43 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

43 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scandinavia sightseeing planner

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 7 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 6 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 7 nights
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Lulea, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Abisko, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Tromso, Norway
— 6 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 7 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: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, make a trip to Stroeget, take in nature's colorful creations at Tivoli Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Copenhagen is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Copenhagen is minus 11 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Auckland in January; daily highs in Copenhagen reach 3°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Aarhus, Denmark

— 5 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.
Aarhus is known for museums, childrens museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get curious at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, see the interesting displays at Moesgaard Museum, make a trip to Surf Agency, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ega Engso.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Aarhus trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Aarhus takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Bergen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, then hunt for treasures at Fish Market, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken and then see some colorful creatures with Gone Paddling AS.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bergen trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Aarhus to Bergen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure

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Oslo, Norway

— 6 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: take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, and hit the slopes at Ski & Guide.

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You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bergen in January, expect little chillier with lows of -9°C in Oslo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Stockholm, Sweden

— 7 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: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Skansen, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and take in nature's colorful creations at Millesgarden.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stockholm day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in January, expect nights in Stockholm to be somewhat warmer, around -5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Lulea.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Lulea, Sweden

— 4 nights
Luleå is a city on the coast of northern Sweden, and the capital of Norrbotten County, the northernmost county in Sweden. Venture out of the city with trips to Haparanda Skargard Nationalpark (in Haparanda) and Svedjekojan in Swedish Lapland (in Norrfjarden). The adventure continues: hike along Isbanan, see the winter wonderland with Ormberget, don't miss a visit to The Old Harbour Crane, and take in the awesome beauty at Balingeberget Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Lulea sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Lulea takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Stockholm in February, things will get slightly colder in Lulea: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Abisko.

Things to do in Lulea

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Abisko, Sweden

— 4 nights
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 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Abisko National Park. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with LapplandMedia & PhotoAdventures, contemplate the waterfront views at Tornetrask, look and learn at Aurora Sky Station, and admire the sheer force of Silverfallet.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Abisko vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Lulea to Abisko takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lulea in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Abisko, with lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Abisko

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Tromso, Norway

— 6 nights

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.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: race across the water with a speed boat tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, and look for all kinds of wild species at Telegrafbukta Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tromso trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Abisko to Tromso in 4.5 hours. February in Tromso sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip