12 days in Norway, Sweden & Finland Itinerary

12 days in Norway, Sweden & Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Norway, Sweden & Finland Itinerary

Start: Tbilisi, Georgia
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Tbilisi, Georgia

2
nights
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Get a sense of the local culture at Norwegian Petroleum Museum and Stavanger Cathedral. Relax by the water at Sola Strand and Orre Beach. Explore Stavanger's surroundings by going to Vitengarden (in Bryne) and Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell and steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Stavanger travel planner .

Tbilisi, Georgia to Stavanger is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Georgia Time (GET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Tbilisi in September, expect Stavanger to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stavanger

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Orre Beach, Borestranden Beach, Vitengarden
Highlights from your plan
Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Bygdøy and Huk. Vigeland Museum and The Ibsen Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and explore the activities along Oslofjord.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Oslo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stavanger in September, plan for little chillier nights in Oslo, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bygdøy ©
Bygdøy
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vasa Museum and ABBA The Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Moderna Museet - Stockholm and Sodermalm. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, examine the collection at Skansen, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Stockholm trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

2
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, and finally kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip tool .

Getting from Stockholm to Helsinki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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