40 days in Europe Itinerary

40 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
11
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Minneapolis, United States

1
day
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 10th (Wed), get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik online trip itinerary maker.

Minneapolis, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Minneapolis in June: highs in Reykjavik hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Bring the kids along to Vigeland Museum and Oslofjord. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), see the interesting displays at The Ibsen Museum, trek along Nordmarka, and take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oslo travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Oslo takes 6 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Oslo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in June, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslofjord ©
Oslofjord

5
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Attractions like Vasa Museum and Grona Lunds Tivoli make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Skansen, explore the galleries of Royal Palace, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, and explore the engaging exhibits at Junibacken.

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

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Attractions like Tivoli Gardens and The Little Mermaid make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and explore the galleries of Amalienborg.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen online trip builder.

You can fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

1
night
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get your game on at Room of Plenty, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, thenget in on the family fun at JUMPCITY Trampoline Park - Gdansk, thenmeet the residents at Oliwa Zoo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Stogi Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gdansk road trip planning site.

Fly from Copenhagen to Gdansk in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Gdansk

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Oliwa Zoo ©
Oliwa Zoo
Room of Plenty ©
Room of Plenty
Stogi Beach ©
Stogi Beach

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Family-friendly places like Brandenburg Gate and Pergamonmuseum will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin road trip website.

You can drive from Gdansk to Berlin in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Walking tours
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Attractions like English Garden and Marienplatz make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, admire the striking features of Frauenkirche, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June in Munich, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

5
nights
Nice, France

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lérins Islands and Plage Naturiste De La Batterie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens), River Rafting & Tubing (in Breil-sur-Roya) and Le Village des Fous (in Villeneuve-Loubet). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get your game on at SENSAS Nice, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Nice trip simple and quick.

Getting from Munich to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villeneuve-Loubet, Marineland, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie, Lérins Islands
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Marineland ©
Marineland
Le Village des Fous ©
Le Village des Fous

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Route des Cretes will thrill your kids. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Plage noire du Langoustier (in Hyeres), Plage du Pradeau (in Giens) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Cassis). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Oursinieres and have some family-friendly fun at Le Bois des Lutins.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Marseille day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Nice in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Marseille, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hyeres, Laser game Evolution, Le Bois des Lutins, Route des Cretes, Plage des Oursinieres
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Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris journey planner.

Getting from Marseille to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in July, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 79°F and lows about 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Change things up with a short trip to Madurodam in The Hague (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Amsterdam fast, fun, and easy.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Madurodam
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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