55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
3
Turku, Finland
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
5
Kotka, Finland
— 4 nights
6
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
7
Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
8
Minsk, Belarus
— 3 nights
9
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
10
Kaliningrad, Russia
— 3 nights
11
Gdansk, Poland
— 5 nights
12
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
13
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
14
Oswiecim, Poland
— 3 nights
15
Brno, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
16
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
17
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get a sense of history and politics at Stortinget, take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, and walk around Vigeland Park.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oslo trip itinerary planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Oslo is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Oslo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in January, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet ©
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

3
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, 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, head outdoors with Riddarholmen, and stroll around Hagaparken.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in January, expect nights in Stockholm to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Turku.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

2
nights
Turku, Finland

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): gear up at Bike Rental - by Carfield, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku travel planner.

Traveling by car from Stockholm to Turku takes 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Turku. Traveling from Stockholm in January, Turku is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, thenmake a trip to Senate Square, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Kotka, Finland

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Imatra (Imatran Kalatalo, Imatra Waterfall, &more) and Lappeenranta (Lappeenrannan raatihuone & Lappeenranta Fortress). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, and stroll around Sapokka Water Garden.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Kotka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Lappeenranta, Hamina Town Hall
Highlights from your plan
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

5
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, explore the galleries of Peter and Paul Fortress, and see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to St. Petersburg takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. January in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Red Square, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of the European and American Countries of the XIX-XX centuries, admire the striking features of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and examine the collection at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Moscow vacation builder tool.

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Moscow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Tue) before leaving for Minsk.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

3
nights
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Cathedral, try out the rides at Aquapark Lebyazhiy, make a trip to Independence Square, Minsk, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, thenexplore the world behind art at The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Strana Mini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Money Museum Groshi, brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears, thenhead outdoors with Trinity Hill, thensee the interesting displays at Iron Museum, and finally make a trip to Minsk City Hall.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Minsk travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Moscow to Minsk by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Hill ©
Trinity Hill
Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Church of Saints Simon and Helena

3
nights
Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
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.
Step out of Vilnius to go to Trakai and see Trakai Island Castle Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), and visit Vilnius Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vilnius trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Minsk to Vilnius by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February in Vilnius, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)
Gate of Dawn ©
Gate of Dawn
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

3
nights
Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Kurshskaya Kosa. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at B-413 Submarine Museum, engage your brain at Museum of the World Ocean, contemplate the waterfront views at Poplavok Pond, and pause for some serene contemplation at Konigsberg Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaliningrad trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Vilnius to Kaliningrad in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In February in Kaliningrad, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gdansk.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral

5
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
When in Gdansk, make a side trip to see Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku in Malbork, approximately Malbork away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, get engrossed in the history at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and kick back and relax at Jelitkowo Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Gdansk travel route planner.

Drive from Kaliningrad to Gdansk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kaliningrad to Gdansk. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sopot Pier, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
IVO&CO Galeria Bursztynu ©
IVO&CO Galeria Bursztynu

2
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 24th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, thenmake a trip to Fragment of Ghetto Wall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then stroll around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw road trip planning tool.

Fly from Gdansk to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Warsaw sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Galeria Figur Stalowych, get engrossed in the history at HistoryLand, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, thenexamine the collection at The Archdiocesan Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine and then examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Warsaw to Krakow by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

3
nights
Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Monument to Bolek i Lolek, examine the collection at Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie, and then take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oswiecim online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Oswiecim takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Oswiecim are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Brno.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wadowice, Monument to Bolek i Lolek, Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue

2
nights
Brno, Czech Republic

Brno ©
A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
Brno is known for historic sites, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre, see the sky in a new way at Brno Observatory and Planetarium, examine the collection at Villa Tugendhat, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brno trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Oswiecim to Brno in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Brno are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Brno

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Spilberk Castle ©
Spilberk Castle
Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre ©
Brno Observatory and Planetarium ©
Brno Observatory and Planetarium

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Prague trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Brno to Prague takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

Plan a trip to Vienna easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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