60 days in Scandinavia & The Baltics Itinerary

60 days in Scandinavia & The Baltics Itinerary

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Longyearbyen, Norway
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Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
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Trondheim, Norway
— 2 nights
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Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Forsand Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
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Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Visby, Sweden
— 1 night
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 5 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 5 nights
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Longyearbyen, Norway

— 1 night
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the activities along Magdalenefjord Svalbard, and then examine the collection at Svalbard Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Longyearbyen trip maker tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Longyearbyen is an approximately 35-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Auckland to Longyearbyen. Traveling from Auckland in May, expect Longyearbyen to be much colder, temps between 0°C and -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Tromso, Norway

— 3 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Polar Museum and Polaria. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords, admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and see the interesting displays at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso tour app.

You can fly from Longyearbyen to Tromso in 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Longyearbyen in May, with highs in Tromso at 9°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Trondheim, Norway

— 2 nights
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Old Town Bridge, stroll through Trondheim par3golf, examine the collection at Rockheim, then contemplate the long history of Kristiansten Fortress, and finally see the interesting displays at Norwegian Deaf Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Stjordal Public Library, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mariaklosteret, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bymarka.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Trondheim trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Tromso to Trondheim in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. When traveling from Tromso in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Trondheim: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Geiranger, Norway

— 1 night

Pearl of the North

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 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, do sightseeing your way with eMobility Geiranger, then head outdoors with Storseterfossen, and finally take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger trip builder tool.

Drive from Trondheim to Geiranger in 6.5 hours. May in Geiranger sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Bergen, Norway

— 2 nights

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stoltzekleiven and Hardangerfjord. There's lots more to do: hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bergen trip planning site.

Getting from Geiranger to Bergen by car takes about 7.5 hours. In May in Bergen, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Forsand Municipality, Norway

— 1 night
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kjerag and then get great views at Pulpit Rock.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Forsand Municipality online tour planner.

Fly from Bergen to Forsand Municipality in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Forsand Municipality sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stavanger.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks · Nature
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Stavanger, Norway

— 2 nights

Oil Capital

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): hike along The North Sea Road and then admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, then stroll through Flor & Fjære, then steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, and finally appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger planning app.

Drive from Forsand Municipality to Stavanger in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Stavanger are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Oslo, Norway

— 5 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Step off the beaten path and head to Oslofjord and Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum. There's lots more to do: walk around Frogner Park, ponder the world of politics at Stortinget, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and browse the different shops at Aker Brygge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Oslo travel route planner.

You can fly from Stavanger to Oslo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stavanger in June, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Aarhus, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Smiles

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church and Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum. Explore Aarhus' surroundings by going to Randers Regnskov (in Randers) and Djurs Sommerland (in Nimtofte). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Moesgaard Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Moesgard Forrest, trek along Pergolaen ved at the Town Hall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mejlby Kirke.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Aarhus in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Aarhus are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 6 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and Kastellet. Step out of Copenhagen with an excursion to Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerod--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, stroll around Frederiksberg Have, and pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 3 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gothenburg Botanical Garden and Volvo Museum. Step out of Gothenburg with an excursion to Roro naturreservat in Ockero--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, and get to know the resident critters at Slottsskogen.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg online road trip planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Gothenburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Visby, Sweden

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Visby City Wall, then admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden, then get out on two wheels at Tjauls Adventures, and finally examine the collection at Föreningen Gotlandståget.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Visby day trip planning app.

Getting from Gothenburg to Visby by flight takes about 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Visby

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Stockholm, Sweden

— 5 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Uppsala Domkyrka and Storkyrkan. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, admire the natural beauty at Millesgarden, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm tour itinerary maker app.

Fly from Visby to Stockholm in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Tallinn, Estonia

— 5 nights
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Olaf’s Church and Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kumu Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Long Street (Pikk tanav), take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tallinn vacation builder app.

Fly from Stockholm to Tallinn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Tallinn is 1 hour. In June in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Riga, Latvia

— 5 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Step off the beaten path and head to Alberta Iela and House of the Black Heads. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riga: Turaida Castle (in Sigulda) and Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum, wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), and get outside with Jurmala Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Riga trip builder tool.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 7 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Church of St. Theresa and Church Of St Peter And St Paul. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vilnius: Kaunas (Kaunas Castle, Old Town Kaunas, &more) and Trakai Island Castle Museum (in Trakai). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, don't miss a visit to Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas), and admire the natural beauty at Bernardine Gardens.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius day trip app.

You can drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips