15 days in Sweden & Southern Norway Itinerary

15 days in Sweden & Southern Norway Itinerary

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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Kristiansand, Norway
— 2 nights
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Kivik, Sweden
— 1 night
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Kalmar, Sweden
— 1 night
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Visby, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Linkoping, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights

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Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©

Little London

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 8th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga and then examine the collection at Aeroseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), and then step into the grandiose world of Carlstens Fastning.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gothenburg road trip site.

Riga, Latvia to Gothenburg is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Riga to Gothenburg, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Riga in August, plan for little chillier days in Gothenburg, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Carlstens Fastning ©
Carlstens Fastning
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) ©

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Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Ravnedalen Naturpark, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Baneheia. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Pyramidehuset Art Gallery - Birte Lohne, take an in-depth tour of Kristiansand Cannon Museum, then head off the coast to Odderoya, then get outside with Fiskebrygga, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kristiansand Domkirke.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kristiansand route tool.

Drive from Gothenburg to Kristiansand in 6.5 hours. In August in Kristiansand, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kivik.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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Ravnedalen Naturpark ©
Ravnedalen Naturpark
Baneheia ©
Baneheia
Kristiansand Cannon Museum ©
Kristiansand Cannon Museum

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Kivik, Sweden

Kivik ©
Kivik is a locality situated in Simrishamn Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 960 inhabitants in 2010. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Stenshuvud National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Forsakar Nature Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Naturum Vattenriket, and then don't miss a visit to Ales Stenar.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kivik online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kristiansand to Kivik takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August in Kivik, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kalmar.

Things to do in Kivik

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Stenshuvud National Park ©
Stenshuvud National Park
Naturum Vattenriket ©
Naturum Vattenriket
Ales Stenar ©
Ales Stenar

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Kalmar, Sweden

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Kalmar Castle, let little ones run wild at Stadsparken, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalmar Cathedral, then take in the views from Ölandsbron, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Klackeberga Kyrka.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalmar road trip tool.

You can drive from Kivik to Kalmar in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Kalmar sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
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Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Kalmar Cathedral ©
Kalmar Cathedral
Klackeberga Kyrka ©
Klackeberga Kyrka

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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 16th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Botaniska Tradgarden, then see the interesting displays at Gotlands Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Visby City Wall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Bla Lagunen, contemplate the long history of St. Nicolai Ruin, and then identify plant and animal life at Hogklint Naturreservat.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Visby trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kalmar to Visby takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Linkoping.

Things to do in Visby

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum

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Linkoping, Sweden

Linkoping ©
Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. On the 18th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at Flygvapenmuseum. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kolmården Zoo, don't miss a visit to Bergs slussar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Linkoping Cathedral.

To find out how to plan a trip to Linkoping, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Visby to Linkoping by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In August, daytime highs in Linkoping are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Stockholm.

Things to do in Linkoping

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum ©
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum
Flygvapenmuseum ©
Flygvapenmuseum
Linkoping Cathedral
Linkoping Cathedral

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get some cultural insight at Vasa Museum and Uppsala Domkyrka. Explore hidden gems such as Monteliusvagen and The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, and take a stroll through Stockholm Old Town.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Linkoping to Stockholm takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Skansen ©
Skansen

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