15 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

15 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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15 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Aarhus, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Newark, United States

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.
Mons Klint has been added to your itinerary. Nyhavn and National Gallery of Denmark are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tivoli Gardens and National Museum of Denmark. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Amager Strandpark, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, stop by Christiania, and wander the streets of Stroeget.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip itinerary planning site .

Newark, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Copenhagen. Traveling from Newark in May, things will get a bit cooler in Copenhagen: highs are around 62°F and lows about 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mons Klint, Jaegerborg Dyrehave
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Mons Klint ©
Mons Klint
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Stroeget ©
Stroeget

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Thu), get curious at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, explore the world behind art at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, and then get into the urban bustle at Dokk1.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Aarhus online visit planner .

You can drive from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Aarhus are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses
Dokk1 ©
Dokk1

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology and Foten Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Oslomarka and Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood. Change things up with a short trip to Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area in Gressvik (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), examine the collection at 22 July Centre, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet.

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Traveling by flight from Aarhus to Oslo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Aarhus in May since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gressvik
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Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

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.
On the 18th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, and then examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, and then hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

To see photos, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Bergen tour builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. May in Bergen sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter ©
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter

2
nights
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Skagenkaien, then examine the collection at Breidablikk, then kick back and relax at Godalen Beach, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Kvekergravstedet. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Vaulen Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Orre Beach, and then kick back and relax at Borestranden Beach.

To see where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Stavanger online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Stavanger takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Stavanger, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Borestranden Beach, Orre Beach
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Godalen Beach ©
Godalen Beach
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach

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