22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
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Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the views from Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London online trip maker.

Edinburgh to London is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from Edinburgh, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Dublin, Ireland

— 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, stroll around St Stephens Green, and contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 23°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 1 night
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, admire all the interesting features of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, then appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and finally get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik road trip planner.

Getting from Dublin to Reykjavik by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect nights in Reykjavik to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Oslo, Norway

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at 22 July Centre, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Fram Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, then stroll around Vigeland Park, and finally stroll around Frogner Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Oslo day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Oslo takes 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Oslo. Traveling from Reykjavik in July, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 nights

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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Skansen, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Stockholm travel planner.

Fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trip

Helsinki, Finland

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums

Tallinn, Estonia

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church, wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, see the interesting displays at Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, then take in panoramic vistas at Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, explore the historical opulence of Toompea Castle, then walk around Kadriorg Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kumu Art Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Tallinn trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Riga, Latvia

— 2 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, then don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), then contemplate the long history of House of the Black Heads, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Alberta Iela, contemplate the long history of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square, then take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, then get your game on at OldTown Archery Riga, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga trip planning website.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 1 night

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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 25th (Sun), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then admire the natural beauty at Bernardine Gardens, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vilnius sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Vilnius

Tours · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, and ponder the design of Gefionspringvandet.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen planner.

Fly from Vilnius to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Copenhagen is minus 1 hour. In July in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks