendal, and buy something for everyone on your list at Pandoras Fevik.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Arendal journey planner.

Drive from Flekkefjord to Arendal in 3 hours. December in Arendal sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sandefjord.

Things to do in Arendal

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sandefjord, Norway

— 7 nights
Sandefjord is a city and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. Explore Sandefjord's surroundings by going to Molen (in Larvik), Skien (The Telemark Canal, Skien Kirke, &more) and DuVerden Maritime Museum + Science Centre (in Porsgrunn). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Rakke, get lost in a book at Larvik Library, stroll around Midtasen Sculpture Park, and don't miss a visit to Bokkerfjellet.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sandefjord online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Arendal to Sandefjord takes 2 hours. In January in Sandefjord, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Tonsberg.

Things to do in Sandefjord

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tonsberg, Norway

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Tonsberg side-trips: Saltholmen (in Rade Municipality) and Lovoy Chapel (in Horten).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tonsberg trip maker website.

Tonsberg is just a short distance from Sandefjord. In January in Tonsberg, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Tonsberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Oslo, Norway

— 8 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Gullich in Son (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the activities along Oslofjord, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and steep yourself in history at Det Kongelige Slott.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip maker site.

You can drive from Tonsberg to Oslo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Tonsberg in January, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 6°C by day to -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Oygarden Municipality travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Science Museums · History Museums