11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 day
Fly
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Train
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly
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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly

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Vilnius, Lithuania

— 1 day

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and finally get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius online attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major aiports are Vilnius International Airport and Kaunas International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Warsaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, get outside with Vistula River Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and finally get your game on at Horror House - Interactive Fear Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, kick back and relax at Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gdansk coast Boulevard (Wybrzeze Gdanskie).

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Warsaw travel route builder website.

Fly from Vilnius to Warsaw in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vilnius to Warsaw, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Warsaw sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 31st (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, then steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and finally steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip maker website.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. July in Krakow sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 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 Nyhavn and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Rosenborg Castle and Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken) will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Stroeget, make a trip to Grabrodretorv, explore the galleries of Amalienborg, and contemplate the long history of Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen visit planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in August, expect nights in Copenhagen to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Oslo, Norway

— 3 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.
Visit Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and 22 July Centre for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Ingierstrand Beach and Paradisbukta. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Huk, stroll around Vigeland Park, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hvervenbukta.

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You can fly from Copenhagen to Oslo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oslo when traveling from Copenhagen in August, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Lithuania travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings
Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.

Poland travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Denmark travel guide

4.2
Theme Parks · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
Known for its old-fashioned charm, Denmark often is referenced as a fairy-tale setting by visitors and locals alike. With quaint cobblestone streets leading the way to art galleries, museums, and historical sights, plus a modern and easily accessible public transportation system, Denmark seamlessly blends its rich history with modern advancements. Be inspired by the works of local legends, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, the symphonies of Carli Nielsen, and the astronomy work of Tycho Brahe, then play a bit at amusement parks like Legoland. Visitors often find themselves developing "hygge," the untranslatable Danish trait that encapsulates a sense of coziness and contentment, which is thought to have a great deal of influence on Denmark's standing as one of the happiest nations on the planet.

Norway travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty 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.