15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Turku, Finland
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mariehamn, Finland
Drive
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Train
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
Train
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Train
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Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Train to Bremen, Drive to Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train
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Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
— 1 night
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Turku, Finland

— 2 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Martinkirkko, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku route planning site.

Lahti to Turku is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll set off for Mariehamn on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:

Mariehamn, Finland

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): walk around Lilla holmen and then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Mariehamn

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

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Medeltidsmuseet, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally take an in-depth tour of Royal Armory. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church), examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Riddarholmen Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, and finally admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm planner.

You can drive from Mariehamn to Stockholm in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 1 night

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
On the 19th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vasa Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Masthuggskyrkan, then contemplate the long history of Skansen Kronan, and finally make a trip to Kvarnbyn.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Stockholm to Gothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, explore the world behind art at The Hirschsprung Collection (Den Hirschsprungske Samling), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Assistens Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn and then take a stroll through Stroeget.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen road trip website.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Hamburg, Germany

— 1 night

Gateway to the World

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 22nd (Tue), see the interesting displays at U-Bootmuseum, wander the streets of HafenCity, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg. On the next day, steep yourself in history at St Nikolai Memorial, see the interesting displays at CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ, and then see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hamburg journey builder website.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, then see the interesting displays at Micropia, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 26th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Train World, then contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then contemplate the long history of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Atomium, explore the galleries of Fort Breendonk, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels journey builder tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Louvain-la-Neuve.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

— 1 night
Louvain-la-Neuve is a planned city in the municipality of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, situated 30 km southeast of Brussels, in the French-speaking part of the country. On the 28th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Wellington Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Memorial Waterloo 1815.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Louvain-la-Neuve road trip planning site.

Drive from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Louvain-la-Neuve are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Louvain-la-Neuve

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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