15 days in Iceland, Norway & Sweden Itinerary

15 days in Iceland, Norway & Sweden Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
2
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
3
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
5
Abisko, Sweden
— 2 nights
6
Alta, Norway
— 1 night
7
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights

2
nights
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): make a trip to Dyrhólaey, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, and finally get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and then see True Adventure.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vik vacation app.

Toronto, Canada to Vik is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Vik, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Vik is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 4°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Icelandic Lava Show ©
Icelandic Lava Show
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Horseback Riding Tours and 4X4 Adventures Iceland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aurora Reykjavik and National Museum of Iceland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and see the interesting displays at The Icelandic Punk Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vik in January, Reykjavik is little chillier at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Grindavik, Thingvellir National Park, Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Aurora Reykjavik ©
Aurora Reykjavik

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 31st (Sun): stroll around Frogner Park, get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, then examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, then explore the world behind art at Astrup Fearnley Museet, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), then admire the landmark architecture of Ostbanehallen, and then examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum).

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Oslo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Oslo takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Oslo is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oslo when traveling from Reykjavik in January, with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Astrup Fearnley Museet ©
Astrup Fearnley Museet
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Skansen, then see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, and then see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Swedish History Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in February, expect nights in Stockholm to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are little chillier, around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
Abisko, Sweden

Abisko ©
Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Lights Over Lapland and then look and learn at Aurora Sky Station.

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Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Abisko takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Abisko

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland
Aurora Sky Station ©
Aurora Sky Station

1
night
Alta, Norway

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Alta itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Abisko to Alta takes 8 hours. Traveling from Abisko in February, things will get a bit cooler in Alta: highs are around -3°C and lows about -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Alta

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alta Canyon ©
Alta Canyon

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tromso online travel route planner.

Getting from Alta to Tromso by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tromso when traveling from Alta in February, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum ©
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum

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