41 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

41 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Start: Ngamiland East, Botswana
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Aarhus, Denmark
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Oslo, Norway
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Stavanger, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Bergen, Norway
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  7 h 30 min
7
Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  32 h
End: Ngamiland East, Botswana

7
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.
Royal Palace and Stockholm Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Sodermalm and Stockholm Canals. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and head off the coast to Langholmen.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stockholm day trip planning site.

Ngamiland East, Botswana to Stockholm is an approximately 27- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ngamiland East to Stockholm is minus 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Ngamiland East in December, with highs in Stockholm at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Millesgarden
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum

7
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and Christiania. Rosenborg Castle and Kastellet will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Visit Carlsberg Brand Store.

Make your Copenhagen itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Copenhagen, with lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Stroeget ©
Stroeget

6
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
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.
Visit Helligaandskirken and Brabrand Kirke for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Den Gamle By and Elev Kirke. Step out of Aarhus to go to Silkeborg and see Indelukket, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbaren, pause for some serene contemplation at Risskov Kirke, contemplate the waterfront views at Ega Engso, and see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip builder app.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. December in Aarhus sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Indelukket
Highlights from your plan
Ega Engso ©
Ega Engso
Lystrup Kirke ©
Lystrup Kirke
Elev Kirke ©
Elev Kirke

7
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Oslomarka and Fram Museum. Get some historical perspective at Norsk Folkemuseum and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Tryvann Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at Nordmarka, examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, explore the activities along Oslofjord, and get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Oslo online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Aarhus to Oslo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oslo when traveling from Aarhus in December, with lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

4
nights
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Stavanger and Roots of the Vikings. Get outdoors at Lysefjord and Godalen Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Sola Strand, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden, engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, and have fun and explore at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Stavanger trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Oslo to Stavanger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 1°C in Stavanger. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden
Highlights from your plan
Godalen Beach ©
Godalen Beach
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger

6
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Bryggen and Bergenhus Fortress will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Ulriken and Lyderhorn will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Folgefonna nasjonalpark in Rosendal (about 2h 15 min away). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring at Hardangerfjord. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, kick back and relax at Helleneset, get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lille Lungegaardsvannet.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bergen trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Bergen, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Folgefonna nasjonalpark
Highlights from your plan
Lyderhorn ©
Lyderhorn
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

1
night
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
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 10th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, then take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord, then take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, and finally look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Geiranger trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bergen to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

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