54 days in Europe Itinerary

54 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Dunkirk, France
— 3 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
4
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
6
Hannover, Germany
— 3 nights
7
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
9
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
10
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
11
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
12
Oulu, Finland
— 2 nights
13
Arvidsjaur, Sweden
— 3 nights
14
Bodo, Norway
— 2 nights
15
Trondheim, Norway
— 3 nights
16
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
17
Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights

3
nights
Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk ©
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Get out of town with these interesting Dunkirk side-trips: Calais Wine Superstore (in Calais), Boulogne-sur-Mer (Nausicaa & Promenade des Remparts) and Le Touquet Beach (in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee Portuaire, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Malo-les-Bains, and appreciate the history behind Monument a Georges Guynemer.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dunkirk day trip website.

Cambridge, UK to Dunkirk is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Cambridge to Dunkirk, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Dunkirk can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Dunkirk

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais Wine Superstore, Le Touquet Beach
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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Le Touquet Beach ©
Le Touquet Beach
Nausicaa ©
Nausicaa

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Minnewater Lake, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, make a trip to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brussels online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Dunkirk to Brussels takes 2 hours. In August in Brussels, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

3
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Wurzburg (Vierroehrenbrunnen, Alte Mainbruecke, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, contemplate the long history of Goethe House, admire the striking features of Romer, and make a trip to Main Tower.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt day trip planning site.

You can drive from Brussels to Frankfurt in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect nights in Frankfurt to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Alte Mainbruecke ©
Alte Mainbruecke

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, thensnap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, and finally examine the collection at Chocolate Museum. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Koelner Zoo, make a trip to KolnTriangle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Andreas Kirche, and finally examine the collection at Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cologne trip builder site.

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Cologne sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
KolnTriangle ©
KolnTriangle

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and stop by The Jordaan.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hannover.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Hannover is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Herrenhaeuser Garten, steep yourself in history at Aegidienkirche, contemplate the waterfront views at Maschsee, and pause for some photo ops at Luther statue.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hannover holiday planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Hannover by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September in Hannover, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hamburg.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Herrenhaeuser Garten ©
Herrenhaeuser Garten
The New Town Hall ©
The New Town Hall
Maschsee ©
Maschsee

3
nights
Hamburg, Germany

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip builder tool.

Getting from Hannover to Hamburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

3
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, wander the streets of Christiania, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen visit planning app.

You can fly from Hamburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Stroeget ©
Stroeget
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

3
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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 12th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Riddarholmen Church, thenexamine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and finally examine the collection at Skansen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, head outdoors with Riddarholmen, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, thenhave fun and explore at Junibacken, and finally get in on the family fun at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Stockholm are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Stockholm City Hall ©
Stockholm City Hall

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenadmire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then don't miss a visit to Palace Square. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Yelagin Island, thensee the interesting displays at Russian Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to St. Petersburg is 1 hour. September in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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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

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Oulu, Finland

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll around Hupisaaret Park, admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, thentake in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, thenkick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Tietomaa, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, thenpause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Oulu road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from St. Petersburg to Oulu. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Oulu. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in September: highs in Oulu hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Arvidsjaur.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

3
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Arvidsjaur, Sweden

Arvidsjaur ©
Arvidsjaur is a locality and the seat of Arvidsjaur Municipality in Norrbotten County, province of Lapland, Sweden with 4,635 inhabitants in 2010.Arvidsjaur is a center for the European car industry. Get out of town with these interesting Arvidsjaur side-trips: Storforsens Naturreservat (in Alvsbyn), Flarken Adventure (in Flarken) and Storforsen (in Vidsel). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hembygtsmuseet Gamla Prastgarden and make a trip to The Sami Town.

You can plan Arvidsjaur trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Oulu to Arvidsjaur in 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oulu to Arvidsjaur. In September, daytime highs in Arvidsjaur are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 24th (Sat), you'll travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Arvidsjaur

Outdoors Nature Museums

Side Trips

Storforsens Naturreservat, Flarken Adventure, Storforsen
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Storforsen ©
Storforsen
Storforsens Naturreservat ©
Storforsens Naturreservat
Flarken Adventure ©
Flarken Adventure

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Bodo, Norway

On the 25th (Sun), make a trip to Saltstraumen, get your game on at Newton Flight Academy, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Mjelle, and finally take some stellar pictures from Turisthytta Bodo. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, examine the collection at Bodo Domkirke, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bodo route planning website.

Getting from Arvidsjaur to Bodo by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Arvidsjaur in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Bodo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bodo

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum

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nights
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Trondheim is known for historic sites, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Nidaros Cathedral, examine the collection at Rockheim, take in the spiritual surroundings of Munkholmen batteri, and snap pictures at Old Town Bridge.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Trondheim route planner.

Traveling by flight from Bodo to Trondheim takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Trondheim are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Trondheim

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Bakklandet ©
Bakklandet
The Armoury Rustkammeret ©
The Armoury Rustkammeret

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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.
Bergen is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and view the masterpieces at Gunvor Handmade Illustration.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen vacation planner.

You can fly from Trondheim to Bergen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Trondheim in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Bergen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen

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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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, stroll around Vigeland Park, and examine the collection at Fram Museum.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo online visit planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bergen in October since evenings lows in Oslo dip to °F. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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