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How many days for Iceland’s Ring Road

Before commencing your drive around Iceland, plan at least one full day in Reykjavik and don’t miss the experience of bathing in the Blue Lagoon! You can begin your drive either in a clockwise or anti-clockwise direction, but the best intro to the countryside would have to be the ‘Golden Circle’. Allow a minimum of one week to drive all the way around the country on this famous and incredibly scenic route.

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Berlin - Reichstag
How long to spend in Berlin

One of Europe’s largest cities with so much history and many stories to be told. Start by checking out the incredible architecture of the Reichstag dome, not far away from the iconic Brandenburg Gate. Learn all about the Berlin Wall and the previous division of the city at Checkpoint Charlie. Preserved parts of the Wall can be seen all around, but is best seen at the East Side Gallery.

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Prague - Old Town Square
How many days in Prague

You’ve heard all the hype: ‘The most beautiful city in Europe’, ‘You could never run out of things to do’ etc. Beautiful – yes. Large – no. Prague is a compact capital, incredibly popular with tourists but with a relatively modest number of ‘key’ sights, making it easily manageable for a weekend break and best appreciated on foot.

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How long to spend in Bruges

They call it ‘The Venice of the North’ due to it’s canals, beauty, and perhaps it’s popularity with tourists too! All with good reason though. Bruges is a gorgeous and compact medieval town, so compact that most travellers will be able to cover all of the main sights in a single day. For those with more time, there are still many museums and Belgian chocolate shops left to explore.

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Houses in the old town
How many days in Bergen

A day in a city: Bergen is known as the gateway for exploring the majestic scenery and fjords of Western Norway, so it’s possible that you won’t want to linger in town too long before venturing further afield into the surrounding landscape. No matter what type of traveller you consider yourself, one day in Bergen should be all you need to get a feel for the city.

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How many days in Oslo

Begin on the waterfront at the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet House, which is gradually becoming the new icon of Oslo. Just a short walk away is the Akershus Fortress, with excellent views of the city and the Oslo Fjord. You won’t miss the seemingly out-of-place City Hall nearby. Then head towards Karl Johan’s Gate, the city’s main strip where many sights are strategically located along.

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Ever wondered how long you need to spend in a particular city or place? You can spend hours crawling the web trying to find a well informed answer.

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