22 days in Scandinavia & Helsinki Itinerary

22 days in Scandinavia & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Alesund, Norway
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
5
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

4
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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, and pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Copenhagen road trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Copenhagen is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, expect Copenhagen to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 12°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

4
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Skansen, have fun and explore at Nordiska Museet, visit Stockholm Old Town, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Riddarholmen Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm day trip planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm City Hall ©
Stockholm City Hall

4
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online attractions planner.

Fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
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.
Alesund is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint, hike along Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top, take in the awesome beauty at Aksla Mountain, and visit a coastal fixture at Alnes Lighthouse.

Plan my day in Alesund using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Alesund takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Alesund due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Alesund

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Fjellstua Viewpoint ©
Fjellstua Viewpoint
Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse

4
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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, walk around Vigeland Park, and see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Oslo road trip site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alesund to Oslo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Alesund in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Oslo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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