16 days in Norway, Denmark & Sweden Itinerary

16 days in Norway, Denmark & Sweden Itinerary

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16 days in Norway, Denmark & Sweden Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
2
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
3
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Flam, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Hirtshals, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Odense, Denmark
— 1 night
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Seattle, United States

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stockholm Old Town and Royal Palace. Vasa Museum and Moderna Museet - Stockholm will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Skansen, get engrossed in the history at Nordiska museet, and explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stockholm trip planner .

Seattle, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time is 9 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in October; daily highs in Stockholm reach 51°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Volvo Museum. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga and then see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Gothenburg trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Gothenburg are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Volvo factory tour
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Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Haga ©
Haga

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.
To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo route app .

Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Oslo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Gothenburg in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oslo, with lows of 35°F. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Flam.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum

1
night
Flam, Norway

Flam ©
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
On the 11th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Flam trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Oslo to Flam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Oslo in October, plan for slightly colder days in Flam, with highs around 45°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stegastein Lookout, Naeroyfjord
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen
Flaamsbana Museet ©
Flaamsbana Museet

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Stine Hoff Kunstglass Economusee, then examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen). Keep things going the next day: get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Gunvor Handmade Illustration.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen online journey planner .

Getting from Flam to Bergen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Flam in October, with highs in Bergen at 54°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Hirtshals.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Bryggen ©
Bryggen

1
night
Hirtshals, Denmark

Hirtshals ©
Hirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Nordsoen Oceanarium.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hirtshals online visit planner .

Explore your travel options from Bergen to Hirtshals with the Route module. October in Hirtshals sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Hirtshals

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Nordsoen Oceanarium ©
Nordsoen Oceanarium

1
night
Odense, Denmark

Odense ©
The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of The Danish Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at H. C. Andersens House, shop like a local with Mal Ravn Art Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home, and finally step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Odense trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Hirtshals to Odense in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Odense are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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H. C. Andersens House ©
H. C. Andersens House
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
The Danish Railway Museum ©
The Danish Railway Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, then take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kastellet.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Hirtshals to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

1
night
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum).

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums
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