11 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

11 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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11 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Omaha, United States
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Omaha, United States

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken and then hunt for treasures at Fish Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip maker tool .

Omaha, USA to Bergen is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Omaha to Bergen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Omaha in May, things will get slightly colder in Bergen: highs are around 56°F and lows about 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

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Ulriken ©
Ulriken
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the activities along Bygdøy, then get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get your game on at VRden - Ultimate Virtual Reality Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and then walk around Frogner Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oslo trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bergen in May, Oslo is little chillier at night with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Bygdøy ©
Bygdøy
Room Escape Games

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Skansen, then examine the collection at Vasa Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stockholm Old Town, and finally see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, admire the natural beauty at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gothenburg driving holiday planner .

Getting from Stockholm to Gothenburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Nature
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Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Mons Klint. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, make a trip to The Little Mermaid, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Copenhagen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mons Klint
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Room Escape Games
Mons Klint ©
Mons Klint

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