23 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

23 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly to Kiruna Airport, Drive to Abisko
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Abisko, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden

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.
On the next day, get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gothenburg travel route builder tool.

Halifax, Canada to Gothenburg is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Halifax to Gothenburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Halifax in December: high temperatures in Gothenburg hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

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Stockholm, Sweden

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Skansen, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm route builder site.

Getting from Gothenburg to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Gothenburg in December; daily highs in Stockholm reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

2
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Oslo, Norway

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.
On the 25th (Sat), examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, then explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and finally stroll around Vigeland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Rådhuset, explore the activities along Oslofjord, then stop by Outland Oslo, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oslo route planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Stockholm, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Abisko, Sweden

Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Abisko National Park. The adventure continues: capture your vacation like a pro with LapplandMedia & PhotoAdventures, stroll through Riksgransen, take in the pleasant sights at Trollsjon, and look and learn at Aurora Sky Station.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Abisko travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oslo to Abisko. When traveling from Oslo in December, plan for slightly colder days in Abisko, with highs around 0°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -2°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Abisko

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

2
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Tromso, Norway

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.
On the 31st (Fri), examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, and then get the lay of the land with City Walk Day Tours. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Tromso Domkirke, test your problem-solving skills at Arctic Escape, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Polaria, then appreciate the history behind Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, and finally admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tromso itinerary planner.

Drive from Abisko to Tromso in 4.5 hours. In December in Tromso, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Bergen, Norway

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Festplassen, then take a memorable tour with Gone Paddling AS, then stop by Fabelflora, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): make a trip to Interkommunalt arkiv i Hordaland, then take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally take in the waterfront at Fish Market.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bergen route tool.

Fly from Tromso to Bergen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tromso in January, things will get a bit warmer in Bergen: highs are around 4°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Bergen

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Aarhus, Denmark

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.
On the 4th (Tue), engage your brain at Naturhistorisk Museum, then see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, then engage your brain at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, and finally don't miss a visit to Iceberg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, admire the striking features of Musikhuset Aarhus, and then stroll around Marselisborg Deer Park.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Aarhus tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Aarhus takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks

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Copenhagen, Denmark

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 historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, and admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Copenhagen road trip app.

You can drive from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. January in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours