36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Halmstad, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Malmo, Sweden
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  45 min
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Montreal, Canada

1
night
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at Theta Museum, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, and then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Helleneset, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, and then contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen day trip website.

Montreal, Canada to Bergen is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Bergen is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ulriken ©
Ulriken
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Bryggen ©
Bryggen

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Huk and Hvervenbukta. Let the collections at Vigeland Museum and Fram Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, contemplate the waterfront views at Bygdøy, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and take an in-depth tour of Nordisk bibelmuseum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Bergen in April, with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Riddersholms Naturreservat and Langholmen. Discover out-of-the-way places like ABBA The Museum and Storkyrkan. Explore Stockholm's surroundings by going to Strandvagen (in Nynashamn), Uppsala (Uppsala Domkyrka & Fjallnora Friluftsomrade) and Skokloster Kyrka (in Skokloster). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, take an in-depth tour of The Swedish History Museum, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip planner.

Getting from Oslo to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. May in Stockholm sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Uppsala, Strandvagen, Skokloster Kyrka
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum

4
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Helsinki Cathedral and Temppeliaukio Church. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Turku (Turku Biological Museum & Turku Castle). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), walk around The Esplanadi Park, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online route builder.

Fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Inkoon kirkko, Bellevue Beach, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

3
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Get outdoors at Southern Goteborg Archipelago and Askimsbadet. Get some cultural insight at Volvo Museum and Goteborgs Konsthall. There's still lots to do: have fun and explore at Universeum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, stroll through Saltholmen, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hovasbadet.

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You can fly from Helsinki to Gothenburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Halmstad.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Universeum ©
Universeum

3
nights
Halmstad, Sweden

Halmstad ©
Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Relax by the water at Magnarps Strandmark Naturreservat and Morgonbryggan. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hallands Vadero and Solvik. Venture out of the city with trips to Dagshog (in Torekov), Angelholm (Rabocka & Dog Beach) and Farhultsbaden (in Hoganas). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Skansenbadet.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Halmstad trip website.

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Halmstad in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Halmstad, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Halmstad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Torekov, Angelholm, Hoganas, Skansenbadet, Magnarps Strandmark Naturreservat
Highlights from your plan
Dagshog ©
Dagshog

5
nights
Malmo, Sweden

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Malarhusens strand and Orby angar. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lund Cathedral and Havang. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malmo: Gislovshammar (in Simrishamn), Sandhammarens Strand (in Loderup) and Borrby strand (in Borrby). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mossbystrand beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Bandsjon, walk around Kungsparken, and enjoy the sand and surf at Skanors Havsbad.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Malmo itinerary planner.

You can drive from Halmstad to Malmo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Malmo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Borrby, Gislovshammar, Skanors Havsbad, Orby angar, Lund Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral
Bandsjon ©
Bandsjon

4
nights
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Madurodam and Kunstmuseum Den Haag. Escape the urban bustle at Vrouwenpolder Beach and Hoek van Holland beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotterdam: World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk), St. John's Cathedral (in Den Bosch) and The Rope museum Oudewater (in Oudewater). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), admire the landmark architecture of Erasmus Bridge, make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, and view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rotterdam trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Malmo to Rotterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Hoek van Holland beach, Vrouwenpolder Beach, St. John's Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Louwman Museum The Hague ©
Louwman Museum The Hague

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Johanneskerk uit 1521 (in Laren), Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo) and Canals area (in Utrecht). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, browse the exhibits of Body Worlds, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, Zaanse Schans, Johanneskerk uit 1521, Papiermolen De Schoolmeester/moulin a papier De Schoolmeester, Kroller-Muller Museum
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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