46 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

46 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Longyearbyen, Norway
— 2 nights
2
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
3
Geiranger, Norway
— 2 nights
4
Trondheim, Norway
— 2 nights
5
Bergen, Norway
— 4 nights
6
Stavanger, Norway
— 3 nights
7
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
8
Odense, Denmark
— 4 nights
9
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
10
Visby, Sweden
— 3 nights
11
Linkoping, Sweden
— 3 nights
12
Stockholm, Sweden
— 10 nights

2
nights
Longyearbyen, Norway

Longyearbyen ©
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Step off the beaten path and head to Svalbard Kirke and Spitzbergen Outdoor Activities. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions. The adventure continues: examine the collection at North Pole Expedition Museum and make a trip to Galleri Svalbard.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Longyearbyen tour itinerary maker website.

Sydney, Australia to Longyearbyen is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Longyearbyen. In August, Longyearbyen is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke
Nature & Wildlife Tours
North Pole Expedition Museum ©
North Pole Expedition Museum

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Sognsvann Lake and Bygdøy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) and The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology. Take a break from Oslo with a short trip to The Fortified Town in Fredrikstad, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Drobak, walk around Frogner Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Aker Brygge, and learn about all things military at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oslo trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Oslo takes 5.5 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Longyearbyen in August: highs in Oslo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

The Fortified Town
Highlights from your plan
The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology ©
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©
Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake

2
nights
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, thenadmire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, and finally make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Kraft- og skredsenteret, experience rural life at Herdalssetra, and then appreciate the views at Eidsvatnet.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Geiranger journey site.

Do a combination of train and bus from Oslo to Geiranger in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Geiranger sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kraft- og skredsenteret, Herdalssetra, Eidsvatnet
Highlights from your plan
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen
Fossevandring Geiranger ©
Fossevandring Geiranger
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

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 (Fri), take a stroll through Bakklandet, learn about all things military at Kristiansten Fortress, and then examine the collection at The Crown Regalia. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Helleristninger Evenhus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Munkholmen batteri, thensee the interesting displays at Rockheim, and finally snap pictures at Old Town Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Trondheim online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Trondheim in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Helleristninger Evenhus
Highlights from your plan
Bakklandet ©
Bakklandet
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Rockheim ©
Rockheim

4
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.
Visiting Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall and Ulriken will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen and KODE Art Museums of Bergen. Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, appreciate the history behind Sailor's Monument, trek along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, and take in nature's colorful creations at Museum Lepramuseet.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip planner.

Getting from Trondheim to Bergen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Bergen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall ©
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen ©
Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Norsk Hermetikkmuseum and Finnoy Kystfort. Stavanger Cathedral and Old Stavanger will appeal to history buffs. When in Stavanger, make a side trip to see Haa Old Vicarage in Vigre, approximately Vigre away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate, engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell, and find something for the whole family at Kongeparken.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Stavanger attractions app.

You can fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Stavanger are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kongeparken, Haa Old Vicarage, Finnoy Kystfort
Highlights from your plan
Ovre Holmegate ©
Ovre Holmegate
Norsk Hermetikkmuseum ©
Norsk Hermetikkmuseum
Finnoy Kystfort ©
Finnoy Kystfort

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.
Get some historical perspective at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke) and Frederiksborg Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark and St. Alban's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Roskilde (Roskilde Domkirke & Viking Ship Museum) and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The David Collection, hunt for treasures at Torvehallerne, admire the striking features of Amalienborg, and contemplate the long history of Kastellet.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Stavanger to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Stavanger, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Copenhagen, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Odense.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Roskilde, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, Frederiksborg Castle
Highlights from your plan
Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke) ©
Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke)
M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark ©
M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark
St. Alban's Church ©
St. Alban's Church

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Funen Village and The Danish Railway Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Valdemars Slot and Gammel Elmegaard. Explore Odense's surroundings by going to Haarby (Haarby Kirke, Jordlose Church, &more), Elsographical Museum of Drejet (in Faaborg) and Erholm Gods (in Aarup). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Den Gamle Gaard, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lindeskov langdysse, explore the historical opulence of Glorup Slot, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicolaj Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Odense day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Odense takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Odense, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Svendborg, Assens, Nyborg, Elsographical Museum of Drejet, Den Gamle Gaard
Highlights from your plan
The Danish Railway Museum ©
The Danish Railway Museum
The Funen Village ©
The Funen Village
Valdemars Slot ©
Valdemars Slot

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.
Let the collections at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) and Universeum capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Aeroseum and Skansen Kronan. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Maritiman, step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, admire the landmark architecture of Fish Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gothenburg road trip planning website.

Getting from Odense to Gothenburg by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Gothenburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) ©
Aeroseum ©
Aeroseum
Maritiman ©
Maritiman

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Visby City Wall and St. Nicolai Ruin. Step out of the city life by going to Hogklint Naturreservat and Furilden Naturreservat. Get out of town with these interesting Visby side-trips: Hangers kalla (in Larbro) and Museum Lars Jonsson (in Burgsvik). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, delve into the distant past at Roma kloster och kungsgard, pause for some serene contemplation at Roma klosterruin, and admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Visby travel app.

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. September in Visby sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Linkoping.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Roma, Hangers kalla, Furilden Naturreservat, Museum Lars Jonsson
Highlights from your plan
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Nicolai Ruin ©
St. Nicolai Ruin

3
nights
Linkoping, Sweden

Linkoping ©
Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. Popular historic sites such as Linkoping Cathedral and Linkopings Castle- and Cathedral museum are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum and Flygvapenmuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Linkoping: Kolmården Zoo (in Kolmarden), Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest (in Vimmerby) and Finspang Castle (in Finspang). It doesn't end there: admire the engineering at Norsholms sluss, Gota kanal.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Linkoping online route planner.

You can fly from Visby to Linkoping in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Linkoping sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Stockholm.

Things to do in Linkoping

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kolmården Zoo, Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest, Finspang Castle, Norsholms sluss, Gota kanal
Highlights from your plan
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum ©
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum
Linkoping Cathedral
Linkoping Cathedral
Flygvapenmuseum ©
Flygvapenmuseum

10
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.
Visiting Botanical Gardens and Stockholm Canals will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Strandvagen and Gripsholm Castle are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Uppsala (Gamla Uppsala, Museum Gustavianum, &more), Tom Tits Experiment (in Sodertalje) and Vasteras (Bondtorget, Vallby Open Air Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Swedish Museum of Natural History, take some stellar pictures from Fjallgatan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church), and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building (Riksdagshuset).

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Stockholm tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Linkoping to Stockholm by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Uppsala, Vasteras, Uppenbarelsekyrkan, Tom Tits Experiment, Gripsholm Castle
Highlights from your plan
Swedish Museum of Natural History ©
Swedish Museum of Natural History
Gripsholm Castle ©
Gripsholm Castle
Strandvagen ©
Strandvagen

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