30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Molde, Norway
Drive + Fly:  15 h
1
Malmo, Sweden
— 1 day
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Kalmar, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Koli National Park, Finland
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  9 h 30 min
7
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  8 h 15 min
9
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
10
Oslo, Norway
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Molde, Norway

1
day
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Allhelgonakyrkan, snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Malmohus castle, admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso, then don't miss a visit to Stortorget, and finally get your game on at Teamtastic Malmo.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Malmo trip builder tool.

Molde, Norway to Malmo is an approximately 15- hour combination of car and flight. In April in Malmo, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kalmar.

Things to do in Malmo

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Allhelgonakyrkan
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Malmohus castle ©
Malmohus castle
HSB Turning Torso ©
HSB Turning Torso
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge

3
nights
Kalmar, Sweden

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kalmar Castle and Vamoparken. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalmar: Karlskrona (The Kungsholm Fortress & Amiralitetskyrkan, Ulrica Pia), Transjo Hytte (in Kosta) and Glasrikets Algpark (in Nybro). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kalmar Konstmuseum, let the kids burn off some steam at Stadsparken, get curious at Bergdala Glastekniska Museum, and relax in the rural setting at Skalby 4H-gard.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kalmar trip site.

Take a train from Malmo to Kalmar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Kalmar sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Karlskrona, Transjo Hytte, Bergdala Glastekniska Museum, Glasrikets Algpark
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Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Vamoparken ©
Vamoparken

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Uppsala Domkyrka and Monteliusvagen. Venture out of the city with trips to Uppsala (Museum Gustavianum & Carolina Rediviva University Library) and Vasteras (Market Hall Slakteriet, Anundshog, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, and head outdoors with Riddarholmen.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stockholm travel route planning site.

Fly from Kalmar to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Vasteras, Uppsala
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Skansen ©
Skansen
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kansallisgalleria and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Vantaa to see Heureka about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Suomen Pankki.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour planner.

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. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Heureka
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Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

3
nights
Koli National Park, Finland

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ukko-Koli and Neitikoski Rapids. Venture out of the city with trips to Joensuu (Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, Joensuu Church, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, don't miss a visit to Paateri, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Helsinki in April, expect nights in Koli National Park to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Joensuu, Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

2
nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): have fun at Angry Birds Park, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tales from Iceland and Krysuvik. The adventure continues: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, try out the rides at Sundhollin Public Baths, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik road trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Reykjavik by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Rovaniemi to Reykjavik, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 0°C in Reykjavik. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Reykjanes Peninsula
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Mink Viking Portrait Studio ©
Mink Viking Portrait Studio
Tales from Iceland ©
Tales from Iceland
Helicopter Tours

1
night
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Geysir
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Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

1
night
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get a taste of the local shopping with Gunvor Handmade Illustration, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, then brush up on your military savvy at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the waterfront at Fish Market, then get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, then contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and finally go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bergen trip itinerary planning tool.

Do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight from Blaskogabyggd to Bergen in 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Blaskogabyggd to Bergen. In April, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter ©
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter
Stoltzekleiven ©
Stoltzekleiven

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sognsvann Lake and Ekebergparken. Venture out of the city with trips to Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum) (in Horten), Midtasen Sculpture Park (in Sandefjord) and Konventionsgarden (in Moss). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nordmarka, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, and hit the slopes at Tryvann Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bergen in April, Oslo is little chillier at night with lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), Midtasen Sculpture Park, Perfect Escape Ski, Konventionsgarden
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VR Games Zone ©
VR Games Zone
Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka

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