16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Kiruna, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and Albertina. Visit Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna for their historical value. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), tour the pleasant surroundings at Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Vienna is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Vienna is 5 hours. In December, Vienna is colder than San Juan - with highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, and finally examine the collection at Den Kongelige Afstobningssamling. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, then explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, then admire the striking features of Amalienborg, and finally see the interesting displays at Stevns Klint.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen sightseeing planner.

Fly from Vienna to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Side Trip

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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

2
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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Stockholm Old Town, then see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Magasin III Museum for Contemporary Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Skansen, then take an in-depth tour of Royal Armory, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm vacation planner.

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in December, with highs in Stockholm at 38°F and lows at 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Kiruna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
nights
Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård and Aurora Sky Station. Step out of the city life by going to Abisko National Park and Tornetrask. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Kiruna Kyrka, make a trip to Kiruna Stadshuset, see the interesting displays at Sami Siida - Markanbaiki, and go deep underground at LKAB's Visitor Centre.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kiruna tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Stockholm to Kiruna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Stockholm, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Kiruna, ranging from highs of 15°F to lows of 1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Kiruna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård ©
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård
Tornetrask ©
Tornetrask

2
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Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©

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 5th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum and then steep yourself in history at 22 July Centre.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Oslo holiday planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kiruna to Oslo. When traveling from Kiruna in January, plan for warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 42°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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