20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Lviv, Ukraine
Drive:  10​h
1
Kaunas, Lithuania
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Tallinn, Estonia
— Few hours
ferry:  2​h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
5
Oulu, Finland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
7
Nordkapp Municipality, Norway
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Alta, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Levi, Finland
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
10
Umea, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
12
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Lviv, Ukraine


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Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas
Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lithuanian Aviation Museum. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Lithuanian Aviation Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kaunas trip itinerary planner .

Lviv, Ukraine to Kaunas is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Riga.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

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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.
Railway History Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Railway History Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Riga online trip planner .

Getting from Kaunas to Riga by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Riga are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Railway History Museum ©
Railway History Museum

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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.
You've now added Energy Discovery Centre to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get curious at Energy Discovery Centre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tallinn trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Riga to Tallinn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tram Museum (Raitioliikennemuseo).

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tram Museum (Raitioliikennemuseo) ©
Tram Museum (Raitioliikennemuseo)

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Oulu, Finland

Oulu
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tietomaa, Oulun Automuseo and Hoplop. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at Oulun Automuseo and then have some family-friendly fun at Hoplop.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oulu visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Oulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, Oulu is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -2°C and lows of -9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Tours Outdoors Parks

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nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Christmas House Santa and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Pilke Science Centre and German Soldier s Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour builder site .

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oulu in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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Nordkapp Municipality, Norway

Nordkapp Municipality ©
Some 200,000 visitors take a trip to Nordkapp Municipality every year, drawn by its two main attractions--North Cape and Knivskjellodden, considered by many the northernmost point of Europe.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Honningsvag Church. Visiting North Cape and Kirkeporten in Skarsvag will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Nordkapphallen and Nordkappmuseet. Step out of Nordkapp Municipality to go to Havoysund and see Arctic View, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Knivskjellodden, don't miss a visit to Gjesvaerstappan Nesting Cliffs, Nordkapp, take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery - East of the Sun, and look for gifts at Once Upon a Dream Galleri and Gift shop.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Nordkapp Municipality driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Nordkapp Municipality takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rovaniemi to Nordkapp Municipality due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Nordkapp Municipality: highs are around 0°C and lows about -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alta.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Museums Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arctic View, North Cape, Kirkeporten in Skarsvag
Highlights from your plan
Nordkappmuseet ©
Nordkappmuseet
North Cape ©
North Cape
The Gallery - East of the Sun ©
The Gallery - East of the Sun

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Alta, Norway

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tirpitz Museum, look and learn at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elvebakken Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Kafjord Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alta Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Alta trip maker tool .

You can drive from Nordkapp Municipality to Alta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nordkapp Municipality in January: high temperatures in Alta hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kafjord Church ©
Kafjord Church
Tirpitz Museum ©
Tirpitz Museum

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night
Levi, Finland

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 3rd (Fri), take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Alta to Levi takes 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Alta to Levi is 1 hour. Traveling from Alta in January, things will get a bit cooler in Levi: highs are around -11°C and lows about -21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Umea.

Things to do in Levi

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
Highlights from your plan
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

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Umea, Sweden

Umea
Umeå is a town in northern Sweden. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Karleksviken.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Umea trip maker app .

You can drive from Levi to Umea in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Levi to Umea due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Levi in January, expect Umea to be somewhat warmer, temps between -5°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Umea

Trails Outdoors Parks

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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 5th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Pythagoras Industrial Museum.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Umea to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Umea in January; daily highs in Stockholm reach 0°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

MC Collection Motorcycle Museum, Judarskogens naturreservat, Pythagoras Industrial Museum
Highlights from your plan
MC Collection Motorcycle Museum ©
MC Collection Motorcycle Museum
Pythagoras Industrial Museum ©
Pythagoras Industrial Museum

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 7th (Tue), examine the collection at Museet Alhambra, take some stellar pictures from Ofelia Plads, see the interesting displays at Copenhagen Amber Museum, then don't miss a visit to Trinitatis Kirke, and finally make a trip to Tarnet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Dragon Fountain, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christians Kirke, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen day trip planning site .

You can fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in January: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 3°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Outdoors Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Copenhagen Amber Museum ©
Copenhagen Amber Museum
Ofelia Plads ©
Ofelia Plads

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