35 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights
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Trondheim, Norway
— 2 nights
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Bergen, Norway
— 4 nights
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Stavanger, Norway
— 3 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Linkoping, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Visby, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Oslo, Norway — 5 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Oslomarka and Det Kongelige Slott. Step off the beaten path and head to Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum and Aker Brygge. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, stroll around Frogner Park, admire all the interesting features of Norsk Folkemuseum, and examine the collection at Fram Museum.

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Melbourne, Australia to Oslo is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Oslo, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Oslo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Trondheim.
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Trondheim, Norway — 2 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Rockheim, then admire all the interesting features of Kristiansten Fortress, and then take a stroll through Bakklandet. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nidaros Cathedral, then examine the collection at Erkebispegarden (Archbishop's Palace), and finally snap pictures at Old Town Bridge.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Trondheim tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Trondheim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Trondheim, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Bergen.
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Bergen, Norway — 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Hardangerfjord. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen. The adventure continues: engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, examine the collection at Lepramuseet St. Jorgens Hospital, view the masterpieces at Gunvor Handmade Illustration, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bergen trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Bergen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can fly to Stavanger.
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Stavanger, Norway — 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Norwegian Petroleum Museum and Stavanger Maritime Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Ovre Holmegate and Gamle Stavanger. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology (Arkeologisk Museum), make a trip to Flor & Fjære, view the masterpieces at Tou scene, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stavanger trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Stavanger are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Aarhus.
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Aarhus, Denmark — 3 nights

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Koldinghus and Trapholt. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at LEGO House and Aarhus Domkirke. Change things up with these side-trips from Aarhus: Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (in Jelling) and Kalo Slotsruin (in Roende). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Aarhus Vikingemuseet, and see the interesting displays at Moesgaard Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Aarhus itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Aarhus takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 4 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. Visit Rosenborg Castle and Roskilde Domkirke for their historical value. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), wander the streets of Christiania, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen itinerary planner.

Fly from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Gothenburg.
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Gothenburg, Sweden — 3 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maritiman and Carlstens Fastning. Get a sense of the local culture at Aeroseum and Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Volvo Museum, admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Linkoping.
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Linkoping, Sweden — 2 nights

Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at Flygvapenmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linkoping Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae, and then examine the collection at Motala Motor Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Linkoping road trip tool.

You can drive from Gothenburg to Linkoping in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Linkoping, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Visby.
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Visby, Sweden — 2 nights

Located on the largest island in the Baltic Sea, the historical port town of Visby features one of the best-preserved medieval city walls in northern Europe.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Drottens ruin, then step into the grandiose world of Visby City Wall, then examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Hogklint Naturreservat, then admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden, and then steep yourself in history at St. Nicolai Ruin.

To find out how to plan a trip to Visby, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Linkoping to Visby by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to fly to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 5 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Step off the beaten path and head to Storkyrkan and Sodermalm. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vasa Museum and Uppsala Domkyrka. Go for a jaunt from Stockholm to Uppsala to see Gamla Uppsala about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, appreciate the extensive heritage of Strandvagen, and take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Stockholm online route builder.

Traveling by flight from Visby to Stockholm takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In September, daytime highs in Stockholm are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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