10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 day
Drive
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Inari, Finland
— 1 night
Drive
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Gallivare, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive
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Abisko, Sweden
Drive
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Senja, Norway
Drive
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Alta, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
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Nordkapp Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
Fly
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Svolvaer, Norway
— 1 night
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Bus to Lufthavnveien kryss, Foot to Leknes, Fly to Tromso
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Tromso, Norway
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi, Finland

— 1 day

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi vacation planning website.

Shenyang, China to Rovaniemi is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inari.

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Inari, Finland

— 1 night
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 7th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then trek along Juutua Nature Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Inari online attractions planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July in Inari, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Gallivare.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Gallivare, Sweden

— 1 night
Gällivare is a locality and the seat of Gällivare Municipality in Norrbotten County, province of Lapland, Sweden with 8,449 inhabitants in 2010. On the 8th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muddus National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gallivare itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Inari to Gallivare in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. July in Gallivare sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Gallivare

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Abisko, Sweden

Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Abisko trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Gallivare to Abisko in 3 hours. Traveling from Gallivare in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Abisko. You'll set off for Senja on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Abisko

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
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Senja, Norway

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Senja online trip maker.

You can drive from Abisko to Senja in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Abisko in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Senja, with lows around 10°C. You will leave for Alta on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Senja

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Alta, Norway

— 1 night
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral and then get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre.

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Drive from Senja to Alta in 6.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites · Museums
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Nordkapp Municipality, Norway

— 1 night
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.
To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nordkapp Municipality day trip tool.

You can drive from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Alta in July, you will find days in Nordkapp Municipality are little chillier (14°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Museums
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Svolvaer, Norway

— 1 night
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
On the 12th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Svolvaer trip maker site.

Getting from Nordkapp Municipality to Svolvaer by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Nordkapp Municipality in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Svolvaer, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

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Tromso, Norway

— 1 night

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): meet the residents at Polaria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, and then look for gifts at Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tromso online day trip planner.

Getting from Svolvaer to Tromso by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

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