18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
— 7 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder.

Ottawa, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in July, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Your list of things to see and do now includes ICEBAR Stockholm, Jazzpuben Stampen, Swedish Museum of Natural History, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): join in the after-dark buzz at ICEBAR Stockholm.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip itinerary app.

Getting from Helsinki to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Stockholm sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you're off to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Nightlife · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Swedish Museum of Natural History ©
Swedish Museum of Natural History

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) as well as Schouskjelleren. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): join in the after-dark buzz at Schouskjelleren and then examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum).

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in July, Oslo is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

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Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vasa Church, step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gothenburg trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Oslo to Gothenburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Oslo in July since evenings lows in Gothenburg dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Haga ©
Haga
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Vasa Church ©
Vasa Church

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Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
On the 29th (Wed), examine the collection at Den Gamle By and then admire the landmark architecture of Viby Kirke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): take a stroll through Vadestedet, wander the streets of Stroeget, and then look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aarhus online visit planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Gothenburg to Aarhus in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Highlights from your plan
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Aarslev Engso ©
Aarslev Engso

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

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 1st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, then explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip website.

You can drive from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Copenhagen

Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Kastellet ©
Kastellet

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