20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Malmo, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  11​h
End: New York City, United States

3
nights
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.
Bergen is known for nature, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, and browse the collection at Film screenings at Bergen Public Library.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bergen itinerary maker.

New York City, USA to Bergen is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Bergen. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Bergen to be a bit cooler, temps between 42°F and 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

3
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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, nature, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, see the interesting displays at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, and browse the exhibits of Fram Polar Ship Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Oslo itinerary maker.

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bergen in December since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

4
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Skansen, step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, and get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm tour planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Oslo, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Stockholm, ranging from highs of 37°F to lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Malmo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Little Square, take in the views from Oresund Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Lunds domkyrka, and finally admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Malmo vacation trip planner.

Fly from Stockholm to Malmo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Malmo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lund Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
HSB Turning Torso ©
HSB Turning Torso

5
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.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: laugh and play at Tivoli Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Rosenborg Castle, take in the views from Oresund Bridge, and don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Malmo to Copenhagen by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, nature, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, don't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamburg Zoo, and get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamburg trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

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