15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Kalmar, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden — 2 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 3rd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Johannes Kyrka, then explore the world behind art at Thiel Gallery (Thielska Galleriet), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hedvig Eleonora Kyrka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Nobel Prize Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Riddarholmen Church, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, then see the interesting displays at ArkDes, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm day trip planning tool.

New York City, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Stockholm, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Stockholm to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to Oslo.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Oslo, Norway — 1 night

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oslo itinerary planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Oslo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 47°F in Oslo. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bergen.
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Bergen, Norway — 2 nights

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 7th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, brush up on your military savvy at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Oslo to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in August, you will find days in Bergen are a bit cooler (63°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Gothenburg.
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Gothenburg, Sweden — 2 nights

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gothenburg journey tool.

You can fly from Bergen to Gothenburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 2 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), explore the world behind art at The Hirschsprung Collection (Den Hirschsprungske Samling), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinitatis Kirke, and finally explore the world behind art at Davids Samling (The David Collection). Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, and finally take a stroll through Christiania.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Copenhagen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Kalmar.
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Kalmar, Sweden — 2 nights

Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. You'll explore and learn at Kalmar County Museum and Vida Museum. Get some cultural insight at Kalmar Castle and Solliden Slott. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Klackeberga Kyrka, relax in the rural setting at Skalby 4H-gard, and contemplate the long history of Stortorget.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kalmar trip planner.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Kalmar in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Kalmar are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 2 nights

On the 15th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, then examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm route planner.

Traveling by flight from Kalmar to Stockholm takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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