12 days in Norway, Copenhagen & Gothenburg Itinerary

12 days in Norway, Copenhagen & Gothenburg Itinerary

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12 days in Norway, Copenhagen & Gothenburg Itinerary

Start: Boston, United States
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
3
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Boston, United States

3
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.
Let the collections at National Museum of Denmark and National Gallery of Denmark capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Amager Strandpark and Jaegerborg Dyrehave. There's lots more to do: stop by Nyhavn, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, wander the streets of Stroeget, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke).

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip planner .

Boston, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Copenhagen is 6 hours. In April in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 38°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jaegerborg Dyrehave
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

2
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Goteborgs Konsthall and then examine the collection at Aeroseum. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat, pause for some serene contemplation at Oscar Fredriks Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vasa Church.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Copenhagen to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Gothenburg are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for Oslo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kvarnbyn
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Oscar Fredriks Church ©
Oscar Fredriks Church
Aeroseum ©
Aeroseum
Haga ©
Haga

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum). On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at 22 July Centre, then ski along the peaceful trails at Nordmarka, then admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and finally examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum.

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Getting from Gothenburg to Oslo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gothenburg in April since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 29°F. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

2
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, view the masterpieces at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, and then see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

Plan my day in Bergen using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Oslo to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bergen, with lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Outdoors
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KODE Art Museums of Bergen ©
KODE Art Museums of Bergen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

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