22 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

22 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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22 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Longyearbyen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Alta, Norway
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Tromso, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stockholm Canals and Sodermalm. Visiting Riddarholmen and Langholmen will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, appreciate the history behind Gustav II Adolfs Statue, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, and admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Stockholm at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

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Skansen ©
Skansen
Sodermalm ©
Sodermalm
Riddarholmen ©
Riddarholmen

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to TIMEQUEST Escape Rooms Copenhagen and Torvehallerne. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, stop by Christiania, and get engrossed in the history at Amalienborg.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Copenhagen, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Stroeget ©
Stroeget
Christiania ©
Christiania

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Ulriken and Hardangerfjord. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Make your Bergen itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Bergen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. March in Bergen sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

3
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.
Visiting Nordmarka and Bygdøy will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Sognsvann Lake and The Ibsen Museum. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and fly down the slopes at Ski & Guide.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip itinerary website.

Fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bergen in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of -4°C in Oslo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Bygdøy ©
Bygdøy
Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake

2
nights
Longyearbyen, Norway

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
On the 19th (Fri), see the interesting displays at North Pole Expedition Museum and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with an extreme tour and then examine the collection at Svalbard Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Longyearbyen day trip app.

Getting from Oslo to Longyearbyen by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Oslo in March: highs in Longyearbyen hover around -7°C, while lows dip to -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Svalbard Museum ©
Svalbard Museum

1
day
Alta, Norway

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the galleries of Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Alta takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Longyearbyen in March, expect Alta to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

4
nights
Tromso, Norway

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tromso Fjords and Speed Boats Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and The Arctic Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, hike along Coastal Hiking, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tromso day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alta to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Speed Boats Tours
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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