19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Raleigh, United States
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
5
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Thingvellir to see Thingvellir National Park about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Raleigh, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Raleigh to Reykjavik is 5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Raleigh in July: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 58°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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.
Go for a jaunt from Oslo to Tonsberg to see Saga Oseberg about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, stroll around Vigeland Park, examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, and kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo journey builder website.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Oslo in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Oslo is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Reykjavik in July: highs in Oslo hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Saga Oseberg
Highlights from your plan
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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.
On the 8th (Wed), examine the collection at Skansen, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, take an in-depth tour of Royal Armory, then browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, and finally pause for some photo ops at Gustav II Adolfs Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, then have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli, then examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Storkyrkan.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Oslo to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Nightlife Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Grona Lunds Tivoli ©
Grona Lunds Tivoli
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

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You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
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.
On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, and finally stop by Meistrite Hoovi Keraamikakoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): stroll around Kadriorg Park, take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church, then take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Tallinna Raekoja Plats.

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Traveling by ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

2
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), then make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square, then take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and finally appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and then get your game on at OldTown Archery Riga.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Riga tour planner.

Getting from Tallinn to Riga by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
Highlights from your plan
OldTown Archery Riga ©
OldTown Archery Riga
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument

1
night
Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
On the 15th (Wed), see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul.

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You can fly from Riga to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

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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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, admire the striking features of Amalienborg, and step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen road trip website.

Fly from Vilnius to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
The Little Mermaid ©
The Little Mermaid

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