38 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

38 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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38 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Aarhus, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h
4
Aero, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
7
Kalmar, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Stockholm, Sweden
— 7 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Charlotte, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Bryggen and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen trip itinerary planning site .

Charlotte, USA to Bergen is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charlotte to Bergen. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in May: highs in Bergen hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

6
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, stroll around Vigeland Park, contemplate the long history of Norsk Folkemuseum, and examine the collection at Fram Museum.

To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Oslo day trip site .

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bergen in May since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Aarhus to Billund to see LEGOLAND Billund about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, examine the collection at Den Gamle By, identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helligaandskirken.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Aarhus online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Aarhus takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Aero.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums 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
Aero, Denmark

Aero ©
Aero is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Aero Island, take a leisurely stroll along The Nightwatch of Aeroeskoebing, see the interesting displays at Marstal Sofartsmuseum, and take a stroll through AEroskobing Torv.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Aero trip simple and quick.

Explore your travel options from Aarhus to Aero with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aero

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Marstal Kirke ©
Marstal Kirke
Aero Island
Aero Island
Hammerichs Hus
Hammerichs Hus

6
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: laugh and play at Tivoli Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn.

To find where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Copenhagen driving holiday planning site .

Drive from Aero to Copenhagen in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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

3
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.
Take a break from Gothenburg with a short trip to Fishing Charters & Tours in Hono, about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park, admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and get curious at Universeum.

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg trip planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Gothenburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kalmar.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Haga ©
Haga

4
nights
Kalmar, Sweden

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Kalmar is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at Skalby 4H-gard, stop by Gerdas Te & Kaffehandel, take in the views from Ölandsbron, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalmar Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalmar trip builder app .

Traveling by train from Gothenburg to Kalmar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Kalmar sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Skalby 4H-gard ©
Skalby 4H-gard
Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum

7
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, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Drottningholm Palace, examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and browse the exhibits of Royal Palace.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm road trip planning site .

Fly from Kalmar to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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