9 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

9 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Train to Svedala station, Taxi to Malmo, Fly to Stockholm
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Tromso, Norway
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Leknes, Norway
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Longyearbyen, Norway
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Amager Strandpark and Mons Klint. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke) and Moen Golf Center. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Alban's Church, ponder the design of Gefionspringvandet, stop by National Gallery of Denmark, and step into the grandiose world of Kastellet.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip builder app.

London, UK to Copenhagen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from London in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Copenhagen: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Shopping · Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, then step off the mainland to explore Sodermalm, then take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), and finally hunt for treasures at Ostermalm Saluhall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Storkyrkan, then make a trip to Stortorget, and finally explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip maker.

Do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Stockholm is a bit cooler than Copenhagen - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): snap pictures at Tromso Bridge and then test your team's savvy at Arctic Escape.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tromso trip builder.

You can fly from Stockholm to Tromso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. While traveling from Stockholm, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tromso, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Fun & Games

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Leknes, Norway

Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): head off the coast to Lofoten Island and then kick back and relax at Haukland Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Leknes trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Leknes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Leknes are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Longyearbyen, Norway

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Snowmobile Safari Svalbard, see the interesting displays at Svalbard Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Svalbard Kirke. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Better Moments.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Longyearbyen road trip planning website.

You can fly from Leknes to Longyearbyen in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Leknes in December, things will get little chillier in Longyearbyen: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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