17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Drive
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Ferry to Turun satama (Silja), Bus to Helsinki
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Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
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Drive to Hanko, Ferry to Paldiski, Drive to Riga
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Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Fly
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Drive to Bensheim

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Hamburg, Germany — 2 nights

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen, see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, and then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamburg vacation maker app.

Bensheim to Hamburg is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also drive. When traveling from Bensheim in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hamburg: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 2 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid and then admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, then explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Copenhagen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 3 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kids will enjoy Vasa Museum and Drottningholm Palace. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Skansen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, have fun and explore at Junibacken, and contemplate the long history of Riddarholmen Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm tour itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Helsinki.
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Helsinki, Finland — 2 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and enjoy breathtaking views from SkyWheel Helsinki.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Riga.
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Riga, Latvia — 1 night

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), then take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and finally make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Riga trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Riga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Vilnius.
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Vilnius, Lithuania — 2 nights

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
On the 4th (Thu), squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, then see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), and finally get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower.

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Getting from Riga to Vilnius by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Warsaw.
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Warsaw, Poland — 2 nights

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Attractions like Old Town and Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, see the interesting displays at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, and step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Warsaw trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Warsaw takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Warsaw are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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