18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
3
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
4
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
5
Kristiansand, Norway
— 2 nights
6
Svaneke, Denmark
— 1 night
7
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights

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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 12th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenview the masterpieces at Galerie Forsblom, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the exciting artwork at Okra, thenmake a trip to Old Market Hall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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Hyderabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in May, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo ©
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Skansen, examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Fotografiska Stockholm, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ostermalm Saluhall, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, thenexplore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally visit Stockholm Old Town.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Stockholm in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Stockholm are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

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Tromso, Norway

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum and Macks Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri). There's lots more to do: stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs, shop like a local with Lone Slydahl, view the masterpieces at Galleri Nord, and examine the collection at The Polar Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tromso journey planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Tromso in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Stockholm in May, with highs in Tromso at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum ©
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, thenfind something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. On your second day here, stop by Norrona Concept Store Strommen, thentake in the exciting artwork at Galleri Kampen, thentake an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo day trip website.

Fly from Tromso to Oslo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Tromso in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Norrona Concept Store Strommen
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Pyramidehuset Art Gallery - Birte Lohne, take in the exciting artwork at Tegnebua & Galleri Geitodden, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Knapstad, thentake in the exciting artwork at Agder Kunstsenter, thenview the masterpieces at Galleri Bi-Z, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kristiansand Kunsthall. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Annas Rom, take in the exciting artwork at Kulturfabrikken, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sjosanden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kristiansand trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Kristiansand takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Kristiansand 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 Svaneke.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mandal, Annas Rom
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Galleri Knapstad ©
Galleri Knapstad
Sjosanden ©
Sjosanden
Kulturfabrikken ©
Kulturfabrikken

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Svaneke, Denmark

Svaneke ©
Svaneke is a small town on the eastern coast of the Baltic island of Bornholm, Denmark.It is Denmark's easternmost and until few years ago the smallest and now the second smallest chartered town with a population of 1,059 as of 1 January 2014. On the 23rd (Thu), kick back and relax at Balka Beach, thenview the masterpieces at Lilli's Glass Design, thenview the masterpieces at Bente Hammer, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Baltic Sea Glass. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Dueodde Beach, identify plant and animal life at Strandmarken Dueodde, shop like a local with Jans Keramik, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Aa Kirke, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art Box.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kristiansand to Svaneke. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Svaneke

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Nexoe, Roenne, Dueodde Beach, Balka Beach, Baltic Sea Glass
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Dueodde Beach ©
Dueodde Beach
Balka Beach ©
Balka Beach
Strandmarken Dueodde ©
Strandmarken Dueodde

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nyhavn and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Step off the beaten path and head to Torvehallerne and The Workers Museum. Step out of Copenhagen with an excursion to Kronborg in Helsingoer--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, don't miss a visit to Our Saviour's Church, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and wander the streets of Stroeget.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Svaneke to Copenhagen with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kronborg
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Stroeget ©
Stroeget
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

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