19 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

19 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Vaxjo, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Bus to Nynäshamn färjeterminal, Ferry to Visby
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Visby, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Nynäshamn färjeterminal, Bus to Stockholm Cityterminalen, Train to Gothenburg
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 day
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Drive to Varberg, Ferry to Grenaa, Drive to Aarhus
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 1 night
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Kolding, Denmark
— 1 night
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Roskilde, Denmark
— 1 night
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Drive to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport, Fly to Bornholm Airport, Drive to Dueodde
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Dueodde, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive to Bornholm Airport, Fly to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Vaxjo, Sweden

— 5 nights
Växjö is a city and the seat of Växjö Municipality, Kronoberg County, Sweden. Step off the beaten path and head to Store Mosse National Park and Amiralitetskyrkan, Ulrica Pia. Get some historical perspective at Church of Holy Trinity and Sofiakyrkan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vaxjo: Stora Hammarsjons badplats (in Hultsfred), Eriksberg Wildlife Park (in Trensum) and Naturreservatet Skurugata & Skuruhatt (in Eksjo). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Drottningskars Kastell and steep yourself in history at Hjortahammar gravfalt.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vaxjo visit planning site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Vaxjo is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Stockholm.

Things to do in Vaxjo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stockholm, Sweden

— 1 night

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 17th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Sandhamn and then head off the coast to Skeppsholmen. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Riddarholmen Church, kick back and relax at Langholmen, and then contemplate the long history of Skokloster Castle.

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Traveling by car from Vaxjo to Stockholm takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Visby.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Visby, Sweden

— 2 nights
Located on the largest island in the Baltic Sea, the historical port town of Visby features one of the best-preserved medieval city walls in northern Europe.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Lummelundagrottan and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bla Lagunen. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to St. Karin Cathedral Ruins and then stroll through Hogklint Naturreservat.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Visby day trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Stockholm to Visby in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Visby

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 1 day

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
On the 21st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Masthuggskyrkan and then step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gothenburg driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and train from Visby to Gothenburg takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Aarhus, Denmark

— 1 night

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Aarslev Engso, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbaren, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aarhus Domkirke.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Gothenburg to Aarhus takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Aarhus are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Kolding.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Kolding, Denmark

— 1 night
Kolding is a Danish seaport located at the head of Kolding Fjord in the Region of Southern Denmark. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Braendkjaerkirken, then identify plant and animal life at Marielundssoen, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Brodremenighedens Kirke.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kolding day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Kolding takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Kolding can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Roskilde.

Things to do in Kolding

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Roskilde, Denmark

— 1 night
An ancient city from the Viking Age, today Roskilde welcomes a new crowd, especially as host of Roskilde Festival, a popular rock festival in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Greve Kirke and then admire all the interesting features of Tadre Molle.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Roskilde trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Kolding to Roskilde in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dueodde.

Things to do in Roskilde

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dueodde, Denmark

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Almindingen, pause for some serene contemplation at Ols Kirke, and then examine the collection at Oluf Host Museet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Dueodde Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dueodde trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Roskilde to Dueodde. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Dueodde

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Davids Samling (The David Collection), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Alban's Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Jaegerborg Dyrehave, and finally stroll the grounds of Assistens Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): attend a concert at Bakken - World's Oldest Amusement Park.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dueodde to Copenhagen. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bornholm travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Ruins · Churches
Bornholm municipality covers the entire island of Bornholm, located in the Baltic Sea. Rich in natural beauty, the island is characterized by rugged rock faces, thick pine forests, farmland, and beaches that dot its 158 km (98 mi) coastline. During warm summer months, Bornholm's tiny coastal villages and quiet fishing harbors receive droves of tourists from neighboring countries. Visitors from Scandinavia come for the island's smoked herring.