12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
fly:  7​h
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
cruise:  14​h 30​min
2
Rostock, Germany
— 1 day
cruise:  15​h
3
Gdynia, Poland
— 1 day
Cruise:  35​h
4
Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 day
Cruise:  14​h
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 1 night
Cruise:  61​h
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1
night
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): look for gifts at Illums Bolighus, then appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), and then take in the waterfront at Nyhavn.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip maker tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Copenhagen is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Copenhagen at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Rostock.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

1
day
Rostock, Germany

Rostock
Rostock was once one of the primary ports of the powerful Hanseatic League.
On the 19th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Kuhlungsborn Beach, make a trip to Alter Strom, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ostseebad Warnemunde.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rostock holiday maker website .

Getting from Copenhagen to Rostock by bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Rostock can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gdynia.

Things to do in Rostock

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kuhlungsborn Beach
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Ostseebad Warnemunde
Ostseebad Warnemunde
Kuhlungsborn Beach ©
Kuhlungsborn Beach

1
day
Gdynia, Poland

Gdynia ©
A tranquil fishing settlement for several centuries, Gdynia today serves as a comfortable urban base for day trips along the Baltic coastline, with a seemingly endless string of lively sea resorts.
On the 20th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sopot Beach and then don't miss a visit to Monte Cassino.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gdynia trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Rostock to Gdynia in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Gdynia can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Gdynia

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sopot
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Sopot Beach ©
Sopot Beach
Monte Cassino
Monte Cassino

1
day
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then shop like a local with Town Hall Pharmacy, and finally wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gdynia to Tallinn. The time zone difference when traveling from Gdynia to Tallinn is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Tallinn are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Town Hall Pharmacy ©
Town Hall Pharmacy
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Room Escape Games

1
night
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the history at Nevsky Prospekt, delve into the lush surroundings at Eco Path, and then admire the striking features of Peterhof Grand Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Magazin Kuptsov Yeliseyevykh, then see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and then find something for the whole family at Divo Ostrov.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg road trip planner .

Fly from Tallinn to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Theme Parks Shopping Trails
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Nevsky Prospekt ©
Nevsky Prospekt
Eco Path ©
Eco Path
Divo Ostrov ©
Divo Ostrov

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night
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, make a trip to Trinitatis Kirke, then take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Denmark. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Stroeget and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Copenhagen online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Copenhagen in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Copenhagen, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Neighborhoods Nightlife
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National Gallery of Denmark ©
National Gallery of Denmark
Stroeget ©
Stroeget
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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