20 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

20 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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20 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
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.
Aarhus is known for childrens museums, museums, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fredenskirken, and get your game on at Aarhus Boulders.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Aarhus online road trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Aarhus is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Aarhus due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Aarhus at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Fun & Games Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Helligaandskirken ©
Helligaandskirken
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum

5
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.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, and examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

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

Getting from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and fly down the slopes at Ski & Guide.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo route planning site .

Getting from Copenhagen to Oslo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Copenhagen in January, with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

5
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, don't miss a visit to Stockholm City Hall, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Stockholm tour itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in January, expect nights in Stockholm to be somewhat warmer, around -5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Adventure Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

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