56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Malmo, Sweden
— 2 nights
2
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
3
Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights
4
Trondheim, Norway
— 1 night
5
Sundsvall, Sweden
— 1 night
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
7
Turku, Finland
— 1 night
8
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
9
Tallinn, Estonia
— 5 nights
10
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
11
Kaunas, Lithuania
— 3 nights
12
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 4 nights
13
Bialystok, Poland
— 2 nights
14
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
15
Lviv, Ukraine
— 3 nights
16
Chisinau, Moldova
— 3 nights

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kungsparken and St. Petri (St. Peter's Church). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso, don't miss a visit to Stortorget, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church (St. Johannes Kyrka), and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Malmo day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Malmo is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. June in Malmo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Fun & Games Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Teamtastic Malmo ©
Teamtastic Malmo
Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
St. Petri (St. Peter's Church) ©
St. Petri (St. Peter's Church)

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gothenburg Botanical Garden and Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen). Take a break from Gothenburg with a short trip to Trollhätte Canal in Trollhattan, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Delsjon, examine the collection at Maritiman, find something for the whole family at Liseberg amusement park, and have fun and explore at Universeum.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg trip tool.

You can drive from Malmo to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Trollhätte Canal
Highlights from your plan
Trollhätte Canal ©
Trollhätte Canal
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen) ©

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oslomarka and Ekebergparken. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oslo: Drammen (Spiralen, Gulskogen Manor, &more), Halden (Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress) & Halden historiske Samlinger) and The Fortified Town (in Fredrikstad). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nordmarka, walk around Vigeland Park, and see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo tour app.

Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Oslo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Oslo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Drammen, Halden, The Fortified Town
Highlights from your plan
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress) ©

1
night
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ladestien - Hiking Trail, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Kristiansten Fortress, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Sykkelheisen Trampe, and finally take in the views from Old Town Bridge.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Trondheim trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Oslo to Trondheim by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oslo in July: highs in Trondheim hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sundsvall.

Things to do in Trondheim

Trails Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Old Town Bridge ©
Old Town Bridge

1
night
Sundsvall, Sweden

Sundsvall ©
Sundsvall is a city and the seat of Sundsvall Municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mjosunds Begravningsplats, step off the mainland to explore Klampenborgs Naturreservat, thenlet the kids burn off some steam at Norra Berget, and finally don't miss a visit to Gustav Adolfs kyrka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Vastanafallets Naturreservat, thensee the interesting displays at Harnosands bilmuseum, and then see the interesting displays at Vasternorrlands museum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sundsvall trip planner.

You can drive from Trondheim to Sundsvall in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, daytime highs in Sundsvall are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Sundsvall

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Harnosand, Vastanafallets Naturreservat
Highlights from your plan
Norra Berget ©
Norra Berget
Harnosands bilmuseum ©
Harnosands bilmuseum
Vastanafallets Naturreservat ©
Vastanafallets Naturreservat

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Strandvagen and Vallby Open Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Stockholm: Anundshog (in Vasteras), Sigtuna Boardwalk (in Sigtuna) and Skokloster Castle (in Skokloster). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rosendals Garden, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and head off the coast to Skeppsholmen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm vacation builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Sundsvall to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Stockholm, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vasteras, Sigtuna Boardwalk, Drottningholm Palace, Millesgarden, Skokloster Castle
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Strandvagen ©
Strandvagen

1
night
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 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenstroll around Kupittaa Park, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenget your game on at Moomin World, thenstroll through The Archipelago Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kultaranta Garden.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online holiday planner.

You can drive from Stockholm to Turku in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Turku is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Naantali
Highlights from your plan
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Kotka (Fuksinpuisto Park, Sapokka Water Garden, &more) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

5
nights
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Long Street (Pikk tanav) and Rakvere Castle. Explore Tallinn's surroundings by going to Haapsalu (Tchaikovsky's Bench, Haapsalu Castle, &more), Rakvere (Tarvas Sculpture, Aqva Hotel & Spa Water Park and Sauna Complex, &more) and Jagala Waterfall (in Koogi). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, make a trip to Toompea Hill, and see the interesting displays at Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta).

