8 days in Scandinavia & Finland Itinerary

8 days in Scandinavia & Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  5 h
1
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Ibsen Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Oslo road trip planning site.

London, UK to Oslo is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from London in May since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

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

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.
Kids will enjoy Vasa Museum and Drottningholm Palace. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Skansen, take a stroll through Stockholm Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm trip planner.

Fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip builder website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to Copenhagen is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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