60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Drive to Edmonton International Airport, Fly to Bergen
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Bergen, Norway
— 4 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 7 nights
Fly
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 7 nights
Fly
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Kalmar, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly
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Hamburg, Germany
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 2 nights
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Wurzburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trier, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
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Bergen, Norway — 4 nights

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Appreciate the collections at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Get outdoors at Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, hunt for treasures at Fish Market, see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with KODE Art Museums of Bergen.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip planner.

Red Deer, Canada to Bergen is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Red Deer to Bergen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Red Deer in July, expect nights in Bergen to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway — 7 nights

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Norsk Folkemuseum and 22 July Centre will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vigeland Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, walk around Vigeland Park, steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Bergen, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can fly to Stockholm.
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Find places to stay Jul 6 — 13:

Stockholm, Sweden — 7 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Visit Royal Palace and Drottningholm Palace for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to ABBA The Museum and The Green Trails. Change things up with these side-trips from Stockholm: Uppsala (Gamla Uppsala & Botanical Gardens). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Strandvagen, head outdoors with Fjaderholmarna, and admire the landmark architecture of Stockholm City Hall.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Stockholm sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to fly to Kalmar.
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Kalmar, Sweden — 3 nights

Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Kalmar Castle and Stortorget will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Klackeberga Kyrka and Kalmar Cathedral. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Kalmar County Museum and tee off at Kalmar Golfbana.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Kalmar route website.

You can fly from Stockholm to Kalmar in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Kalmar, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gothenburg.
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Gothenburg, Sweden — 5 nights

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Universeum and Tjoloholms Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Haga and Skansen Kronan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gothenburg: Uddevalla (Strandpromenaden & Bohuslans Museum). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, kick back and relax at Saltholmen, take an in-depth tour of Molndals stadsmuseum, and admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

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You can drive from Kalmar to Gothenburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to fly to Hamburg.
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Hamburg, Germany — 4 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Speicherstadt and Heiligen-Geist-Hospital. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at International Maritime Museum and St. Petri zu Lubeck. When in Hamburg, make a side trip to see Willy Brandt House, Lubeck in Lubeck, approximately Lubeck away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland, and steep yourself in history at St Nikolai Memorial.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamburg trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Hamburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 5 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some historical perspective at Potsdam's Gardens and Sanssouci Palace. You'll explore and learn at Gemaldegalerie and Palace of Tears. Go for a jaunt from Berlin to Potsdam to see Neues Palais about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, get curious at German Museum of Technology, get a new perspective on nature at Museum fuer Naturkunde Berlin, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Berlin online trip planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Dresden.
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Dresden, Germany — 3 nights

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Dresden Zwinger and Gedenkstatte Bautzner Strasse. Museum-lovers will appreciate Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden Art Galleries) and Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Royal Porcelain Collection, explore the world behind art at Stadtmuseum Dresden, get to know the fascinating history of Canaletto Blick, and don't miss a visit to Bruehlsche Terrasse.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dresden online day trip planner.

Drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dresden are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 6 nights

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Popular historic sites such as Nymphenburg Palace and Andechs Monastery are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at BMW Welt and Schloss Schleissheim. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Dachau Palace (in Dachau), Ammersee (in Herrsching am Ammersee) and Starnberger See (in Starnberg). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, and explore the world behind art at Lenbachhaus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Munich online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Dresden to Munich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Munich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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Find places to stay Aug 9 — 15:

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany — 2 nights

Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 16th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm, fly down the slopes at Alpspitz, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollentalklamm. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Leutaschklamm / Geisterklamm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter und Paul, and then examine the collection at Geigenbaumuseum.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen attractions app.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Wurzburg.
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Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Wurzburg, Germany — 3 nights

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Altstadt and Spital Bastion are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Würzburg Residence and Neumuenster. Get out of town with these interesting Wurzburg side-trips: Rothenburg (Burgtor und Burg, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Marienkapelle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Museum fur Franken.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Wurzburg road trip planning website.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Wurzburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Wurzburg are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Trier.
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Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Trier, Germany — 1 night

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jesuitenkirche, then admire the striking features of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then make a trip to Hauptmarkt, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kornmarkt.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Trier online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Trier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Trier can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.
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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 8 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get a sense of the local culture at Rijksmuseum and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace). Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Madurodam, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more), Maria van Jessekerk (in Delft) and Utrecht (Canals area, Dom Tower, &more). There's lots more to do: stop by The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, take an in-depth tour of Zuiderzeemuseum, and examine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can drive from Trier to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 29:

Norway travel guide

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History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty 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.

Sweden travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas
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.

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.

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
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.