13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
3
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
4
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Old Town and Stirling Castle. You'll explore and learn at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Princes Street Gardens, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Norfolk, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Norfolk to Edinburgh, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Norfolk in July, things will get much colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

3
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and York Castle Museum. York's Chocolate Story and York City Walls are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

To find out how to plan a trip to York, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in York, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
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Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 14th (Tue), examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and then walk around Vigeland Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum, and then examine the collection at Fram Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oslo day trip app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from York to Oslo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from York to Oslo due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Oslo are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Holmenkollen Ski Museum ©
Holmenkollen Ski Museum
National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet ©
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Laugavegur and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Oslo to Reykjavik in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Oslo in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
Highlights from your plan
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition ©

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