16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia, United States
train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
3
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia, United States

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 29th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planning site .

Philadelphia, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection at Skansen, then find something for the whole family at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and then examine the collection at Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the history behind Gustav II Adolfs Statue, wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, then ponder the world of politics at Stockholm City Hall, and finally find something for the whole family at Junibacken.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. July in Stockholm sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

3
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.
Bring the kids along to The Kon-Tiki Museum and The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Rådhuset, and stroll through Studenterlunden Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oslo road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Oslo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum
Oslofjord ©
Oslofjord

3
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gronevika and VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, meet the residents at Akvariet i Bergen, and examine the collection at Stine Hoff Kunstglass Economusee.

Plan a Bergen trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Fly from Oslo to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect nights in Bergen to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Iskanten
Highlights from your plan
Ulriken ©
Ulriken
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter ©
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter

4
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tivoli Gardens and National Museum of Denmark. Step out of Copenhagen to go to Helsingoer and see Kronborg, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, appreciate the history behind Georg Carstensen, take in the views from Oresund Bridge, and take a stroll through Christiania.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip maker .

Getting from Bergen to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bergen in July, expect nights in Copenhagen to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trip

Kronborg
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

Similar Plans

29 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Sweden BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Denmark BY A USER FROM QATAR May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Germany, Denmark & Holland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM LUXEMBOURG September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in Sweden BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans