25 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

25 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scandinavia sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Billund, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly
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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lillehammer, Norway
— 2 nights
Train to Otta skysstasjon, Bus to Langvatn
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Geiranger, Norway
— 2 nights
Ferry to Hellesylt, Bus to Flam
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Flam, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Billund, Denmark

— 3 nights

Home of LEGO

Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at LEGO House and then walk around Skulpturpark. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Billund.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Billund day trip app.

Portland, USA to Billund is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In August, Billund is a bit cooler than Portland - with highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F. On the 21st (Mon), you're off to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Billund

Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 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.
Attractions like Rosenborg Castle and Nyhavn make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, admire the striking features of Amalienborg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church, and visit Christiania.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Billund to Copenhagen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures as well as Volvo Museum. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at Volvo Museum and then paddle through the water with Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): get curious at Universeum, then admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), then take in nature's colorful creations at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Haga.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gothenburg online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Adventure

Side Trip

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vasa Museum and Skansen. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, contemplate the long history of Drottningholm Palace, find something for the whole family at Junibacken, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sodermalm.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip builder app.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Stockholm in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Attractions like Vigeland Museum and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum, step into the grandiose world of Det Kongelige Slott, get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo vacation builder site.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oslo, with lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Lillehammer, Norway

— 2 nights
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Anno Museum Domkirkeodden, fly down the slopes at Lillehammer Olympic Bob & LugeTrack, and then make a trip to Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lillehammer trip planner.

Drive from Oslo to Lillehammer in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Oslo in September; daily highs in Lillehammer reach 53°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Geiranger, Norway

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Geiranger vacation planning tool.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Lillehammer to Geiranger in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Lillehammer in September, expect Geiranger to be somewhat warmer, temps between 60°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature

Flam, Norway

— 1 night
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
On the 8th (Fri), examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at FjordSafari, and then explore the activities along Naeroyfjord.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Flam trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Geiranger to Flam in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Geiranger in September, expect nights in Flam to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are slightly colder, around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
On the 9th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, get a taste of the local shopping with Gunvor Handmade Illustration, see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, then take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bergen road trip planner.

You can drive from Flam to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Flam in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bergen, with lows of 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks