30 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

30 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Odense, Denmark
— 3 nights
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
3
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
4
Visby, Sweden
— 3 nights
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
6
Kiruna, Sweden
— 3 nights
7
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
8
Trondheim, Norway
— 2 nights
9
Rauland, Norway
— 2 nights
10
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights

3
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.
Egeskov Castle and Helnaes Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Afgrunden Ved Vissenbjerg and Svanninge Bjerge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Odense: Erholm Gods (in Aarup), Klokketaarnet (in Faaborg) and Holckenhavn Slot (in Nyborg). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hindsgavl Dyrehave and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Odense road trip planning tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Odense is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Dublin to Odense, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Odense are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Odense

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Faaborg, Assens, Erholm Gods, Holckenhavn Slot, Helnaes Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Helnaes Lighthouse ©
Helnaes Lighthouse
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Jordlose Church ©
Jordlose Church

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.
Rosenborg Castle and Nyhavn are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Frederiksborg Castle and Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken). Step out of Copenhagen to go to Helsingoer and see Kronborg, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, and admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

Discover how to plan a Copenhagen trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Odense to Copenhagen in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Frederiksborg Castle, Kronborg
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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 9th (Tue): engage your brain at Universeum, thenhead off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Hedareds Stavkyrka, thendon't miss a visit to Sundsby Sateri, and then enjoy the sea views from Pater Noster Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Sundsby Sateri, Pater Noster Lighthouse, Hedareds Stavkyrka
Highlights from your plan
Haga ©
Haga
Hedareds Stavkyrka ©
Hedareds Stavkyrka
Pater Noster Lighthouse ©
Pater Noster Lighthouse

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Folhammar and Grogarnsberget. Get some cultural insight at Visby City Wall and Roma klosterruin. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Föreningen Gotlandståget, step off the mainland to explore Stora Karlso, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Karin Cathedral Ruins, and delve into the distant past at Roma kloster och kungsgard.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Visby travel route planning website.

Fly from Gothenburg to Visby in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Gotland, Roma, Föreningen Gotlandståget, Folhammar, Grogarnsberget
Highlights from your plan
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Roma klosterruin ©
Roma klosterruin
Stora Karlso ©
Stora Karlso

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.
Uppsala Domkyrka and Royal Palace will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Monteliusvagen and Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde. Go for a jaunt from Stockholm to Uppsala to see Fjallnora Friluftsomrade about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Skansen, get to know the fascinating history of Stockholm Old Town, and explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Visby to Stockholm takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kiruna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uppsala
Highlights from your plan
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lights Over Lapland and Kiruna Kyrka. Escape the urban bustle at Abisko National Park and Tornetrask. There's still lots to do: explore by horseback at Ofelas Icelandic horses & Guide Service and pause for some serene contemplation at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kiruna trip maker tool.

You can fly from Stockholm to Kiruna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Stockholm in April, with highs in Kiruna at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Kiruna

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Abisko
Highlights from your plan
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Kiruna Kyrka ©
Kiruna Kyrka

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

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.
The Arctic Cathedral and Tromso Domkirke are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Polaria, and examine the collection at The Polar Museum.

You can plan Tromso trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Kiruna to Tromso in 6 hours. Traveling from Kiruna in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Tromso. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 23rd (Tue), experience rural life at Lavollen, fly down the slopes at Elgsethytta, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lademoen Kirke. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bymarka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vaernes Church, thenlearn about all things military at Hegra Festning, and finally snap pictures at Old Town Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Trondheim trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Tromso to Trondheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Tromso in April, you will find days in Trondheim are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Rauland.

Things to do in Trondheim

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Stjordal
Highlights from your plan
Elgsethytta ©
Elgsethytta
Vaernes Church ©
Vaernes Church
Hegra Festning ©
Hegra Festning

2
nights
Rauland, Norway

Rauland ©
Rauland is a former municipality in Telemark County, Norway. Get some cultural insight at Telemarkstunet and Rauland Church. Take a break from the city and head to Rauland Skisenter and Ridesenteret i Rauland AS. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Mosvatn, contemplate the waterfront views at Falkenuten HIke, and head outdoors with Vierli Terrengpark.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rauland attractions planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Trondheim to Rauland with the Route module. When traveling from Trondheim in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rauland: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Rauland

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Mosvatn
Highlights from your plan
Rauland Skisenter ©
Rauland Skisenter
Falkenuten HIke ©
Falkenuten HIke
Mosvatn ©
Mosvatn

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nordmarka and Ljan Church. Get some cultural insight at Viking Ship Museum and The Ibsen Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oslo trip planner.

You can drive from Rauland to Oslo in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Rauland in April, Oslo is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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