21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rostock, Germany
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15 h
1
Odense, Denmark
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Malmo, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Vyborg, Russia

1
night
Odense, Denmark

Odense ©
The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sct. Hans Church, Odense Castle, Odense Cathedral - Sct. Knuds Church, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Sct. Hans Church, steep yourself in history at Odense Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Odense Cathedral - Sct. Knuds Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sct. Albani Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankt Knuds Kirke.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Odense online holiday planner .

Rostock, Germany to Odense is an approximately 15-hour flight. In January, daytime highs in Odense are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Odense

Historic Sites
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Sct. Hans Church ©
Sct. Hans Church
Sct. Albani Church ©
Sct. Albani Church

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grabrodretorv, St. Alban's Church, Assistens Cemetery, and other attractions you added. On the 21st (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Fisketorvet - Copenhagen Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Frederiks Kirke (The Marble Church), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Alban's Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Grabrodretorv, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Saviour. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Copenhagen, then take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, then don't miss a visit to Stroeget, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Assistens Cemetery.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Odense to Copenhagen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Malmo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Stroeget ©
Stroeget
Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke) ©

2
nights
Malmo, Sweden

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spas & Wellness, Ribersborgsstranden, Malmo Mosque, and other attractions you added. On the 23rd (Wed), stroll through Ribersborgsstranden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malmo Mosque, take in the views from Oresund Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lund Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Stortorget. On your second day here, gain insight with Malmo Walking Tours, then take a stroll through Sodergatan Street, then make a trip to Little Square, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Malmo trip maker site .

You can drive from Copenhagen to Malmo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lund Cathedral
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Ribersborgsstranden ©
Ribersborgsstranden
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral
Malmo Mosque ©
Malmo Mosque

3
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
You've added Haga kyrka, Saluhallen, Scandinavium, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tjoloholms Castle and Skansen Kronan. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gothenburg trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from Malmo to Gothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Malmo in January, Gothenburg is little chillier at night with lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Tjoloholms Castle
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Tjoloholms Castle ©
Tjoloholms Castle
Skansen Kronan ©
Skansen Kronan
Haga ©
Haga

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gronland Church, The Trinity Church, OURWAY Tours in Oslo, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Nobel Peace Center and Ostbanehallen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Grunerlokka. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum and take a stroll through Karl Johans gate.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oslo road trip planning app .

Fly from Gothenburg to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Gothenburg, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Astrup Fearnley Museet ©
Astrup Fearnley Museet

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Uppsala Domkyrka, Katarina Kyrka, Stockholm Ghost Walk, and other attractions. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monteliusvagen and Stortorget. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Palace and Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde. When in Stockholm, make a side trip to see Botanical Gardens in Uppsala, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stockholm Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Stockholm City Hall, see the interesting displays at Fotografiska, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church).

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Oslo in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Stockholm, with highs around 1°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Uppsala, Drottningholm Palace
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Riddarholmen Church ©
Riddarholmen Church
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Paavalin Church (Paavalin Kirkko), Johannes Church, Cathedral of St Henry, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Katajanokka and Ullanlinna. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church and learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Helsinki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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