14 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

14 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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14 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Leicester, United Kingdom
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
car:  4 h
3
Visby, Sweden
— 2 nights
drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h 15 min
End: Leicester, United Kingdom

3
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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, wander the streets of Nyhavn, visit Stroeget, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

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Leicester, UK to Copenhagen is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Leicester to Copenhagen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park and then have fun and explore at Universeum. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, and finally admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gothenburg day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Gothenburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden, examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, then steep yourself in history at Visby City Wall, and finally stop by Kranku Te & Kaffe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): Head underground at Lummelundagrottan, then don't miss a visit to Drottens ruin, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hogklint Naturreservat.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Visby online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Visby takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Visby are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Visby

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Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral

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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, explore the galleries of Royal Palace, and attend a concert at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stockholm route builder site.

You can fly from Visby to Stockholm in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Millesgarden
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and finally walk around Studenterlunden Park. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, then stroll around Vigeland Park, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet.

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Getting from Stockholm to Oslo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Stockholm in August since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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