16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights

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Tromso, Norway — 2 nights

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.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Polar Museum, view the masterpieces at Lone Slydahl, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Polaria, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Tromso day trip planning site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Tromsø Airport. In October in Tromso, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Helsinki.
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Helsinki, Finland — 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tromso to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to fly to St. Petersburg.
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St. Petersburg, Russia — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Peter and Paul Fortress, and steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg road trip app.

You can fly from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. November in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Moscow.
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Moscow, Russia — 3 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Red Square, don't miss a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, walk around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), and see the interesting displays at Bulgakov's House Museum-Theater.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Moscow trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Moscow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November in Moscow, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Warsaw.
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Warsaw, Poland — 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and then admire the masterpieces at The National Museum in Warsaw. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny).

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw online road trip planner.

You can fly from Moscow to Warsaw in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Moscow to Warsaw, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in November; daily highs in Warsaw reach 7°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and Maria van Jessekerk (in Delft). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Fly from Warsaw to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Warsaw in November, you will find days in Amsterdam are somewhat warmer (12°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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