53 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

53 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Athens, Greece
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Vienna, Austria
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Berlin, Germany
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Warsaw, Poland
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Helsinki, Finland
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Oslo, Norway
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Longyearbyen, Norway
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Tokyo, Japan
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 1 night

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and then admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik sightseeing app.

Vancouver, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vancouver in May: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Dublin.
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Find places to stay May 1 — 2:

Dublin, Ireland — 1 night

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 3rd (Wed), take a stroll through Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, then walk around St Stephens Green, and finally admire the striking features of Trinity College Dublin.

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

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Dublin takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Reykjavik in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Belfast.
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Find places to stay May 2 — 3:

Belfast, United Kingdom — 1 night

A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Belfast Botanical Gardens, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Belfast trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to fly to Edinburgh.
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Find places to stay May 3 — 4:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Keukenhof in Lisse (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

Paris, France — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Marseille.
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Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

Marseille, France — 2 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, and finally take a stroll through The Panier.

Make your Marseille itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Paris to Marseille in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: highs in Marseille hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.
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Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 13th (Sat), stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Geneva.
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Find places to stay May 12 — 14:

Geneva, Switzerland — 2 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 15th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, get great views at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

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

You can fly from Madrid to Geneva in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Madrid in May; daily highs in Geneva reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Find places to stay May 14 — 16:

Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally appreciate the history behind La Pieta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

Discover how to plan a Rome trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Geneva to Rome in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Geneva in May, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.
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Find places to stay May 16 — 18:

Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Florence journey planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Find places to stay May 18 — 20:

Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 21st (Sun), snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally have fun and explore at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

Ljubljana, Slovenia — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle. On the next day, admire the striking features of Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Plan a Ljubljana trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Venice to Ljubljana by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Venice in May since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to fly to Istanbul.
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Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

Istanbul, Turkey — 2 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ljubljana to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Istanbul. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Ljubljana in May, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can fly to Athens.
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Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

Athens, Greece — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Garden. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Athens by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Athens is minus 1 hour. In May, Athens is somewhat warmer than Istanbul - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vienna.
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Find places to stay May 26 — 28:

Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

City of Dreams

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and examine the collection at Hofburg.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna sightseeing website.

Getting from Athens to Vienna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in May: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bratislava.
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Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:

Bratislava, Slovakia — 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Fountain of peace, take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth. On the next day, make a trip to Slavin War Memorial, wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, then steep yourself in history at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then appreciate the history behind Cumil, and finally make a trip to Michalska Brana.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bratislava tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.
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Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:

Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel svatého Jiljí. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, then let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Prague attractions planning website.

You can drive from Bratislava to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Bratislava in June, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Berlin.
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Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:

Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

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.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Berlin travel route planner.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can fly to Warsaw.
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Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

Warsaw, Poland — 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to fly to Helsinki.
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Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:

Helsinki, Finland — 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 10th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Helsinki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Warsaw to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in June, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Stockholm.
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Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, then examine the collection at Skansen, then contemplate the long history of Drottningholm Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, then take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and finally walk around Kungstradgarden Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stockholm visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Stockholm by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Oslo.
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Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

Oslo, Norway — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Oslo online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Longyearbyen.
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Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:

Longyearbyen, Norway — 1 night

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stop by Arctica, see the interesting displays at Svalbard Museum, and then see the interesting displays at North Pole Expedition Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Longyearbyen online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Oslo to Longyearbyen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Oslo in June, you will find days in Longyearbyen are colder (6°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

Tokyo, Japan — 4 nights

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Change things up with a short trip to Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, stop by Akihabara, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tokyo visit planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Longyearbyen to Tokyo. Traveling from Longyearbyen to Tokyo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Tokyo is warmer than Longyearbyen - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Kyoto.
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Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:

Kyoto, Japan — 3 nights

The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Osaka to see Universal Studios Japan about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, get engrossed in the history at Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, and make a trip to Nishiki Market Shopping District.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:

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