24 days in Scandinavia & Helsinki Itinerary

24 days in Scandinavia & Helsinki Itinerary

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24 days in Scandinavia & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h
3
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Helsinki, Finland
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Guatemala City, Guatemala

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 historic sites, theme parks, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen road trip planning tool .

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Copenhagen is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Guatemala City in June: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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.
Step out of Aarhus with an excursion to LEGOLAND Billund in Billund--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Moesgaard Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Viby Kirke, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Aarhus route website .

Traveling by train from Copenhagen to Aarhus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

LEGOLAND Billund
Highlights from your plan
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By

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, walk around Vigelandsparken, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Oslo travel app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Aarhus to Oslo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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 Skansen, find something for the whole family at Junibacken, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Stockholm trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

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You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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