15 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

15 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
2
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
3
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights

2
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.
Bring the kids along to Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Escape the urban bustle at Ulriken and Hardangerfjord. There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with KODE Art Museums of Bergen.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen road trip website.

Aspen, USA to Bergen is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. When traveling from Aspen in May, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Bergen: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bygdøy, learn about all things military at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum, and then examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum). Keep things going the next day: get curious at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology, then admire the masterpieces at Astrup Fearnley Museet, and then explore the activities along Sognsvann Lake.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Oslo route maker website.

Fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bergen in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oslo, with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©
The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology ©

2
nights
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 14th (Thu): stroll around Gothenburg Botanical Garden, then see the interesting displays at Aeroseum, then see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, and finally head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), get to know the resident critters at Slottsskogen, and then examine the collection at Maritiman.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Oslo to Gothenburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Oslo in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 44°F in Gothenburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Maritiman ©
Maritiman
Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) ©
Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum)

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Geo Center Mons Klint and Royal Library (Kongelige Bibliotek). Museum-lovers will appreciate Viking Ship Museum and The David Collection. Venture out of the city with trips to Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod), Mons Klint (in Moen) and Roskilde Domkirke (in Roskilde). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Alban's Church, and stroll around Frederiksberg Have.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip 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 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Roskilde, Moen, Frederiksborg Castle
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Geo Center Mons Klint ©
Geo Center Mons Klint
Royal Library (Kongelige Bibliotek) ©
Royal Library (Kongelige Bibliotek)
Mons Klint ©
Mons Klint

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sala Silvergruva and Fjallgatan. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Swedish History Museum and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stockholm: Kolmården Zoo (in Kolmarden) and Uppsala Domkyrka (in Uppsala). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Storkyrkan, head off the coast to Sodermalm, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ostermalm Saluhall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Copenhagen to Stockholm by combination of train, taxi, and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kolmården Zoo, Sala Silvergruva, Uppsala Domkyrka
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Kolmården Zoo ©
Kolmården Zoo
Sala Silvergruva ©
Sala Silvergruva
Fjallgatan ©
Fjallgatan

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