8 days in Europe

8 days in Europe

Jul 31  -  Aug 7, 2016
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8 days in Europe

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 1 day
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
train:  3​h
5
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Oslo, Norway

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Pergamonmuseum, then appreciate the history behind Berlin Wall Memorial, and then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Berlin travel guide.

Oslo, Norway to Berlin is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect Berlin to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take a stroll through Nyhavn, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), and then take in panoramic vistas at The Round Tower.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen travel guide.

Getting from Berlin to Copenhagen by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and car ferry. In August, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo travel guide.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Copenhagen to Oslo in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Copenhagen in August: high temperatures in Oslo hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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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.
On the 3rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Jelitkowo Beach, put a fun spin on your tour with Let Me Out, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church (Kosciol Mariacki).

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gdansk travel guide.

Explore your travel options from Oslo to Gdansk with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Jelitkowo Beach ©
Jelitkowo Beach
Let Me Out ©
Let Me Out
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
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 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kościół Akademicki św. Anny and then play a few rounds at Olympic Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw travel guide.

Traveling by train from Gdansk to Warsaw takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Warsaw

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
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Olympic Golf Club ©
Olympic Golf Club

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
On the 5th (Fri), stroll through Schönbrunn Zoo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Schoenbrunn Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Vienna travel guide.

You can fly from Warsaw to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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night
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): look for gifts at Prague Chocolate, contemplate the long history of Old Town Square, then make a trip to Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague travel guide.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Shopping
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Pražská Čokoláda - Nerudova ©
Pražská Čokoláda - Nerudova