20 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

20 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
2
Odense, Denmark
— 4 nights
3
Tromso, Norway
— 4 nights
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
5
Visby, Sweden
— 3 nights
6
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Roskilde Domkirke and Oregaard Museum. Appreciate the collections at The David Collection and Viking Ship Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerod (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), stop by National Gallery of Denmark, and explore the historical opulence of Kastellet.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen online tour itinerary planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Copenhagen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Copenhagen, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Odense.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Roskilde, Oregaard Museum, Frederiksborg Castle
Highlights from your plan
Roskilde Domkirke ©
Roskilde Domkirke
The David Collection ©
The David Collection
Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral ©
Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral

4
nights
Odense, Denmark

Odense ©
The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Dreslette Kirke and Jordlose Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore Den Gamle Gaard and The Flax Weaving Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Nyborg (Holckenhavn Slot & Vor Frue Kirke), Lundsgaard Gods (in Kerteminde) and Viby Kirke (in Mesinge). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Faaborg Miniby Vaerksted Og Udstilling, contemplate the long history of Church of Our Lady, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Horne Rundkirke Og Mausoleum, and step into the grandiose world of Erholm Gods.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Odense road trip planning site.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Odense in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Odense

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Assens, Svendborg, Faaborg, Nyborg, Kerteminde
Highlights from your plan
Holckenhavn Slot ©
Holckenhavn Slot
Dreslette Kirke ©
Dreslette Kirke
Jordlose Church ©
Jordlose Church

4
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
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.
Visiting Tromso Fjords and Telegrafbukta Beach will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Perspektivet Museum and The Arctic Cathedral. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Catholic Church, examine the collection at The Polar Museum, and steep yourself in history at Skansen.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tromso online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Odense to Tromso. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Odense in February: high temperatures in Tromso hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Swedish History Museum and Gamla Uppsala. Get some historical perspective at Uppsala Domkyrka and Storkyrkan. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, head off the coast to Skeppsholmen, and wander the streets of Sodermalm.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Stockholm online journey planner.

You can fly from Tromso to Stockholm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Stockholm are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Uppsala
Highlights from your plan
The Swedish History Museum ©
The Swedish History Museum
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Gamla Uppsala ©
Gamla Uppsala

3
nights
Visby, Sweden

Visby ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Nicolai Ruin. Step out of the city life by going to Folhammar and Visby Golfklubb. When in Visby, make a side trip to see Grogarnsberget in Katthammarsvik, approximately Katthammarsvik away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, steep yourself in history at Visby City Wall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Karin Cathedral Ruins.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Visby planning app.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Visby takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. February in Visby sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Visby

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Visby Golfklubb, Grogarnsberget, St. Karin Cathedral Ruins, Folhammar, Föreningen Gotlandståget
Highlights from your plan
Visby Golfklubb ©
Visby Golfklubb
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, thenadmire the natural beauty at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Oscar Fredriks Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Hovasbadet, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), and then steep yourself in history at Skansen Kronan.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gothenburg trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Visby to Gothenburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In February in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) ©
Skansen Kronan ©
Skansen Kronan

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