15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Oslo, Norway
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
5
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
6
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
7
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Oslo, Norway

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the activities along Delsjon, see the interesting displays at Aeroseum, identify plant and animal life at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat, then pause for some serene contemplation at Oscar Fredriks Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, step off the mainland to explore Stora Amundon, contemplate the long history of Nya Älvsborg Castle, then experience the excitement of Teamtastic Goteborg, and finally have fun and explore at Universeum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gothenburg day trip website.

Oslo, Norway to Gothenburg is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Gothenburg when traveling from Oslo in April, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Stora Amundon ©
Stora Amundon
Delsjon ©
Delsjon
Aeroseum ©
Aeroseum

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.
On the 4th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, then see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bygdøy. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Frogner Park, walk around Vigeland Park, get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, then explore the world behind art at Astrup Fearnley Museet, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Aker Brygge.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oslo road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Oslo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Gothenburg in April since evenings lows in Oslo dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Bygdøy ©
Bygdøy
Astrup Fearnley Museet ©
Astrup Fearnley Museet

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Stockholm City Hall, stroll around Kungstradgarden Park, have fun and explore at Junibacken, then examine the collection at Skansen, and finally examine the collection at ABBA The Museum. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Riddarholmen, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, then get engrossed in the history at Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), then admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Monteliusvagen ©
Monteliusvagen

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, and finally admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip website.

Getting from Stockholm to Helsinki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip app.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tromso.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage. On the next day, snap pictures at Tromso Bridge, take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, and then admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tromso online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Tromso in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Rovaniemi to Tromso, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Tromso sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
Tromso Bridge ©
Tromso Bridge

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 13th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, take in the natural beauty of Krysuvik, explore the striking landscape at Geothermal area krysuvik, explore the activities along Kleifarvatn, then sample the fine beverages at Eimverk Distillery, and finally get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, try out the rides at Sundhollin Public Baths, see the interesting displays at Tales from Iceland, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and finally enjoy the sea views from Grotta Lighthouse.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Tromso to Reykjavik in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tromso to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Reykjanes Peninsula
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Mink Viking Portrait Studio ©
Mink Viking Portrait Studio
Tales from Iceland ©
Tales from Iceland
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

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