39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe planner

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 6 nights
Drive
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Geysir, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Skogar, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive
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Hof, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid, Iceland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Akureyri, Iceland
— 4 nights
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Isafjordur, Iceland
— 3 nights
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Keflavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Oslo
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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Louvre Museum, then admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online route planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Paris is 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in December, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 6 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Perlan and National Museum of Iceland. When in Reykjavik, make a side trip to see The Settlement Center in Borgarnes, approximately Borgarnes away. And it doesn't end there: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, laugh and play at Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and look for gifts at Nordic Store.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online vacation planner.

You can fly from Paris to Reykjavik in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Reykjavik at 2°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Geysir, Iceland

— 2 nights
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Geysir sightseeing planner.

Drive from Reykjavik to Geysir in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Skogar, Iceland

— 1 night
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
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Traveling by car from Geysir to Skogar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Geysir in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Skogar, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Skogar

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland

— 1 night
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, then contemplate the long history of Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar, then explore the striking landscape at Kirkjugolf, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Systrafoss.

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Traveling by car from Skogar to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Hof, Iceland

— 2 nights
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
On the 31st (Mon), don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier, then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fellsfjara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hof road trip planning tool.

Drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Hof are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Reykjahlid, Iceland

— 4 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Mývatn Nature Baths. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjahlid: Goðafoss Waterfall (in Akureyri) and Husavikurkirkja (in Husavik). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, see the interesting displays at Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid online journey planner.

Getting from Hof to Reykjahlid by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Hof in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Reykjahlid, with lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Akureyri, Iceland

— 4 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) and Matthiasarhus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akureyri: Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland (in Dalvik) and The Transportation Museum at Ystafell (in Husavik). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Hlíðarfjall, examine the collection at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, and sample the tasty concoctions at Bruggsmidjan Kaldi Brewery.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Akureyri holiday planning website.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Isafjordur, Iceland

— 3 nights
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vestfirzka Verzlunin and Skruour Botanical gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Hrafnseyri (Jon Sigurdsson Museum & Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)).

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Isafjordur road trip planning site.

Getting from Akureyri to Isafjordur by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Akureyri in January, Isafjordur is a bit warmer at night with lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Keflavik.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Keflavik, Iceland

— 4 nights
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. You've now added Reykjanes Tours to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Viking World and Keflavik Maritime Center. Get out of town with these interesting Keflavik side-trips: Grindavik (Selatangar, Gunnuhver Hot Springs, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Stekkjarkot, get engrossed in the history at The Icelandic Saltfish Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keilir, and deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Volcano Tours.

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Traveling by flight from Isafjordur to Keflavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Keflavik

Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Oslo, Norway

— 4 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Room Escape Games and Vigeland Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum, and contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Oslo trip itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Keflavik to Oslo. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Keflavik in January, with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Stockholm City Hall, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rosendals Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Stortorget. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Skansen, see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Oslo in January, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Stockholm: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Berlin, Germany

— 1 night

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 23rd (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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You can fly from Stockholm to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Fun & Games

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.