42 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

42 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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42 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Forsand Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Andalsnes, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Geiranger, Norway
— 2 nights
bus + train:  7​h 15​min
5
Oslo, Norway
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Kalmar, Sweden
— 4 nights
train:  4​h
8
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Malmo, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Aarhus, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Billund, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland

1
night
Forsand Municipality, Norway

Forsand Municipality ©
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Forsand Municipality route site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Forsand Municipality is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, you will find days in Forsand Municipality are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Gloppedalsura Scree
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Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock

2
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.
On the 6th (Mon), get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): cool off at Iskanten, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, and then steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bergen trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Forsand Municipality to Bergen in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Iskanten
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VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter ©
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter
Bryggen ©
Bryggen

1
night
Andalsnes, Norway

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. On the 8th (Wed), trek along Romsdalseggen and then explore and take pictures at Trollstigen.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Andalsnes trip planner .

You can fly from Bergen to Andalsnes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Andalsnes sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Trollstigen
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Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen

2
nights
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, then admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, and finally don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Geiranger trip app .

Drive from Andalsnes to Geiranger in 2.5 hours. July in Geiranger sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Norsk Folkemuseum and Hvervenbukta. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, walk around Vigelandsparken, kick back and relax at Ingierstrand Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Oslo road trip app .

Do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Oslo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. When traveling from Geiranger in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum
Ingierstrand Beach ©
Ingierstrand Beach

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.
Attractions like Vasa Museum and Skansen make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stockholm Old Town, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
nights
Kalmar, Sweden

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Bring the kids along to Skalby 4H-gard and Aventyrsbadet Kalmar. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Kalmar Castle, head off the coast to Varvsholmen, let little ones run wild at Stadsparken, and take in the views from Ölandsbron.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kalmar driving holiday app .

You can fly from Stockholm to Kalmar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites Theme Parks Golf
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Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Skalby 4H-gard ©
Skalby 4H-gard
Aventyrsbadet Kalmar ©
Aventyrsbadet Kalmar

3
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Liseberg amusement park and Universeum. Change things up with a short trip to Trollhätte Canal in Trollhattan (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and stroll around Gothenburg Botanical Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg travel route planning tool .

Traveling by train from Kalmar to Gothenburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Trollhätte Canal
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Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Haga ©
Haga

2
nights
Malmo, Sweden

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso, then make a trip to Little Square, and finally get your game on at The Alley Escape Rooms. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Skanes Djurpark and then meet the residents at Ystad Animal Park.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Malmo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gothenburg to Malmo in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. July in Malmo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ystad Animal Park, Skanes Djurpark
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Skanes Djurpark ©
Skanes Djurpark
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
HSB Turning Torso ©
HSB Turning Torso

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tivoli Gardens, contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle, examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Copenhagen ZOO.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip builder tool .

Getting from Malmo to Copenhagen by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Moesgaard Strand. Step out of Aarhus to go to Blokhus and see Faarup Sommerland, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, stroll through Strandbaren, walk around Marselisborg Deer Park, and get in on the family fun at Modelpark Denmark.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Aarhus online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Aarhus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Aarhus, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Billund.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Faarup Sommerland
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Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©

2
nights
Billund, Denmark

Billund ©
Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
On the 13th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rovfugleshow and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Billund. On the next day, let the kids burn off some steam at LEGO House, cool off at Lalandia, and then stroll around Skulpturpark Billund.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Billund online holiday planner .

Drive from Aarhus to Billund in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Billund sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Billund

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Rovfugleshow
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LEGO House ©
LEGO House
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
Rovfugleshow ©
Rovfugleshow

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