15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  6​h
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary maker website .

Manchester, UK to Reykjavik is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Manchester in July, with highs in Reykjavik at 17°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

2
nights
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.
Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Det Kongelige Slott will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vigeland Museum and Viking Ship Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, examine the collection at Munch Museum, ponder the world of politics at Rådhuset, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oslo driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Oslo in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Reykjavik in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vasa Museum and Skansen. Stockholm Old Town and Riddarholmen Church will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace, head off the coast to Sandhamn, see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, and take a stroll through Sodermalm.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Stockholm trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

1
night
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 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki journey tool .

Getting from Stockholm to Helsinki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

4
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.
Nyhavn and Rosenborg Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Kastellet and Christiansborg Slot are in your itinerary. When in Copenhagen, make a side trip to see Kronborg in Helsingoer, approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens, steep yourself in history at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, take a stroll through Stroeget, and admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip maker website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. July in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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