20 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

20 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
2
Visby, Sweden
— 1 night
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
4
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
5
Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
6
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
7
Stavanger, Norway
— 1 night

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mons Klint and H.C. Andersen Statue. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. When in Copenhagen, make a side trip to see Geo Center Mons Klint in Borre, approximately Borre away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, stroll around Bispebjerg Cemetery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Tivoli Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen tour planning website.

Bristol, UK to Copenhagen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bristol to Copenhagen. August in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moen
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Hogklint Naturreservat, examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Visby City Wall.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Visby trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Copenhagen to Visby. In August in Visby, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Visby

Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall

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.
Vasa Museum and Skansen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Monteliusvagen and Riddarholmen Church. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Royal Palace, see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, have fun and explore at Nordiska Museet, and explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Stockholm using our trip planner.

Getting from Visby to Stockholm by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Highlights from your plan
Drottningholm Palace ©
Drottningholm Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

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.
Bring the kids along to Bygdøy and Viking Ship Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, steep yourself in history at 22 July Centre, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and see the interesting displays at Fram Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oslo day trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in August, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Oslo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bygdøy ©
Bygdøy
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Astrup Fearnley Museet ©
Astrup Fearnley Museet

1
night
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, then admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, then make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, and finally take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geiranger tour planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Oslo to Geiranger takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

2
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Get outdoors at Ulriken and Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Bryggen. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, admire the masterpieces at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bergen tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Geiranger to Bergen takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

1
night
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): have fun and explore at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum and then engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stavanger trip website.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Stavanger takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Norsk Hermetikkmuseum ©
Norsk Hermetikkmuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

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