19 days in Sweden, Oslo & Copenhagen Itinerary

19 days in Sweden, Oslo & Copenhagen Itinerary

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19 days in Sweden, Oslo & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  5​h
1
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Malmo, Sweden
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: London, United Kingdom

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oslomarka and Sognsvann Lake. Go for a jaunt from Oslo to Fredrikstad to see The Fortified Town about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bygdøy, step off the mainland to explore Hovedoya, stroll around Ekebergparken, and take an in-depth tour of Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo online day trip planner .

London, UK to Oslo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Oslo. Traveling from London in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Oslo, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

The Fortified Town
Highlights from your plan
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Bygdøy ©
Bygdøy
Frogner Park ©
Frogner Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Stockholm Canals and Uppsala Domkyrka. Step out of Stockholm to go to Mariefred and see Gripsholm Castle, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Osynlig Utstallning - Stockholm, get to know the fascinating history of Strandvagen, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Stockholm when traveling from Oslo in August, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Uppsala Domkyrka, Gripsholm Castle
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Canals ©
Stockholm Canals
Walking tours

3
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gothenburg Botanical Garden and Southern Goteborg Archipelago. Step out of Gothenburg with an excursion to Trollhätte Canal in Trollhattan--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: walk around Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, get curious at Universeum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gothenburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Trollhätte Canal
Highlights from your plan
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Trollhätte Canal ©
Trollhätte Canal

4
nights
Malmo, Sweden

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Explore hidden gems such as Stenshuvud National Park and Kungsparken. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malmo: Ales Stenar (in Ystad), Tylosand Strand (in Halmstad) and Rock Carvings in Simrislund (in Simrishamn). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Little Square, admire the striking features of St. Petri (St. Peter's Church), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lund Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at Sofiero Palace.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Malmo tour builder website .

Getting from Gothenburg to Malmo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Malmo can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lund, Hilleshogs dalar, Tylosand Strand, Stenshuvud National Park, Sofiero Palace
Highlights from your plan
Stenshuvud National Park ©
Stenshuvud National Park
Ales Stenar ©
Ales Stenar
Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Frederiksborg Castle and Food Tours. Explore Copenhagen's surroundings by going to Roskilde (Roskilde Domkirke & Viking Ship Museum) and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Have), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke).

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Copenhagen trip planning tool .

Getting from Malmo to Copenhagen by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Roskilde, Frederiksborg Castle, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Jaegerborg Dyrehave
Highlights from your plan
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art ©
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

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