30 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

30 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Abisko, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Kiruna, Sweden
— 1 night
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Alta, Norway
— 1 night
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Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
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Longyearbyen, Norway
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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 Room Escape Games and St. Alban's Church. Kids will enjoy Davids Samling (The David Collection) and Rundetarn. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary app.

Brisbane, Australia to Copenhagen is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Copenhagen, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in April: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Flam.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 6:

Flam, Norway — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route and then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along with FjordSafari, see the interesting displays at Flamsbana Museet, and then admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Flam day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Flam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in April; daily highs in Flam reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Bergen.
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Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

Bergen, Norway — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hardangerfjord.

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Drive from Flam to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Flam in April, expect Bergen to be a bit warmer, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Oslo.
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Nature · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

Oslo, Norway — 5 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Astrup Fearnley Museet and Sognsvann Lake. Step off the beaten path and head to Nordmarka and Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Korketrekkeren, get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, walk around Vigeland Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oslo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Oslo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bergen in April since evenings lows in Oslo dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to fly to Stockholm.
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Find places to stay Apr 10 — 15:

Stockholm, Sweden — 4 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Army Museum. Family-friendly places like Vasa Museum and Storkyrkan will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, examine the collection at Skansen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, and admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stockholm travel planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Stockholm sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to fly to Abisko.
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Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:

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.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then head outdoors with Lights Over Lapland.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Abisko trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Abisko takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in April, you will find days in Abisko are slightly colder (6°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kiruna.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:

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 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kiruna Kyrka and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kiruna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Abisko to Kiruna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Abisko in April; daily highs in Kiruna reach 1°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Alta.
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Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:

Alta, Norway — 1 night

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 23rd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Alta Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Alta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kiruna to Alta takes 7 hours. Traveling from Kiruna in April, Alta is a bit warmer at night with lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Tromso.
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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 23:

Tromso, Norway — 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tromso Fjords and Perspektivet Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Speed Boats Tours and Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Northern Norwegian Science Center, explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, take in the views from Tromso Bridge, and view the masterpieces at Blast.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tromso holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Alta to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Tromso are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Longyearbyen.
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Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:

Longyearbyen, Norway — 3 nights

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): see the interesting displays at North Pole Expedition Museum, then see the interesting displays at Svalbard Museum, and then push the limits with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): stop by Barbara Foto & Ramme, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svalbard Kirke.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Longyearbyen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Longyearbyen takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tromso in April; daily highs in Longyearbyen reach -7°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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