17 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

17 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scandinavia trip itinerary planner

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Aarhus, Denmark
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Oslo, Norway
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 4 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.
Copenhagen is known for parks, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Copenhagen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Zurich, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Copenhagen, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours

Aarhus, Denmark

— 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Escape Games ApS in Skanderborg (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helligaandskirken, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mollestien, and admire the landmark architecture of Musikhuset Aarhus.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Aarhus travel route planning tool.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can fly to Oslo.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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Oslo, Norway

— 4 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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, explore the world behind art at Astrup Fearnley Museet, walk around Vigeland Park, and see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip planner.

You can fly from Aarhus to Oslo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Aarhus in April since evenings lows in Oslo dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Stockholm, Sweden

— 4 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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, have fun and explore at Nordiska Museet, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm trip maker tool.

Fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Stockholm are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks