21 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

21 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway trip planner

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Oslo
— 4 nights
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Tromso
— 2 nights
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
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Svolvaer
— 2 nights
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Bodo
— 3 nights
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Bergen
— 4 nights
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Stavanger
— 4 nights
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Oslo

— 4 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, see the interesting displays at Munch Museum, explore the activities along Oslofjord, and take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Oslo holiday builder site.

Bilbao, Spain to Oslo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, Oslo is little chillier than Bilbao - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to fly to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Tromso

— 2 nights

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
On the 16th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage and then appreciate the history behind Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, examine the collection at The Polar Museum, and then admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso trip planning app.

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oslo in July: highs in Tromso hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Leknes, Vestvagoy

— 1 night
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the sights as you ascend with Holandsmelen Hiking Trail, kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, and then trek along Hiking on the hills.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Leknes trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Leknes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

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Svolvaer

— 2 nights
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, then take in the awesome beauty at Floya, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): hike along Festvagtind Hike and then take in the awesome beauty at Glomtinden.

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Traveling by car from Leknes to Svolvaer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Svolvaer can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can fly to Bodo.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Bodo

— 3 nights
Bodo is known for museums, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ronvik, look for gifts at Craig Alibone Chocolate, cast your line with a fishing tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mjelle.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bodo trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Svolvaer to Bodo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Bodo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Bergen.

Things to do in Bodo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bergen

— 4 nights

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Take a break from Bergen with a short trip to Gone Paddling AS in Herdla, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, make a splash at Iskanten, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bergen day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Bodo to Bergen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Bergen are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Stavanger

— 4 nights

Oil Capital

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge in Jorpeland (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, have fun and explore at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, make a trip to Paseo por la calle, and contemplate the long history of Old Stavanger.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Stavanger planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lofoten Islands travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums