16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Akaslompolo, Finland
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Akaslompolo, Finland
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Levi, Finland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Luosto, Finland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Nurmijarvi, Finland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Gdansk, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Gorlitz, Germany

3
nights
Akaslompolo, Finland

Akaslompolo ©
Get outdoors at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Muonio (Sarkitunturi & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins) and Snow Village (in Kittila).

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo road trip planning app .

November in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Jemes Sport, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Levi, Finland

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then take in the awesome beauty at Discover Lapland.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi visit planning app .

You can take a bus from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Discover Lapland ©
Discover Lapland
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Luosto, Finland

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 3rd (Tue), view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

Plan trip to Luosto with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Levi to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Luosto, expect temperatures between -8°C during the day and -17°C at night. You will leave for Nurmijarvi on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Luosto

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Nurmijarvi, Finland

Nurmijarvi ©
Nurmijärvi is the most populated rural municipality of Finland, located north of the capital Helsinki.The close proximity to Helsinki has led to a considerable growth of the major villages such as Klaukkala and Rajamäki, which nowadays are considered dormitory towns of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Home of Aleksis Kivi and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kuhakoski Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nurmijarvi day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Luosto to Nurmijarvi. Traveling from Luosto in December, expect Nurmijarvi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Nurmijarvi

Museums Nature Parks
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Home of Aleksis Kivi ©
Home of Aleksis Kivi

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nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Toompea Hill and Office of the President of the Republic of Estonia are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Lahemaa rahvuspark and Off-Road Tours. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, and stroll through Stroomi Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tallinn travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from Nurmijarvi to Tallinn takes 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nurmijarvi in December since evenings lows in Tallinn dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Tallinn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lahemaa rahvuspark
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Lahemaa rahvuspark ©
Lahemaa rahvuspark

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nights
Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Curonian Spit National Park. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob Apostle, examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum, steep yourself in history at Memel Nord, then make a trip to Meridianas, and finally appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Black Ghost.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Klaipeda trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Tallinn to Klaipeda in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December in Klaipeda, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gdansk.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Memel Nord, Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), St. Jacob Apostle
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) ©
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum

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nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Jelitkowo Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and finally wander the streets of Old Town.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gdansk trip planner .

Drive from Klaipeda to Gdansk in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. December in Gdansk sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sopot
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Old Town ©
Old Town
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Kayaking & Canoeing