30 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

30 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
2
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
3
Helsingborg, Sweden
— 3 nights
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
5
Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
6
Sola Municipality, Norway
— 2 nights
7
Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
8
Leknes, Norway
— 1 night
9
Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights

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.
Visiting Langholmen and Riddarholmen will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace and Wrangelska palatset. Step out of Stockholm with an excursion to Fjallnora Friluftsomrade in Uppsala--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Soderbysjon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm online tour planner.

New York City, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Stockholm to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fjallnora Friluftsomrade
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Langholmen ©
Langholmen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

1
night
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 18th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, then look for all kinds of wild species at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat, then stroll around Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and finally head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Gothenburg are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsingborg.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Haga ©
Haga
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden

3
nights
Helsingborg, Sweden

Helsingborg ©
A scenic coastal city known for its lively waterfront area overlooked by a medieval castle, Helsingborg considers itself Sweden's gateway to Europe.
Church of St. Mary and Kullen Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Skanors Havsbad and Tylosand Strand. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsingborg: Naturum Kullaberg (in Molle), Hallands Vadero (in Torekov) and Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari (in Markaryd). There's more to do: grab your bike and head to Groningen and kick back and relax at Tropical Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsingborg day trip site.

Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Helsingborg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsingborg are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Helsingborg

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Skanors Havsbad, Tylosand Strand, Naturum Kullaberg, Hallands Vadero, Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari
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Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari ©
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari
Church of St. Mary ©
Church of St. Mary

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nyhavn and Kastellet. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Copenhagen journey planning app.

You can drive from Helsingborg to Copenhagen in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Kastellet ©
Kastellet

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Moesgaard Strand and Aarslev Engso. You'll get in some beach time at Strandbaren and Ballehage Strand. Get out of town with these interesting Aarhus side-trips: Molslaboratoriet (in Femmoeller) and Kyst- og Fjordcentret (in Oersted). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Brabrandstien and pause for some serene contemplation at Todbjerg Kirke.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Aarhus trip planning website.

Drive from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Aarhus are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Sola Municipality.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Molslaboratoriet, Kyst- og Fjordcentret
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Moesgaard Strand ©
Moesgaard Strand
Kyst- og Fjordcentret ©
Kyst- og Fjordcentret
Aarslev Engso ©
Aarslev Engso

2
nights
Sola Municipality, Norway

Sola Municipality ©
Visiting Sjobadet Myklebust and Borestranden Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Orre Beach and Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden. Change things up with a short trip to Utstein Kloster in Rennesoy Municipality (about 44 minutes away).

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sola Municipality trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aarhus to Sola Municipality. Traveling from Aarhus in August, expect nights in Sola Municipality to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are little chillier, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Sola Municipality

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Halandsvannet, Borestranden Beach, Orre Beach, Utstein Kloster
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Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Halandsvannet ©
Halandsvannet

1
night
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, then gear up at eMobility Geiranger, then admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, and finally don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

Start your trip to Geiranger by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Sola Municipality to Geiranger with the Route module. Traveling from Sola Municipality in September, Geiranger is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
eMobility Geiranger ©
eMobility Geiranger

1
night
Leknes, Norway

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Uttakleiv Beach, then kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, and then head off the coast to Lofoten Island.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Leknes trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Geiranger to Leknes takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Geiranger in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Leknes, with highs around 54°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kvalvika Beach, Lofoten Island
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach

5
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Soerenga Public Pool and Hvervenbukta. Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Rådhuset will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, kick back and relax at Fiskevollbukta Beach, walk around Svartdalsparken, and glide through natural beauty at Nordmarka.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo trip planner.

You can fly from Leknes to Oslo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or drive. When traveling from Leknes in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka

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