59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 10 nights
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Bremen, Germany
— 8 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 7 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 8 nights
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Train to Svedala station, Taxi to Malmo, Fly to Stockholm
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 7 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 9 nights
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Oulu, Finland
— 7 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 10 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Anne Frank House and St. John's Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to The Amstel and Herengracht. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft), The Hague (Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Panorama Mesdag, &more) and Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop (in Zaandam). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, visit The Jordaan, examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam online sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Amsterdam is minus 9 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bremen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bremen, Germany

— 8 nights

Short-Way City

A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Autostadt and Historische Altstadt. Get some cultural insight at Bremer Rathaus and Ubersee-Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Worpswede (Haus im Schluh & Museum am Modersohn-Haus), St.Ägidien (in Braunschweig) and Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (in Wolfsburg). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Schnoor Viertel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lambert's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Magnus Kirche, and get a new perspective on nature at Museumshof Rahden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bremen road trip site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Bremen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hamburg.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamburg, Germany

— 7 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) and CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ. Discover out-of-the-way places like Beer Tastings & Tours and Alter Elbtunnel. Change things up with these side-trips from Hamburg: Lubeck (European Hansemuseum, Holstentor, &more) and Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) (in Schwerin). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, see the interesting displays at Dialog in the Dark, contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, and make a trip to Rathausmarkt.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip planner.

You can drive from Bremen to Hamburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 8 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Christiansborg Slot and Kronborg. Explore hidden gems such as Rosenborg Castle and Davids Samling (The David Collection). Get out of town with these interesting Copenhagen side-trips: Roskilde (Skt. Laurentii Kirkeruin, Viking Ship Museum, &more), Tadre Molle (in Hvalsoe) and Ugerlose Kirke (in Ugerloese). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, make a trip to Papiroeen, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip planning website.

You can fly from Hamburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Stockholm, Sweden

— 7 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Sodermalm and Stockholm Canals. Get a sense of the local culture at Vasa Museum and ABBA The Museum. Explore Stockholm's surroundings by going to Steninge Castle (in Marsta), Wenngarn Hotell & Konferens (in Sigtuna) and Uppsala (Museum Gustavianum & Uppsala Domkyrka). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Skansen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Storkyrkan, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

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Getting from Copenhagen to Stockholm by combination of train, taxi, and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in February; daily highs in Stockholm reach 1°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Helsinki, Finland

— 9 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church (in Kotka), Porvoo (Orthodox Church Porvoo, Kokonniemi, &more) and Turku (Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oulu, Finland

— 7 nights
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Get in touch with nature at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia and Rokuan Kansallispuisto. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lapponia Safaris - Day tours and Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery). Get out of town with these interesting Oulu side-trips: Syote Ski & Nature Resort (in Syote), Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii) and Kemi (Kemi Church & Perameren Kansallispuisto). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni, and admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oulu online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Oulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, Oulu is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips