33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
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Train to Svedala station, Taxi to Malmo, Fly to Stockholm
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
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Stavanger, Norway
— 1 night
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Tromso, Norway
— 4 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
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Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 2 nights
Bus to Reykjavík - BSÍ, Fly to Ilulissat
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Ilulissat, Greenland
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 6 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Davids Samling (The David Collection) and Rosenborg Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zenzes Wellness and M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Copenhagen: Soborg Kanal (in Gilleleje), Frederiksborg Slotskirke (in Hillerod) and Hedeland (in Hedehusene). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, take a memorable drive along Tadre Molle, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and explore the galleries of Krigsmuseet.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen travel itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Copenhagen is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Copenhagen. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Copenhagen at 3°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 5 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 some cultural insight at Vasa Museum and Gamla Uppsala. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Green Trails and Museum Gustavianum. Take a break from Stockholm with a short trip to Uppsala Domkyrka in Uppsala, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Skansen, admire the masterpieces at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, browse the exhibits of Millesgarden Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Stockholm trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in January; daily highs in Stockholm reach 0°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway — 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) and Oslomarka. Ostbanehallen and 22. juli-senteret will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: stroll through Nordmarka, take an in-depth tour of Baerums Verk, brush up on your military savvy at Armed Forces Museum, and examine the collection at Visitors Centre.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Oslo online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Stockholm in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 6°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Stavanger.
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Stavanger, Norway — 1 night

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavanger Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Tou scene, and then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Aviation History.

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Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Stavanger when traveling from Oslo in February, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Tromso.
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Tromso, Norway — 4 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet and The Arctic Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Perspektivet Museum and Troll Museum. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Prestvannet Lake, take in the exciting artwork at Lone Slydahl, and admire the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Tromso takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Stavanger in February, things will get a bit cooler in Tromso: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 4 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Horseback Riding Tours and Thingvellir National Park. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, see the interesting displays at Icelandic Phallological Museum, enjoy the sea views from Grotta Lighthouse, and admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Iceland.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Tromso to Reykjavik in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Tromso to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tromso in February, things will get a bit warmer in Reykjavik: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vik.
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Vik, Iceland — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Skaftfellingur Museum, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, then examine the collection at Skogar Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Lava Show.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Vik visit planning tool.

Drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, Vik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Blaskogabyggd.
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Blaskogabyggd, Iceland — 2 nights

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 14th (Tue), witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd day trip planning website.

Getting from Vik to Blaskogabyggd by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Vik in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Blaskogabyggd, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Ilulissat.
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Ilulissat, Greenland — 2 nights

Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Sermermiut, take in the dramatic natural features at Ilulissat Icefjord, and then admire the masterpieces at Ilulissat Art Museum. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on Tourist Nature - Day Tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ilulissat trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Blaskogabyggd to Ilulissat takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Blaskogabyggd to Ilulissat. Traveling from Blaskogabyggd in February, things will get cooler in Ilulissat: highs are around -13°C and lows about -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.
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Norway travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.
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Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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Greenland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Nature & Parks
An autonomous Danish territory, Greenland combines the power of Mother Nature with some of the most stunning scenery in the world. A trip to Greenland takes you to the planet's largest non-continental island, with the sparsest population in the world. Don't let that stop you from choosing a holiday in Greenland, the perfect chance to discover small towns and photogenic villages known for their colorful wooden cottages. The improving tourist network includes many hotels and hostels, as well as a slew of tour operators providing exiting outdoor activities.
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