15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
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Tromso, Norway
— 1 night
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Helsinki, Finland

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stroll around Nuuksio National Park. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in Helsinki at 61°F and lows at 45°F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Copenhagen, Denmark

City of Beautiful Towers

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, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, don't miss a visit to Stroeget, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen route planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Copenhagen when traveling from Helsinki in September, with lows around 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Theme Parks
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Oslo, Norway

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oslo Handverksdestilleri and then admire the striking features of Stortinget. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), then explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and finally stop by Outland Oslo.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oslo route planning tool.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Oslo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in September, Oslo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks
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Tromso, Norway

Paris of the North

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.
On the 20th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, and then pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tromso day trip site.

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Oslo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tromso, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Historic Sites

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grindavik (Thermal Spas & 4X4 Adventures Iceland). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, admire all the interesting features of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik travel route website.

You can fly from Tromso to Reykjavik in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Tromso to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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