61 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

61 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 7 nights
2
Akirkeby, Denmark
— 3 nights
3
Aero, Denmark
— 3 nights
4
Randers, Denmark
— 6 nights
5
Grimstad, Norway
— 4 nights
6
Klepp Municipality, Norway
— 3 nights
7
Oslo, Norway
— 7 nights
8
Trondheim, Norway
— 6 nights
9
Tromso, Norway
— 6 nights
10
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
11
Visby, Sweden
— 4 nights
12
Vasteras, Sweden
— 5 nights

7
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.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Denmark and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Shop till you drop at Illums Bolighus and Torvehallerne. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Gudmindrup Beach (in Hoejby), Kronborg (in Helsingoer) and Fanefjord Church (in Askeby). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Bagsvaerd Kirke, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Copenhagen trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Copenhagen is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Copenhagen to be cooler, temps between 3°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Akirkeby.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gudmindrup Beach, Kronborg, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Fanefjord Church, Bagsvaerd Kirke
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 8:
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Gallery of Denmark ©
National Gallery of Denmark
Fanefjord Church ©
Fanefjord Church

3
nights
Akirkeby, Denmark

Akirkeby ©
Aakirkeby or Åkirkeby is a town in Denmark with a population of 2,052 (1 January 2015). Get a sense of the local culture at Hammershus and Bornholm Ceramic Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Granitvaerkstedet Aarsdale Molle and Bornholms Automobilmuseum. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Oluf Host Museet, pause for some serene contemplation at Ols Kirke, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dueodde Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Almindingen.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Akirkeby online tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Copenhagen to Akirkeby. In January, daytime highs in Akirkeby are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Aero.

Things to do in Akirkeby

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Gudhjem, Bornholm Ceramic Museum, Dueodde Beach, Granitvaerkstedet Aarsdale Molle, Ols Kirke
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Aa Kirke ©
Aa Kirke
Hammershus ©
Hammershus
Osterlars Rundkirke ©
Osterlars Rundkirke

3
nights
Aero, Denmark

Aero
Most visitors remember their trip to Aero by a unique blend of scenery, culture, history, and food.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Skjoldnaes Fyr and Marstal Kirke. Appreciate the collections at Hammerichs Hus and Flaske Peters Samling. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Aero Island, play a few rounds at Aero Golf Club, examine the collection at Marstal Sofartsmuseum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bregninge Kirke.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Aero road trip app.

Explore your travel options from Akirkeby to Aero with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Randers.

Things to do in Aero

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Bregninge Kirke
Bregninge Kirke
Skjoldnaes Fyr ©
Skjoldnaes Fyr
Aero Island
Aero Island

6
nights
Randers, Denmark

Randers ©
Randers is a city in Randers Municipality, Central Denmark Region on the Jutland peninsula. Your inner history buff will appreciate Voergaard Slot and Lodbjerg Kirke. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rosenholm Slot and Glenholm Vingard. Get out of town with these interesting Randers side-trips: Aars Kirke (in Aars), Dronninglund Kirke (in Dronninglund) and Lodbjerg Fyr (in Tolbol). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Kunsthaandvaerket, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Risskov Kirke, engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, and contemplate the long history of Porskaer Stenhus.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Randers holiday planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Aero to Randers with the Route module. January in Randers sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grimstad.

Things to do in Randers

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Aarhus, Dronninglund, Tolbol, Rosenholm Slot, Aars Kirke
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 20:
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Lodbjerg Kirke ©
Lodbjerg Kirke
Lodbjerg Fyr ©
Lodbjerg Fyr
Rosenholm Slot ©
Rosenholm Slot

4
nights
Grimstad, Norway

Grimstad ©
Grimstad is a town and municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. You'll explore and learn at SKMU Sorlandets Kunstmuseum and Naes Ironworks Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Annas Rom and Merdøgaard skjærgårdsmuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Grimstad: Hillestad Gallery (in Amli), Randesund Candle Foundry and Gift Shop (in Kristiansand) and Tromoy Church (in Arendal). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Grimstad's Archipelago, pause for some serene contemplation at Fjaere Kirke, stroll through Marivold Recreation Ground, and enjoy the sea views from Homborsund Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grimstad travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Randers to Grimstad by car takes about 5.5 hours. January in Grimstad sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Klepp Municipality.

