46 days in Sweden, Norway & Denmark Itinerary

46 days in Sweden, Norway & Denmark Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
2
Abisko, Sweden
— 2 nights
3
Oslo, Norway
— 6 nights
4
Alta, Norway
— 1 night
5
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
6
Longyearbyen, Norway
— 3 nights
7
Leknes, Norway
— 1 night
8
Bergen, Norway
— 5 nights
9
Stavanger, Norway
— 4 nights
10
Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
11
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 8 nights

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Uppsala Domkyrka and Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet). Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ostermalm Saluhall and Mindepartemenetet Art and Photography. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Skansen, wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and learn about all things military at Royal Armory.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Stockholm is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Stockholm is minus 6 hours. In April, Stockholm is much colder than Bangkok - with highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Uppsala Domkyrka, Drottningholm Palace
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka

2
nights
Abisko, Sweden

Abisko ©
Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll through Silverfallet and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Abisko National Park. On the next day, head outdoors with Mount Njulla and then head outdoors with Lights Over Lapland.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Abisko trip builder site.

Fly from Stockholm to Abisko in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Stockholm, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Abisko, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Abisko

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Silverfallet
Highlights from your plan
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Mount Njulla ©
Mount Njulla

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bygdøy and The Ibsen Museum. You'll explore and learn at Vigeland Museum and Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, browse the different shops at Aker Brygge, get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Utopia Retro Modern - Utopia Workshop AS.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip itinerary builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Abisko to Oslo with the Route module. Traveling from Abisko in April, you will find days in Oslo are somewhat warmer (11°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Astrup Fearnley Museet ©
Astrup Fearnley Museet

1
night
Alta, Norway

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 6th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Alta online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Alta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Oslo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Alta, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

3
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum and Perspektivet Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Arctic Cathedral and Art Ika. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, take in the exciting artwork at Lone Slydahl, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleri Nord, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

Before you visit Tromso, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Alta to Tromso by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In May in Tromso, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum ©
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum
Speed Boats Tours
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords

3
nights
Longyearbyen, Norway

Longyearbyen ©
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Ingenior G. Paulsen. Discover out-of-the-way places like Svalbard Museum and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at North Pole Expedition Museum and pause for some serene contemplation at Svalbard Kirke.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Longyearbyen route planner.

You can fly from Tromso to Longyearbyen in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tromso in May; daily highs in Longyearbyen reach 0°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Svalbard Museum ©
Svalbard Museum
Safaris
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke

1
night
Leknes, Norway

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): shop like a local with Galleri2, take in the exciting artwork at Sareptas Hus, then kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, and finally head off the coast to Lofoten Island.

Plan my trip to Leknes with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Leknes takes 6.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Longyearbyen in May, with highs in Leknes at 10°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lofoten Island, Sareptas Hus, Galleri2
Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Sareptas Hus ©
Sareptas Hus

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ulriken and Hardangerfjord. Your inner history buff will appreciate Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Museum Lepramuseet St. Jorgens Hospital. Step out of Bergen with an excursion to Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall in Norheimsund--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen, view the masterpieces at Gunvor Handmade Illustration, get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, and take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bergen trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Leknes to Bergen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. When traveling from Leknes in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bergen, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

4
nights
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
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.
Head to Touscene and Galleri Gannfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Dalsnuten and Orre Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Borestranden Beach in Kleppe (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Sola Strand, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sande Beach, visit Ovre Holmegate, and explore the engaging exhibits at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Stavanger trip planner.

Fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Stavanger can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sandnes, Orre Beach, Borestranden Beach, Sjobadet Myklebust, Sande Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dalsnuten ©
Dalsnuten
Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord

4
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.
Let the collections at Koldinghus and Grisk capture your imagination. Relax by the water at Moesgaard Strand and Strandbaren. Take a break from Aarhus with a short trip to Egeskov Castle in Odense, about 2 hours away. The adventure continues: get curious at Moesgaard Museum, play a few rounds at Aarhus Golf Club, get into the urban bustle at Dokk1, and pause for some serene contemplation at Viby Kirke.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aarhus tour planner.

You can fly from Stavanger to Aarhus in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koldinghus, Egeskov Castle
Highlights from your plan
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Koldinghus ©
Koldinghus

8
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.
Let the collections at Viking Ship Museum and Thorvaldsens Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nyhavn and Roskilde Domkirke. Get out of town with these interesting Copenhagen side-trips: Galleri ArtDoor (in Holbaek) and Mons Klint (in Moen). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, look for gifts at National Gallery of Denmark, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Roskilde, Galleri ArtDoor, Mons Klint
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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