15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
4
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 15 min
5
Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
9
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Fly + Foot + Train:  18 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
On the 15th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, then get engrossed in the history at The Swedish History Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Stockholm vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Helsinki to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm
The Swedish History Museum ©
The Swedish History Museum
Room Escape Games

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Christiansborg Slot and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Copenhagen trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Copenhagen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Stockholm in March since evenings lows in Copenhagen dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Christiansborg Slot ©
Christiansborg Slot

1
night
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Townhall, admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Hamburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

1
night
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dresden road trip website.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Dresden takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

1
night
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Town Walls, wander the streets of Altstadt, and then examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Rothenburg travel planner.

You can drive from Dresden to Rothenburg in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

1
night
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 22nd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Rothenburg in March, you will find days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are a bit warmer (14°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Linderhof
Highlights from your plan
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo del Novecento and Ricetto di Candelo. You'll explore and learn at Gallerie d’Italia and Restaurifelici. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Chiesa di San Michele (in Massino Visconti), Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso (in Leggiuno) and Certosa di Pavia (in Certosa di Pavia). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, and explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Milan by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in March since evenings lows in Milan dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Chiesa di San Michele, Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, Ricetto di Candelo, Restaurifelici, Certosa di Pavia
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso ©
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso
Ricetto di Candelo ©
Ricetto di Candelo

2
nights
Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, and then step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lausanne travel planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Lausanne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World
Highlights from your plan
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

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