Things to do in Grimstad

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Arendal, Kristiansand, Hillestad Gallery, Annas Rom, Naes Ironworks Museum
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Homborsund Lighthouse ©
Homborsund Lighthouse
Merdøgaard skjærgårdsmuseum ©
Merdøgaard skjærgårdsmuseum
Hillestad Gallery ©
Hillestad Gallery

3
nights
Klepp Municipality, Norway

Klepp Municipality ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Aviation History and Eigeroy Fyr. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden and Vitengarden.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Klepp Municipality trip planner.

You can drive from Grimstad to Klepp Municipality in 4.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Klepp Municipality are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Klepp Municipality

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sola Municipality, Vitengarden, Eigeroy Fyr
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Vitengarden ©
Vitengarden
Eigeroy Fyr ©
Eigeroy Fyr

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.
Appreciate the collections at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium and National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress) and Nore Stavkirke. Explore Oslo's surroundings by going to The Halden Canal Haldenkanalen (in Orje), Sosterkirkene (in Gran Municipality) and Roed Manor (in Halden). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Korketrekkeren, examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Gronland Church, and contemplate the long history of Det Kongelige Slott.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Oslo road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Klepp Municipality to Oslo. Traveling from Klepp Municipality in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oslo, with lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Halden, The Halden Canal Haldenkanalen, Nore Stavkirke, Heddal Stave Church, Sosterkirkene
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum
Heddal Stave Church ©
Heddal Stave Church
Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress) ©

6
nights
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Appreciate the collections at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum and Rockheim. Step off the beaten path and head to Vitensenteret i Trondheim and Ringve Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Trondheim side-trips: Stjordal (Hegra Festning & Vaernes Church), Levanger (Galleri Carrie, Falstadsenteret, &more) and Thamshavn Railway (in Lokken). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Kristiansten Fortress, admire the masterpieces at Trondheim Brukskunstforening, see the interesting displays at Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ilen Kirke.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Trondheim trip maker app.

You can fly from Oslo to Trondheim in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in February, you will find days in Trondheim are little chillier (3°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Levanger, Stjordal, Thamshavn Railway
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 9:
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Hegra Festning ©
Hegra Festning
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Ringve Museum ©
Ringve Museum

6
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum and Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet. Head to Profil Glassdesign and Moose on the Loose Concept Storefor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Active Tromso, catch a movie at Verdensteatret Kino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, and take in the awesome beauty at The Lyngen Alps.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tromso itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Tromso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Trondheim in February, expect nights in Tromso to be about the same, around -5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Profil Glassdesign ©
Profil Glassdesign
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

5
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.
Museum Gustavianum and Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet) will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Uppsala Domkyrka and Gamla Uppsala. Explore Stockholm's surroundings by going to Arlanda Flygsamlingar (in Arlandastad), Modelljarnvagens Hus (in Alunda) and Skokloster Castle (in Skokloster). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Botvids Kyrka, stop by The English Bookshop, and explore the ancient world of Karnbo Church.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Stockholm takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Uppsala, Karnbo Church, Tureholms Slott, Arlanda Flygsamlingar, St. Botvids Kyrka
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Skokloster Castle ©
Skokloster Castle

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Visby City Wall and St. Nicolai Ruin. Do your shopping at F & Th Ödins Garveri AB Ödins Garveri and Ejmunds Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Visby side-trips: Bungemuseet (in Farosund) and Gannarve Skeppssattning (in Klintehamn). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Karin Cathedral Ruins, and tee off at Visby Golfklubb.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Visby fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Stockholm to Visby in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vasteras.

Things to do in Visby

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bungemuseet, Föreningen Gotlandståget, Gannarve Skeppssattning, St. Karin Cathedral Ruins, Ejmunds Farm
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum
St. Nicolai Ruin ©
St. Nicolai Ruin

5
nights
Vasteras, Sweden

Vasteras ©
Västerås is a city in central Sweden, located on the shore of Lake Mälaren in the province Västmanland, some 100km west of Stockholm. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Munktellmuseet and Anundshog. Head to Asby Hem och Tradgard and Erikslund Shopping Centerfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vasteras: Floda kyrka (in Katrineholm), Oljeon (in Angelsberg) and Bil- och Teknikhistoriska Samlingarna (in Koping). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Vasteras Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Vastmanlands lans museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Harkeberga kyrka, and explore the historical opulence of Orebro Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Vasteras journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Visby to Vasteras takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February in Vasteras, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vasteras

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Enkoping, Floda kyrka, Oljeon, Asby Hem och Tradgard, Heliga Trefaldighetskyrkan
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Floda kyrka ©
Floda kyrka
Munktellmuseet ©
Munktellmuseet
Anundshog ©
Anundshog

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