21 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

21 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
2
Aarhus, Denmark
— 2 nights
3
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
4
Kalmar, Sweden
— 1 night
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
6
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
7
Geiranger, Norway
— 1 day
8
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. Head to National Gallery of Denmark and Illums Bolighusfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, wander the streets of Stroeget, and pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken).

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip maker website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Copenhagen is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Copenhagen is 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the striking features of Aarhus Rådhus, then admire the masterpieces at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, and then examine the collection at Den Gamle By. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, get curious at Moesgaard Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helligaandskirken.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Aarhus trip planner.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Aarhus are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Haga, then head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and then get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Aarhus to Gothenburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. July in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kalmar.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Haga ©
Haga
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago

1
night
Kalmar, Sweden

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stop by Gerdas Te & Kaffehandel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalmar Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Klackeberga Kyrka, then step into the grandiose world of Kalmar Castle, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Kalmar Parkgolf.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kalmar trip planner.

Drive from Gothenburg to Kalmar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Kalmar, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Klackeberga Kyrka ©
Klackeberga Kyrka
Kalmar Cathedral ©
Kalmar Cathedral

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace and Monteliusvagen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vasa Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Skansen, visit Stockholm Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Medeltidsmuseet, and learn about all things military at Royal Armory.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm attractions planning website.

Fly from Kalmar to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum. Head to Karl Johans gate and Outland Oslofor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, and browse the exhibits of Norsk Folkemuseum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oslo day trip planning app.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Oslo, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

1
day
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord.

Plan a Geiranger trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Oslo to Geiranger in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. When traveling from Oslo in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Geiranger: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Fish Market, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then look for gifts at Julehuset - Christmas Shop, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, look for gifts at Susan Fosse, then take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, then walk around Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, and finally have a few drinks at Magic Ice Bar Bergen.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip builder site.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Geiranger to Bergen in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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