22 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

22 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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1
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
2
Geiranger, Norway
— 2 nights
3
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
5
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
7
Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights

3
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ulriken and Stoltzekleiven. Step out of the city life by going to Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip itinerary maker site.

York, UK to Bergen is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from York in May, expect nights in Bergen to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Ulriken ©
Ulriken
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

2
nights
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, and then explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Geiranger holiday planner.

Getting from Bergen to Geiranger by combination of flight and ferry takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

4
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 Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Norsk Folkemuseum. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Bygdøy, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, walk around Frogner Park, and examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Oslo travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Oslo in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and flight. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skansen and Strandvagen. Visit Royal Palace and Monteliusvagen for their historical value. Step out of Stockholm to go to Uppsala and see Uppsala Domkyrka, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Storkyrkan, take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, brush up on your military savvy at Army Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Royal Armory.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm tour planner.

Getting from Oslo to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. May in Stockholm sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Drottningholm Palace, Uppsala Domkyrka
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
On the 16th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, then take in nature's colorful creations at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, then examine the collection at Volvo Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Stockholm to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Haga ©
Haga

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.
Nyhavn and Viking Ship Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rosenborg Castle and Roskilde Domkirke. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, and wander the streets of Stroeget.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Copenhagen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Roskilde
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Roskilde Domkirke ©
Roskilde Domkirke
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

3
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church and Aarhus Domkirke. Museum-lovers will appreciate Koldinghus and Moesgaard Museum. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mollestien, examine the collection at Den Gamle By, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helligaandskirken.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Aarhus day trip planning website.

Drive from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. May in Aarhus sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church, Koldinghus
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Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church ©
Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
Koldinghus ©
Koldinghus
Aarhus Domkirke ©
Aarhus Domkirke

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