26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
2
Kaliningrad, Russia
— 1 night
3
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
4
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
6
Lappeenranta, Finland
— 1 night
7
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
8
Nokia, Finland
— 1 night
9
Pello, Finland
— 1 night
10
Hammerfest, Norway
— 1 night
11
Nordkapp Municipality, Norway
— 2 nights
12
Leknes, Norway
— 1 night
13
Reine, Norway
— 2 nights

5
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, take an in-depth tour of Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, and brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Warsaw online holiday planner.

Oberkotzau, Germany to Warsaw is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In May in Warsaw, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Walking tours

1
night
Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): engage your brain at Museum of the World Ocean and then examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kaliningrad online trip builder.

Getting from Warsaw to Kaliningrad by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Kaliningrad. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Museum of the World Ocean ©
Museum of the World Ocean

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): look for gifts at Dzenis Amber, thentake a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), thenhunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and finally pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Jurmala Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and then don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Riga day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Kaliningrad to Riga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Riga sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, don't miss a visit to Toompea Hill, thensee the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and finally take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, thenstroll around Kadriorg Park, thentake in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church, and finally make a trip to Tallinna Raekoja Plats.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip planning site.

Fly from Riga to Tallinn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tallinn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
St. Olaf’s Church ©
St. Olaf’s Church
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

3
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Russian Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg day trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Tallinn to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

1
night
Lappeenranta, Finland

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta road trip site.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Lappeenranta by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Lappeenranta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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 14th (Sun): make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, thenadmire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online visit planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Nokia.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Nokia, Finland

Nokia ©
Nokia is a town and a municipality on the banks of the Nokianvirta River (Kokemäenjoki) in the region of Pirkanmaa, some 15km west of Tampere. On the 16th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Laukko Manor and then stop by Ideapark.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Nokia online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Nokia in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Nokia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pello.

Things to do in Nokia

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Laukko Manor, Ideapark
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Ideapark ©
Ideapark
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

1
night
Pello, Finland

Pello
Pello is a municipality of Finland.It is located approximately north of the Arctic Circle in the western part of the province of Lapland, and is part of the Lapland region. On the 17th (Wed), work some fitness into your day at Eeron Polku Trail and then contemplate the long history of Maupertuis Memorial.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pello trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nokia to Pello. In June, daytime highs in Pello are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hammerfest.

Things to do in Pello

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:

1
night
Hammerfest, Norway

Hammerfest ©
Hammerfest is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Salen Lookout, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Hammerfest Church, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Polar Bear Society.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hammerfest itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pello to Hammerfest in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Pello to Hammerfest, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Pello, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hammerfest, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Hammerfest

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The Polar Bear Society ©
The Polar Bear Society
Hammerfest Church ©
Hammerfest Church

2
nights
Nordkapp Municipality, Norway

Nordkapp Municipality ©
Some 200,000 visitors take a trip to Nordkapp Municipality every year, drawn by its two main attractions--North Cape and Knivskjellodden, considered by many the northernmost point of Europe.
On the 19th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Gallery - East of the Sun, and finally don't miss a visit to North Cape.

Find out how to plan Nordkapp Municipality trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Hammerfest to Nordkapp Municipality takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

North Cape, Kirkeporten in Skarsvag
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
North Cape ©
North Cape
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag ©
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag
The Gallery - East of the Sun ©
The Gallery - East of the Sun

1
night
Leknes, Norway

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Haukland Beach, and finally cruise along Uttakleiv Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Leknes trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Nordkapp Municipality to Leknes takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Reine.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lofoten Island, Flakstad Church
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach

2
nights
Reine, Norway

Reine ©
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reinebringen.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Reine trip planner.

Getting from Leknes to Reine by journey takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Reine can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reine

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Kvalvika Beach
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Norwegian Fishing Village Museum ©
Norwegian Fishing Village Museum

Similar Plans

59 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 59 days in Finland & Sweden BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM ITALY December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Lappeenranta BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Tallinn BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 52 days in Russia & Poland BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Riga BY A USER FROM NIGERIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans