19 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

19 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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19 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Bergen, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and Fantoft Stavkirke. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hardanger Fjord and Julehuset - Christmas Shop. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, steep yourself in history at Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, and make a trip to Fish Market.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bergen tour planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Bergen is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to Bergen, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in November: high temperatures in Bergen hover around 8°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Museums
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KODE Art Museums of Bergen ©
KODE Art Museums of Bergen
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Denmark and National Museum of Denmark. Get a sense of the local culture at Frederiksborg Castle and Stroeget. And it doesn't end there: stop by Torvehallerne, examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, enjoy breathtaking views from The Round Tower, and admire the masterpieces at The David Collection.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Copenhagen vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Frederiksborg Castle
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Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Ostermalm Saluhall or Made in stockholm. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sodermalm and Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Skansen, take in the exciting artwork at Fargfabriken, take an in-depth tour of The Hallwyl Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stockholm sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Stockholm when traveling from Copenhagen in November, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

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

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Karl Johans gate and Aker Brygge. Popular historic sites such as Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Det Kongelige Slott are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower, explore the engaging exhibits at Kon-Tiki Museum, and get engrossed in the history at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Oslo trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in November, Oslo is a bit cooler at night with lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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