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tallinn trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Tallinn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Haapsalu, Rakvere, Jagala Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Long Street (Pikk tanav) ©
Long Street (Pikk tanav)
Viewing Point Kohtuotsa ©
Viewing Point Kohtuotsa

4
nights
Riga, Latvia

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rundāle Palace and Pilsetas kanals. The adventure continues: walk around Dzintari Forest Park, get your game on at OldTown Archery Riga, see the interesting displays at Jewish Museum / Museum Jews in Latvia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga day trip planning site.

Getting from Tallinn to Riga by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Riga, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Riga

Tours Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Rundāle Palace, Dzintari Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park

3
nights
Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas ©
Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town Kaunas and Pazaislis Monastery. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Gertrude's Church, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and test your team's savvy at Beglys.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Kaunas online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Riga to Kaunas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Kaunas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas
Pazaislis Monastery ©
Pazaislis Monastery

4
nights
Vilnius, 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Church of St. Theresa. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, take in panoramic vistas at Bell Tower of Vilnius Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Bernardine Gardens, and take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vilnius travel route planner.

Drive from Kaunas to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vilnius are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bialystok.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Hill of Three Crosses ©
Hill of Three Crosses
Bernardine Gardens ©
Bernardine Gardens

2
nights
Bialystok, Poland

Bialystok ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): engage your brain at Museum of the Printing and Paper Industry, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of the Annunciation, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, Tykocin (Kosciol Swietej Trojcy), thendon't miss a visit to Stefan Czarniecki Monument, thenmake a trip to Plac Czarnieckiego 10, and finally don't miss a visit to Czarniecki Square (Plac Czarnieckiego). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Park Miniatur Zabytkow Podlasia, delve into the lush surroundings at Bialowieza Forest, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bialystok trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Bialystok takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Vilnius to Bialystok, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Warsaw.

Things to do in Bialystok

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tykocin, Suprasl, Hajnowka, Bialowieza Forest
Highlights from your plan
Bialowieza Forest ©
Bialowieza Forest
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church ©
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church

5
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Warsaw University Library and Krakowskie Przedmiescie. The adventure continues: get your game on at Room Escape Warszawa, steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and make a trip to Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski).

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw day trip planner.

You can drive from Bialystok to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bialystok to Warsaw is minus 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Warsaw University Library ©
Warsaw University Library
Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa

3
nights
Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rynok Square and Chapel of the Boim Family. The adventure continues: visit Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, examine the collection at Insomnia - The Haunted House, and browse the exhibits of Lychakiv Cemetery.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lviv road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Lviv takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In August in Lviv, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chisinau.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Chisinau, Moldova

Chisinau ©
Chișinău Etymology and namesThe origin of the city's name is unclear, but in one version, the name comes from the archaic Romanian word chișla (meaning "spring", "source of water") and nouă ("new"), because it was built around a small spring, at the corner of Pușkin and Albișoara streets.The other version, formulated by Ștefan Ciobanu, Romanian historian and academician, holds that the name was formed the same way as the name of Chișineu (alternative spelling: Chișinău) in Western Romania, near the border with Hungary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dendrarium Park and Stefan cel Mare Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Chisinau: Tighina Military Cemetery (in Bender), Tiraspol (Eternal Flame & Mig-19 Monument) and Capriana Monastery (in Capriana). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Cricova Winery, appreciate the history behind Sculpture of Lovers, pause for some serene contemplation at The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dormition of the Theotokos.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chisinau journey builder.

Getting from Lviv to Chisinau by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chisinau

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Tiraspol, Capriana Monastery, Tighina Military Cemetery, Hancu Monastery, Cricova Winery
Highlights from your plan
Capriana Monastery ©
Capriana Monastery
Dendrarium Park ©
Dendrarium Park
Cricova Winery ©
Cricova Winery

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