18 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

18 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kiruna, Sweden
— 1 night
2
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
3
Longyearbyen, Norway
— 2 nights
4
Trondheim, Norway
— 1 night
5
Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
6
Nore og Uvdal Municipality, Norway
— 1 day
7
Sandnes, Norway
— 3 nights

1
night
Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Kiruna Kyrka, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård, and then get outside with Ice Driving. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour in harmony with nature at Ofelas Icelandic horses & Guide Service and then trek along Midnattssolstigen.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kiruna vacation planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kiruna is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Kiruna. In April, Kiruna is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Kiruna

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård ©
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård
Kiruna Kyrka ©
Kiruna Kyrka
Ofelas Icelandic horses & Guide Service ©
Ofelas Icelandic horses & Guide Service

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Elverhoy Kirke and The Arctic Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Our Lady Catholic Church and Tromso Fjords. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tromso holiday planner.

Getting from Kiruna to Tromso by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Kiruna in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Tromso, with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Elverhoy Kirke ©
Elverhoy Kirke

2
nights
Longyearbyen, Norway

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Svalbard Kirke, examine the collection at Svalbard Museum, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Spitzbergen Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Magdalenefjord Svalbard, and then stop by Arctica.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Longyearbyen road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Longyearbyen takes 4 hours. Traveling from Tromso in April, expect Longyearbyen to be little chillier, temps between -7°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Magdalenefjord Svalbard
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke
Spitzbergen Outdoor Activities
Spitzbergen Outdoor Activities

1
night
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 17th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Logtun church, pause for some serene contemplation at Mariaklosteret, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vaernes Church, then steep yourself in history at Hegra Festning, and finally snap pictures at Old Town Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ilen Kirke, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lade Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lademoen Kirke.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Trondheim trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Trondheim takes 7.5 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Longyearbyen in April, with highs in Trondheim at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Frosta, Stjordal
Highlights from your plan
Mariaklosteret
Mariaklosteret
Church of Our Lady ©
Church of Our Lady
Logtun church ©
Logtun church

1
night
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sunnylven Church, then get outside with Storseterfossen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, and finally do sightseeing at your own pace with eMobility Geiranger.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Geiranger trip planning app.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Trondheim to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Geiranger are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Nore og Uvdal Municipality.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sunnylven Church
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
eMobility Geiranger ©
eMobility Geiranger
Geiranger Church ©
Geiranger Church

1
day
Nore og Uvdal Municipality, Norway

Nore og Uvdal Municipality ©
On the 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Nore og Uvdal bygdetun, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uvdal Stave Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nore Stavkirke.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nore og Uvdal Municipality tour planning site.

You can drive from Geiranger to Nore og Uvdal Municipality in 8.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Geiranger in April: high temperatures in Nore og Uvdal Municipality hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sandnes.

Things to do in Nore og Uvdal Municipality

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nore Stavkirke ©
Nore Stavkirke
Nore og Uvdal bygdetun ©
Nore og Uvdal bygdetun
Uvdal Stave Church ©
Uvdal Stave Church

3
nights
Sandnes, Norway

Sandnes ©
Sandnes is a city and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. Popular historic sites such as Vedafjell and Varhaug Old Churchyard are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Rogaland Arboret and Orre Beach. Explore Sandnes' surroundings by going to Ogna Church (in Sirevag), Obrestad Lighthouse (in Vigre) and Pulpit Rock (in Forsand Municipality). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Borestranden Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden, enjoy the sea views from Eigeroy Fyr, and trek along Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sandnes trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Nore og Uvdal Municipality to Sandnes by car takes about 7.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nore og Uvdal Municipality in April: high temperatures in Sandnes hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandnes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sirevag, Forsand Municipality, Borestranden Beach, Obrestad Lighthouse, Eigeroy Fyr
Highlights from your plan
Rogaland Arboret ©
Rogaland Arboret
Vedafjell ©
Vedafjell
Ogna Church ©
Ogna Church

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