23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 1 night
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Minsk, Belarus
— 1 night
3
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
4
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
5
Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
6
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
8
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
9
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
10
Vagar Island, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
11
Nolsoy, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
12
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
13
Warsaw, Poland
— 7 nights

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 17th (Fri), look for gifts at Narodniy Dim Ukraine, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, thenview the masterpieces at Tsekh Art Gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) trip itinerary planner.

Chandigarh, India to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to Kyiv (Kiev) is minus 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kyiv (Kiev) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Gallery 12, view the masterpieces at Gallery Dom Kartin, buy something for everyone on your list at Zamok Mall, brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, thenget outside with Trinity Hill, and finally stop by Expobel Shopping Center.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Minsk tour planner.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Minsk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Minsk. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in July, you will find days in Minsk are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Minsk

Shopping Museums Outdoors
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Zamok Mall ©
Zamok Mall
Trinity Hill ©
Trinity Hill

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, thenshop like a local with Terra Recognita, and finally shop like a local with Vitrazo Manufaktura.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip site.

Getting from Minsk to Vilnius by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Minsk to Vilnius is minus 1 hour. In July in Vilnius, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church
Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika) ©
Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika)

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
On the 20th (Mon), head outdoors with Jurmala Beach, take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Doma Antikvariats.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Riga day trip website.

Getting from Vilnius to Riga by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Riga are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Doma Antikvariats ©
Doma Antikvariats

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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, make a trip to Toompea Hill, thenstop by Town Hall Pharmacy, and finally take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tallinn trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Riga to Tallinn takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tallinn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation builder website.

Fly from Tallinn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 23rd (Thu), paddle through the water with The Green Trails, admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Langholmen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, thenlearn about all things military at Royal Armory, thenhunt for treasures at Ostermalm Saluhall, and finally examine the collection at Skansen.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Stockholm takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Stockholm, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Skansen ©
Skansen
Drottningholm Palace ©
Drottningholm Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stop by Outland Oslo, get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Oslo travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Stockholm in July since evenings lows in Oslo dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Oslo

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

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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 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, steep yourself in history at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Galgaklettur. On your second day here, see Off-Road Tours, thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, and then stop by Alfagull.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Reykjavik takes 6 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oslo to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oslo in July: highs in Reykjavik hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Outdoors Spas

Side Trips

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

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Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

Vagar Island ©
On the 28th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island travel planner.

Fly from Reykjavik to Vagar Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Vagar Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Nolsoy.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Parks Nature
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn

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Nolsoy, Faroe Islands

Nolsoy
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Nolsoyar Viti.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nolsoy trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vagar Island to Nolsoy takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Nolsoy are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Nolsoy

Historic Sites
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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 30th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, shop like a local with Galeria Autorska Andrzeja Mleczki, thenshop like a local with Galleries Coco Art, thentake a stroll through Ulica Florianska, and finally examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Nolsoy to Krakow with the Route module. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Nolsoy, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Krakow, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) ©
Sukiennice (Cloth Hall)
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Head to Centrum Rzezby Polskiej w Oronsku and Manufakturafor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Change things up with these side-trips from Warsaw: Gallery of Steel Figures (in Pruszkow), Lodz (Reicher Synagogue & Piotrkowska Street) and Stone Circles in Odry (in Czersk). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, see the interesting displays at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw itinerary site.

Take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Warsaw are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lodz, Gallery of Steel Figures, Kampinoski Park Narodowy, Stone Circles in Odry, Centrum Rzezby Polskiej w Oronsku
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Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

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