18 days in Scandinavia, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

18 days in Scandinavia, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
2
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
4
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
5
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Nyhavn and Torvehallerne will thrill your kids. Museum-lovers will get to explore The David Collection and Krigsmuseet. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), enjoy the sand and surf at Amager Strandpark, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Copenhagen is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Copenhagen, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
The David Collection ©
The David Collection

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Armed Forces Museum and Nobel Peace Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oslomarka and Mathallen Oslo. There's much more to do: engage your brain at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology, admire the striking features of Ostbanehallen, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Oslo road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Oslo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Oslo, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
22 July Centre ©
22 July Centre
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Armed Forces Museum ©
Armed Forces Museum

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Uppsala Domkyrka and Taby Centrum. Kids will enjoy Skogskyrkogarden and Royal Palace. When in Stockholm, make a side trip to see Museum Gustavianum in Uppsala, approximately Uppsala away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Medeltidsmuseet, attend a concert at Grona Lunds Tivoli, glide through natural beauty at The Green Trails, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Stockholm are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Stockholm

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Uppsala, Taby Centrum
Highlights from your plan
The Green Trails ©
The Green Trails
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka

1
night
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Rovaniemi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in April; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

4
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.
Do your shopping at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Hakaniemi Market. Popular historic sites such as Mannerheim Museum and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Heureka in Vantaa, approximately Vantaa away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, test your team's savvy at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

Plan trip to Helsinki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Heureka
Highlights from your plan
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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