22 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

22 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scandinavia attractions planner

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Kiruna, Sweden
— 1 night
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Abisko, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Alta, Norway
— 1 night
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Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
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Longyearbyen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
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Flam, Norway
— 1 night
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Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 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 The Swedish History Museum and Parliament Building (Riksdagshuset). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Skansen, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, and enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall.

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

Athens, Greece to Stockholm is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Stockholm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in February; daily highs in Stockholm reach 1°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Kiruna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:

Kiruna, Sweden

— 1 night
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to Kiruna Stadshuset, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kiruna Kyrka.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kiruna online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Kiruna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Stockholm in March, with highs in Kiruna at -2°C and lows at -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Abisko.

Things to do in Kiruna

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:

Abisko, Sweden

— 2 nights
Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Aurora Sky Station and then head outdoors with Lights Over Lapland.

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You can drive from Kiruna to Abisko in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kiruna in March: high temperatures in Abisko hover around 2°C and lows are around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Abisko

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:

Alta, Norway

— 1 night
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 5th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Sami Siida.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Alta sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Abisko to Alta takes 8 hours. Traveling from Abisko in March, Alta is slightly colder at night with lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Tromso.

Things to do in Alta

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:

Tromso, Norway

— 2 nights

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
On the 6th (Sat), shop like a local with Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Elverhoy Kirke, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Graff Brygghus, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tromso travel planner.

Fly from Alta to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and taxi. In March in Tromso, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:

Longyearbyen, Norway

— 2 nights
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
On the 8th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Svalbard Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Svalbard Kirke, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then shop like a local with Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Longyearbyen trip builder app.

You can fly from Tromso to Longyearbyen in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Tromso in March, things will get little chillier in Longyearbyen: highs are around -7°C and lows about -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Oslo.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 9:

Oslo, Norway

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Well Spa Resort and Astrup Fearnley Museet. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum), walk around Vigeland Park, get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Longyearbyen to Oslo in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Longyearbyen in March, plan for much warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 7°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Flam.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Baths · Spas · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:

Flam, Norway

— 1 night
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at FjordSafari, then see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Flam itinerary planner.

Drive from Oslo to Flam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. While traveling from Oslo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Flam, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 13:

Bergen, Norway

— 1 night

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.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, then examine the collection at Museum Lepramuseet St. Jorgens Hospital, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen holiday maker tool.

Getting from Flam to Bergen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Bergen are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 14:

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Davids Samling (The David Collection) and Copenhagen City Hall. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Nyhavn, browse the eclectic array of goods at Torvehallerne, see Bar & Club Tours, and explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen sightseeing planning site.

You can fly from Bergen to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 19: