60 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

60 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scandinavia route planner

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Oslo, Norway
— 6 nights
Fly
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Trondheim, Norway
— 4 nights
Drive
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Geiranger, Norway
— 3 nights
Ferry to Hellesylt, Bus to Flam
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Flam, Norway
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bergen, Norway
— 5 nights
Fly
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Stavanger, Norway
— 5 nights
Fly to Billund Airport, Drive to Esbjerg
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Esbjerg, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 7 nights
Fly
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 5 nights
Drive
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Linkoping, Sweden
— 3 nights
Train to Stockholm, Fly to Visby
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Visby, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 7 nights
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Det Kongelige Slott and Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress). Visiting Bygdøy and Oslomarka will get you outdoors. Step out of Oslo with an excursion to Roed Manor in Halden--about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum, see the interesting displays at The Ibsen Museum, explore the world behind art at Astrup Fearnley Museet, and step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo road trip planning app.

San Diego, USA to Oslo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Diego to Oslo. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Diego in June, with highs in Oslo at 67°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Trondheim, Norway

— 4 nights
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kristiansten Fortress and Bakklandet. Get some historical perspective at Church of Our Lady and Nidaros Cathedral. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Rockheim, make a trip to Old Town Bridge, learn about all things military at The Armoury Rustkammeret, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lade Church.

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Traveling by flight from Oslo to Trondheim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Oslo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Trondheim, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Geiranger, Norway

— 3 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.
Visiting Geiranger Fjord and The Seven Sisters will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and Losta. There's lots more to do: cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, and get great views at Flydalsjuvet.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Geiranger trip maker website.

Getting from Trondheim to Geiranger by car takes about 6.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Flam, Norway

— 3 nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like FjordSafari and Naeroyfjord. Get a sense of the local culture at Borgund Stave Church and Flaamsbana Museet. Step out of Flam with an excursion to Kjosfossen Waterfall in Myrdal--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, cruise along Aurlandsvegen, make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, and enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Flam itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Geiranger to Flam in 9.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Bergen, Norway

— 5 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.
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Bryggen will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ulriken and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Change things up with these side-trips from Bergen: Gone Paddling AS (in Herdla), Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall (in Norheimsund) and Tvindefossen (in Voss Municipality). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen, take in the exciting artwork at Blekk, get a taste of the local shopping with Dmg Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at KODE Art Museums of Bergen.

Plan my trip to Bergen with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Flam to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stavanger, Norway

— 5 nights

Oil Capital

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Norwegian Petroleum Museum and Touscene. Escape the urban bustle at Lysefjord and Dalsnuten. Change things up with these side-trips from Stavanger: Orre Beach (in Orre) and Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe). There's lots more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate, kick back and relax at Sjobadet Myklebust, and steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Stavanger tour builder.

You can fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Stavanger can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Esbjerg, Denmark

— 3 nights
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ribe Vikinge Center and Fisheries- and Maritime Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Blaavand Beach and Klelund Plantage. Change things up with these side-trips from Esbjerg: Kolding (Marielundssoen, Koldinghus, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ribe Domkirke.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Esbjerg travel app.

Explore your travel options from Stavanger to Esbjerg with the Route module. July in Esbjerg sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church and Aarhus Domkirke. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Givskud Zoo and Viborg Domkirke. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aarhus: Gudenaaens Udspring (in Vonge) and Odense (Odense ZOO & The Funen Village). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Den Gamle By, engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, take an in-depth tour of Aarhus Vikingemuseet, and see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip planner.

Traveling by car from Esbjerg to Aarhus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Aarhus sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Viking Ship Museum and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Popular historic sites such as Nyhavn and Roskilde Domkirke are in your itinerary. Explore Copenhagen's surroundings by going to Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod) and Hedeland (in Hedehusene). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Kastellet, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen online attractions planner.

Getting from Aarhus to Copenhagen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 5 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Volvo Museum and Tylosand Strand. Escape the urban bustle at Southern Goteborg Archipelago and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Go for a jaunt from Gothenburg to Fjaras to see Tjoloholms Castle about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Skansen Kronan, get to know the fascinating history of Haga, admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), and see the interesting displays at Maritiman.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gothenburg tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Gothenburg can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Linkoping.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Linkoping, Sweden

— 3 nights
Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. You'll explore and learn at Flygvapenmuseum and Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Linkoping Cathedral and Kolmården Zoo. Explore Linkoping's surroundings by going to Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest (in Vimmerby) and The Industrial Landscape (in Norrkoping).

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Linkoping journey planner.

Drive from Gothenburg to Linkoping in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Linkoping sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Linkoping

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Visby, Sweden

— 2 nights
Located on the largest island in the Baltic Sea, the historical port town of Visby features one of the best-preserved medieval city walls in northern Europe.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Visby City Wall, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botaniska Tradgarden. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Hogklint Naturreservat, steep yourself in history at St. Nicolai Ruin, and then steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Cathedral.

Plan my trip to Visby with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Linkoping to Visby takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Visby

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Sodermalm and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vasa Museum and The Swedish History Museum. Explore Stockholm's surroundings by going to Uppsala (Uppsala Domkyrka & Gamla Uppsala). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, and get engrossed in the history at Medeltidsmuseet.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stockholm travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Visby to Stockholm takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips