25 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

25 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scandinavia travel planner
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Fly
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive
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Flam, Norway
— 4 nights
Bus to Hellesylt, Ferry to Geiranger
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Geiranger, Norway
— 4 nights
Ferry to Ålesund rutebilstasjon hurtigbåtkai, Fly to Oslo
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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Fly to Malmo, Taxi to Svedala station, Train to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Bergen, Norway — 2 nights

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John's Church, explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bergen road trip planning website.

Edinburgh, UK to Bergen is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Bergen. August in Bergen sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Flam.
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Flam, Norway — 4 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 Undredal Stave Church and Otternes Bygdetun. Escape the urban bustle at Flam Hiking AS and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flam Church, look for gifts at Flam Store Exclusive, admire the sheer force of Rjoandefossen, and see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Flam visit planning website.

You can drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Flam sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Geiranger.
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Geiranger, Norway — 4 nights

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Take a break from the city and head to The Seven Sisters and Skagefla. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Storseterfossen and Stryn Sommerski. And it doesn't end there: hike along Korsmyra - Hiking Track, examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and stop by Geiranger Sjokolade.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Geiranger day trip tool.

Getting from Flam to Geiranger by combination of bus and ferry takes about 9.5 hours. In August in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway — 4 nights

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 in touch with nature at Nordmarka and Oslo Fjord Boat Fishing. Oscarsborg Fortress and Oslomarka will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Drobak, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, walk around Vigeland Park, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oslo route planner.

Getting from Geiranger to Oslo by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. August in Oslo sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 4 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Uppsala Domkyrka and Strandvagen. Escape the urban bustle at Botanical Gardens and Riddarholmen. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Royal Palace, examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm, take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), and get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen.

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Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Stockholm when traveling from Oslo in August, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 5 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jaegerborg Dyrehave and Stevns Klint. Visit Rosenborg Castle and The Karen Blixen Museum for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Copenhagen side-trips: Frederiksborg Slotskirke (in Hillerod) and Cold War Museum Stevnsfort (in Roedvig). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, contemplate the long history of Our Saviour's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Alban's Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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