18 days in Sweden & Southern Norway Itinerary

18 days in Sweden & Southern Norway Itinerary

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18 days in Sweden & Southern Norway Itinerary

New Delhi, India
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Visby, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
Halmstad, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Klavrestrom, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
Kristiansand, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
New Delhi, India

4
days
Stockholm, Sweden

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Uppsala Domkyrka and Monteliusvagen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Moderna Museet - Stockholm and Stockholm Cathedral. Step out of Stockholm to go to Uppsala and see English Bookshop, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Skeppsholmen, admire the natural beauty at Millesgården, look for gifts at The English Bookshop, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm trip app

New Delhi, India to Stockholm is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in June, expect Stockholm to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uppsala, Millesgården
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Langholmen
Uppsala Domkyrka
Skeppsholmen

3
days
Visby, Sweden

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.
Get outdoors at Hogklint Naturreservat and Lummelundagrottan. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Visby City Wall and Stora Karlso. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gotlands Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Karin Cathedral Ruins, admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden, and take in the dramatic natural features at Bla Lagunen.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Visby travel route website

Getting from Stockholm to Visby by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Visby sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gotland
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Bla Lagunen
Visby City Wall
Hogklint Naturreservat

3
days
Gothenburg, Sweden

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Get in touch with nature at Slottsskogen and Anggardsbergens Naturreservat. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Volvo Museum and Maritiman. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Fish Church, enjoy the sea views from Southern Goteborg Archipelago, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Masthuggskyrkan.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gothenburg road trip planning tool

You can fly from Visby to Gothenburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Gothenburg are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Halmstad.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Mölndals stadsmuseum
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Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Slottsskogen
Volvo Museum

1
day
Halmstad, Sweden

Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Nissan and then stroll through Tylosand Strand.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Halmstad trip itinerary website

Traveling by train from Gothenburg to Halmstad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Halmstad can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Klavrestrom.

Things to do in Halmstad

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Tylosand Strand
Nissan

1
day
Klavrestrom, Sweden

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore and take pictures at Ingebo Hagar and then find something for the whole family at Astrid Lindgren's World.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Klavrestrom sightseeing planner

You can drive from Halmstad to Klavrestrom in 2.5 hours. June in Klavrestrom sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Klavrestrom

Theme Parks

Side Trips

Vimmerby, Transjo Hytte
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Astrid Lindgren's World
Transjo Hytte
Ingebo Hagar

4
days
Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand is a city, municipality and the county capital of Vest-Agder county in Southern Norway. For shopping fun, head to Randesund Candle Foundry and Gift Shop or Lillemarkens. Step out of the city life by going to Ravnedalen Naturpark and Grimstad's Archipelago. Change things up with these side-trips from Kristiansand: Marivold Recreation Ground (in Grimstad), Sjosanden (in Mandal) and Lindesnes Fyr (in Spangereid). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Baneheia, make a splash at Dyreparken, admire the local landmark of Otterdalsparken, and learn about all things military at Kristiansand Cannon Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kristiansand day trip planner

You can drive from Klavrestrom to Kristiansand in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Kristiansand can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grimstad, Sjosanden, Lindesnes Fyr
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Dyreparken
Baneheia
Ravnedalen Naturpark

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