16 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

16 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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16 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
2
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  9​h
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

4
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Skansen, ski along the peaceful trails at The Green Trails, take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and find something for the whole family at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm road trip tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Stockholm is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Nature Parks
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, admire the natural beauty at Vigelandsparken, and glide through natural beauty at Nordmarka.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oslo road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in August, Oslo is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Nature
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Oslo Fjord ©
Oslo Fjord
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka

1
night
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, cruise along eMobility Geiranger, then admire the sheer force of Seven Sisters, and finally don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Geiranger trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Oslo to Geiranger takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Tours
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Seven Sisters ©
Seven Sisters
eMobility Geiranger ©
eMobility Geiranger

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.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, wander the streets of Stroeget, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), and stroll through Frederiksberg Have.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip builder .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Geiranger to Copenhagen takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Geiranger in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Copenhagen, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Museums
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue) ©

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