16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City, United States
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
3
Hirtshals, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City, United States

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Singel, Begijnhof, Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and other attractions. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Amsterdam tour planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Time (CET) is 8 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in April, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (56°F), and nights are about the same (40°F). You will leave for Copenhagen on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Keukenhof
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
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.
You've added Frederiksborg Castle, Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, Christiania, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle, and take a stroll through Stroeget.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen road trip planning app .

Getting from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hirtshals.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Frederiksborg Castle
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Stroeget ©
Stroeget

1
night
Hirtshals, Denmark

Hirtshals
Hirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe. You can plan Hirtshals trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Hirtshals in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Hirtshals are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oslo.

Things to do in Hirtshals

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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4
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.
You've added Frogner Park, Det Kongelige Slott, Rådhuset, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo journey planner.

Getting from Hirtshals to Oslo by car takes about 5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oslo when traveling from Hirtshals in April, with lows around 29°F. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Free Tour Oslo ©
Free Tour Oslo

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
You've now added Anglo Tourismo Boat and Walking Tours to your itinerary. On the 4th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy, take in the local highlights with Anglo Tourismo Boat and Walking Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), then examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad). On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Peterhof Grand Palace, stroll around Peterhof State Museum Preserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior on the Spilled Blood, then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum.

Plan trip to St. Petersburg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Oslo to St. Petersburg in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Oslo to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 45°F in St. Petersburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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