60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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Vienna, Austria
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Oslo, Norway
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Krakow, Poland — 4 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Change things up with these side-trips from Krakow: Grota Lokietka (King's Lokietek Cave) (in Ojcow National Park) and Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau (in Oswiecim). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, and hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Krakow trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Krakow is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Krakow, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Krakow, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bratislava.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): make a trip to The Grassalkovich palace - Presidential palace, contemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), then make a trip to Michalska Brana, then pause for some photo ops at Cumil, and finally don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most), admire the landmark architecture of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Hviezdoslavovo Namestie.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava day trip planner.

You can drive from Krakow to Bratislava in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:

Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vienna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, adventure, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, race across the water with a speed boat tour, visit Old Town, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik day trip app.

Fly from Vienna to Dubrovnik in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vienna in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Dubrovnik, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Rigi & Lake Lucerne), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in June, with highs in Zurich at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc Guell, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip site.

You can fly from Zurich to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zurich in June since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 6 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, take a stroll through Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris vacation maker site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.
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Find places to stay Jun 23 — 29:

Brussels, Belgium — 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (The Markt, Groeningemuseum, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), make a trip to Grand Place, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and explore the galleries of Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brussels day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Hague (Japanese Garden, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more) and Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 5 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 5 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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, take in nature's colorful creations at Tivoli Gardens, ponder the design of Gefionspringvandet, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

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Fly from Berlin to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway — 4 nights

Tiger City

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, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Stortinget.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Oslo road trip planning website.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Oslo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Oslo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 4 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.
Stockholm is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Junibacken, get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, and admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Helsinki.
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Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning app.

You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:

Poland travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.
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Slovakia travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.
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Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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Croatia travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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Belgium travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.
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Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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Denmark travel guide

4.2
Historic Walking Areas · Gardens · Castles
Known for its old-fashioned charm, Denmark often is referenced as a fairy-tale setting by visitors and locals alike. With quaint cobblestone streets leading the way to art galleries, museums, and historical sights, plus a modern and easily accessible public transportation system, Denmark seamlessly blends its rich history with modern advancements. Be inspired by the works of local legends, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, the symphonies of Carli Nielsen, and the astronomy work of Tycho Brahe, then play a bit at amusement parks like Legoland. Visitors often find themselves developing "hygge," the untranslatable Danish trait that encapsulates a sense of coziness and contentment, which is thought to have a great deal of influence on Denmark's standing as one of the happiest nations on the planet.
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Norway travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.
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Sweden travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
Mother Svea
Once the land of the Vikings, Sweden today combines a long and fascinating history with a propensity for the very modern. The grand Romanesque churches that dot the countryside contrast with the clean, simple lines and partiality for organization the country is known for. With its reverence for the shy, reserved, and considerate, the nation exudes a sensation of being comfortable. Peek into the quiet lives from afar, gather around traditional "fika" coffee with loved ones, or dine on meatballs, herring, and potatoes. Immerse yourself in nature among the forests and trails so respected by their citizens, and take in the latest design and cultural offerings in this modest yet aesthetically savvy country.
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Finland travel guide

4.2
Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."
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