31 days in Canada & Europe Itinerary

31 days in Canada & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Recife, Brazil
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
St. John's, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Gros Morne National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
3
Nuuk, Greenland
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Qaqortoq, Greenland
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Ilulissat, Greenland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
7
Akureyri, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
8
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
10
Vagar Island, Faroe Islands
— 2 nights
Helicopter:  45 min
11
Suduroy, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
Helicopter:  30 min
12
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Recife, Brazil

3
nights
St. John's, Canada

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Signal Hill and Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and East Coast Trail. Explore St. John's' surroundings by going to Running the Goat Books & Broadsides (in Tors Cove) and Bell Island (Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour & Bell Island Lighthouse). Next up on the itinerary: trek along North Head Trail, steep yourself in history at Ferryland, stroll through Quidi Vidi Lake, and visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Picnics.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St. John's trip planner.

Recife, Brazil to St. John's is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Newfoundland Standard Time (NST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In August, St. John's is slightly colder than Recife - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in St. John's

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ferryland, Bell Island, Running the Goat Books & Broadsides, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Gros Morne National Park, Canada

Gros Morne National Park ©
A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Take a break from the city and head to Gros Morne National Park and The Tablelands. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse and Woody Point Lighthouse. There's much more to do: trek along Gros Morne, observe the fascinating underwater world at Bonne Bay Marine Station, enjoy the sea views from Cow Head Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Shallow Bay Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Gros Morne National Park holiday maker website.

Getting from St. John's to Gros Morne National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Gros Morne National Park are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nuuk.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
The Tablelands ©
The Tablelands
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne

2
nights
Nuuk, Greenland

Nuuk ©
Home to a quarter of the nation's population, Nuuk represents the nation's cultural and economic center and holds the title as the world's smallest and northernmost capital.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Nuuk Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Prince Christian Sound, thensee the interesting displays at Greenland National Museum and Archives, thenexplore the world behind art at Nuuk Art Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Qornok. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and design of University of Greenland, have some family-friendly fun at Greenland Simulation Center, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Evigheds Fjords, and finally contemplate the long history of Hans Egedes hus.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Nuuk attractions planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gros Morne National Park to Nuuk. The time zone changes from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to West Greenland Standard Time (WGT), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in September, expect Nuuk to be slightly colder, temps between 7°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Qaqortoq.

Things to do in Nuuk

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Prince Christian Sound, Evigheds Fjords
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Evigheds Fjords ©
Evigheds Fjords
Greenland National Museum and Archives ©
Greenland National Museum and Archives
Nuuk Art Museum ©
Nuuk Art Museum

1
night
Qaqortoq, Greenland

Qaqortoq ©
Qaqortoq, formerly Julianehåb, is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland, located near Cape Thorvaldsen. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Hvalsey Church Ruins, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saviors Church, and then examine the collection at Qaqortoq Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Qaqortoq tour itinerary planning site.

Fly from Nuuk to Qaqortoq in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Qaqortoq can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ilulissat.

Things to do in Qaqortoq

Historic Sites Museums
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Hvalsey Church Ruins ©
Hvalsey Church Ruins
Qaqortoq Museum ©
Qaqortoq Museum

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nights
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat ©
Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. On the 9th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Ilulissat Art Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Ilulissat Icefjord, and then examine the collection at Ilulissat Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Jakobshavn Glacier, thentake in the pleasant sights at Sermermiut, and then stroll through Eqip Sermia Glacier.

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Traveling by flight from Qaqortoq to Ilulissat takes 7.5 hours. In September, Ilulissat is little chillier than Qaqortoq - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks Nature Museums
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Ilulissat Icefjord ©
Ilulissat Icefjord
Jakobshavn Glacier ©
Jakobshavn Glacier
Eqip Sermia Glacier ©
Eqip Sermia Glacier

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Thingvellir National Park and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Troll Waterfalls (in Borgarnes) and Kerið (in Selfoss). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik, and take an in-depth tour of Tales from Iceland.

For more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik tour planner.

You can fly from Ilulissat to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Ilulissat to Reykjavik. Traveling from Ilulissat in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Reykjavik: highs are around 13°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Troll Waterfalls, Ring Road, Kerið
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Get a sense of the local culture at Saurbaejarkirkja and The Old Farmhouse Laufas. Popular historic sites such as Akureyrarkirkja and Víðimýrarkirkja are in your itinerary. Step out of Akureyri with an excursion to Glaumbaer Museum in Varmahlid--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Akureyri day trip website.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Akureyri in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Varmahlid
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Hverir ©
Hverir

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Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, thenstroll through Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, thenget engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Kvernufoss, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Reynisfjall, and finally stroll through Black Sand Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Vik trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Vik takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Akureyri in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Vik. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

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night
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 20th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, thentake in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Vik to Blaskogabyggd in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Blaskogabyggd, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

Vagar Island ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Gasadalur Tunnel, admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Vestmanna Saga Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island online journey planner.

You can fly from Blaskogabyggd to Vagar Island in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. September in Vagar Island sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Suduroy.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vestmanna Saga Museum
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn
Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church

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Suduroy, Faroe Islands

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Famjin church and then take in the dramatic natural features at Basalt Cliffs.

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Traveling by combination of from Vagar Island to Suduroy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a combination of to Torshavn.

Things to do in Suduroy

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi
Famjin church ©
Famjin church

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Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Get outdoors at Cleft Of Gjogv and Vestmanna Bird Cliffs. Nolsoyar Viti and Torshavn Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Torshavn: Christianskirkjan (in Klaksvik), Funningur Church (in Funningur) and Gjaar Church (in Gjogv). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkjubour Cathedral, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Faroe Islands, get to know the fascinating history of Tinganes, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Olavskirkjan.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Torshavn itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of from Suduroy to Torshavn in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Streymoy, Kirkjubour, Gjogv, Nolsoyar Viti, Christianskirkjan
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Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan

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