30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly:  17​h
1
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h
6
Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Calgary, Canada

2
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Red Square, stroll around Patriarch's Pond, steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Moscow online driving holiday planner .

Calgary, Canada to Moscow is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 10 hour difference. April in Moscow sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square ©
Red Square
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral

6
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Russian Museum, make a trip to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy, and steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

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Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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 11th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Senate Square. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

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Traveling by train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, and find something for the whole family at Junibacken.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm itinerary website .

Getting from Helsinki to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In April in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

4
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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), examine the collection at Fram Museum, get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, and stroll around Vigelandsparken.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip planner .

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April in Oslo, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

4
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
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.
Aarhus is known for childrens museums, museums, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Old Town in Aarhus, put a fun spin on your tour with Secret Games, see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, and engage your brain at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Aarhus day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Oslo to Aarhus takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Oslo in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Aarhus, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Old Town in Aarhus ©
Old Town in Aarhus
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum

5
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, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, and examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen attractions website .

You can take a train from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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