57 days in Sweden, Denmark & Norway Itinerary

57 days in Sweden, Denmark & Norway Itinerary

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57 days in Sweden, Denmark & Norway Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Visby, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Skagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Odense, Denmark
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 8 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Stavanger, Norway
— 4 nights
Ferry + Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Odda, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Bergen, Norway
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
10
Stryn, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Geiranger, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Alesund, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
13
Oslo, Norway
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

8
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 Stockholm Canals and Stortorget. Change things up with these side-trips from Stockholm: Kolmården Zoo (in Kolmarden) and Uppsala Domkyrka (in Uppsala). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, and take a stroll through Stockholm Old Town.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Stockholm is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Stockholm. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect Stockholm to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kolmården Zoo, Uppsala Domkyrka, Drottningholm Palace, Millesgarden
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Stockholm Canals ©
Stockholm Canals

2
nights
Visby, Sweden

Visby ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden, explore the historical opulence of Visby City Wall, and then examine the collection at Gotlands Museum. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tjauls Adventures and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hogklint Naturreservat.

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

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Visby takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Wildlife Trails
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Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Hogklint Naturreservat ©
Hogklint Naturreservat

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Marstrand and Gothenburg Botanical Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Tylosand Strand (in Halmstad) and Trollhätte Canal (in Trollhattan). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park, examine the collection at Aeroseum, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum).

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You can fly from Visby to Gothenburg in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Skagen.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Trollhätte Canal, Marstrand, Tylosand Strand
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Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Trollhätte Canal ©
Trollhätte Canal

2
nights
Skagen, Denmark

Skagen ©
Skagen is Denmark's northernmost town and the area surrounding it. On the 18th (Fri), make a trip to Grenen, admire the masterpieces at Skagens Museum, and then cruise along Rabjerg Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Saebygaard Skov - Saeby, have some family-friendly fun at Escape Denmark, and then visit a coastal fixture at Hirtshals Fyr.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Skagen driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Skagen takes 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Skagen are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Odense.

Things to do in Skagen

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Frederikshavn, Hirtshals Fyr
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Escape Denmark ©
Escape Denmark
Grenen ©
Grenen
Rabjerg Mile ©
Rabjerg Mile

4
nights
Odense, Denmark

Odense ©
The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Egeskov Castle and Moesgaard Museum. Explore Odense's surroundings by going to Kolding (Koldinghus & Trapholt), LEGO House (in Billund) and Vagnende kvinde (Aarhuspigen) (in Aarhus). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ribe Domkirke, admire the landmark architecture of Tirpitz, and meet the residents at Odense ZOO.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Odense trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Skagen to Odense takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Odense can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kolding, Aarhus, LEGO House, Ribe Domkirke, Tirpitz
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Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
LEGO House ©
LEGO House

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mons Klint and Roskilde Domkirke. Explore Copenhagen's surroundings by going to Knuthenborg Safaripark (in Maribo) and Viking Ship Museum (in Roskilde). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and stop by Stroeget.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Odense to Copenhagen in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Roskilde, Knuthenborg Safaripark, Mons Klint
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Mons Klint ©
Mons Klint

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lysefjord and Norwegian Petroleum Museum. Go for a jaunt from Stavanger to Sandnes to see Dalsnuten about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Flor & Fjære, trek along Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag, take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sola Strand.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stavanger travel route planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Stavanger in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Odda.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Dalsnuten, Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag
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Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Flor & Fjære ©
Flor & Fjære
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

2
nights
Odda, Norway

Odda ©
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Latefossen and then don't miss a visit to Trolltunga. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Husedalen Valley and then explore the striking landscape at Buarbreen.

To see more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Odda online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Stavanger to Odda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Stavanger in October, with highs in Odda at 10°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Odda

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Husedalen Valley
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Trolltunga ©
Trolltunga
Latefossen ©
Latefossen
Buarbreen ©
Buarbreen

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hardangerfjord and Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, examine the collection at Leprosy Museum, and go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven.

To find more things to do, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip planner.

Drive from Odda to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Odda in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bergen, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Hardangerfjord ©
Hardangerfjord
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

1
night
Stryn, Norway

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. On the 13th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Tvinnefossen Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), and then contemplate the long history of Olden.

For other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Stryn online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bergen to Stryn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bergen in October: highs in Stryn hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Olden ©
Olden
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
Tvinnefossen Waterfall ©
Tvinnefossen Waterfall

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.
On the 14th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, 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.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Geiranger online day trip planner .

You can drive from Stryn to Geiranger in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Alesund.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

4
nights
Alesund, Norway

Alesund ©
A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Romsdalseggen and Alnes Lighthouse. Go for a jaunt from Alesund to Andalsnes to see Rampestreken about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fjellstua Viewpoint, get a new perspective on nature at Sunnmoere Museum, hike along Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tueneset and Hessabana.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Alesund day trip planning site .

You can drive from Geiranger to Alesund in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Geiranger in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Alesund, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Alesund

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Andalsnes
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
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Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Fjellstua Viewpoint ©
Fjellstua Viewpoint
Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse

7
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Heddal Stave Church and Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oslo: The Fortified Town (in Fredrikstad) and Gullkronen (in Tonsberg). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum), appreciate the history behind Tjuvholmen Sculpture Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Oslo's Harbour Promenade.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oslo travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Alesund to Oslo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Alesund in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Oslo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gullkronen, Heddal Stave Church, Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress), The Fortified Town
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 26:
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Heddal Stave Church ©
Heddal Stave Church
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

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