14 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

14 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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1
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
3
Kiruna, Sweden
— 1 night
4
Abisko, Sweden
— 1 night
5
Visby, Sweden
— 1 night
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights

3
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.
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum and The Ibsen Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke) and Fram Museum. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Frogner Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oslo route planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Oslo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Oslo is much colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 8°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Royal Palace and Storkyrkan are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to The Swedish History Museum and Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquitie, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in December, expect nights in Stockholm to be a bit warmer, around -1°C, while days are little chillier, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kiruna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
The Swedish History Museum ©
The Swedish History Museum

1
night
Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Kiruna Kyrka, pause for some serene contemplation at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård, and then examine the collection at Sami Siida - Markanbaiki.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kiruna sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Kiruna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Stockholm in December, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Kiruna: temperatures range from -6°C by day to -16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Abisko.

Things to do in Kiruna

Historic Sites · Museums
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Kiruna Kyrka ©
Kiruna Kyrka
Sami Siida - Markanbaiki ©
Sami Siida - Markanbaiki
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård ©
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård

1
night
Abisko, Sweden

Abisko ©
Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
On the 12th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Abisko tour website.

Traveling by car from Kiruna to Abisko takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Kiruna in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Abisko: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Abisko

Nature · Parks
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Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park

1
night
Visby, Sweden

Visby ©
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.
On the 13th (Tue), don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Gotlands Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Visby City Wall.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Visby trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Abisko to Visby takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Abisko in December: highs in Visby hover around 4°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Visby

Historic Sites · Museums
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Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Davids Samling (The David Collection) and National Museum of Denmark. Visit Nyhavn and Christiansborg Slot for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Visby to Copenhagen. In December in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Davids Samling (The David Collection) ©
Davids Samling (The David Collection)

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