12 days in Sweden Itinerary

12 days in Sweden Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sweden planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Stockholm
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Abisko
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Kiruna
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Ornskoldsvik
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Visby, Gotland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Gothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Malmo
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

2
nights
Stockholm

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 22nd (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Gustav II Adolfs Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Skansen, take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, then admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Stockholm is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Stockholm. Traveling from Dubai in November, things will get cooler in Stockholm: highs are around 6°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Sodermalm ©
Sodermalm
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum

1
night
Abisko

Abisko ©
Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get outside with Lights Over Lapland and then explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Abisko online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Stockholm to Abisko in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in November, expect nights in Abisko to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Kiruna.

Things to do in Abisko

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park

1
night
Kiruna

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
On the 26th (Tue), ride a horse along Ofelas Icelandic horses & Guide Service.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kiruna trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Abisko to Kiruna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Abisko in November; daily highs in Kiruna reach -4°C and lows reach -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Ornskoldsvik.

Things to do in Kiruna

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Ornskoldsvik

Ornskoldsvik ©
Örnsköldsvik is a locality and the seat of Örnsköldsvik Municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden, with 28,991 inhabitants in 2010.Its natural harbour and archipelago is in the Gulf of Bothnia and the northern boundaries of the High Coast area. On the 27th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Hoga Kusten and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skuleskogen National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ornskoldsvik trip itinerary builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kiruna to Ornskoldsvik. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kiruna in November: high temperatures in Ornskoldsvik hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Ornskoldsvik

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Skuleskogen National Park ©
Skuleskogen National Park
Hoga Kusten ©
Hoga Kusten

1
night
Visby, Gotland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Hogklint Naturreservat, contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, then examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Visby City Wall, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Visby itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Ornskoldsvik to Visby with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ornskoldsvik in November; daily highs in Visby reach 7°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Hogklint Naturreservat ©
Hogklint Naturreservat
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden

1
night
Gothenburg

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 29th (Fri): stroll around Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), then walk around Slottsskogen, and finally examine the collection at Aeroseum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg holiday maker .

You can fly from Visby to Gothenburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In November in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Slottsskogen ©
Slottsskogen

4
nights
Malmo

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Get in touch with nature at Sandhammarens Strand and Kvickbadet Citybeach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lund Cathedral and Brosarps Backar. Change things up with these side-trips from Malmo: Skanors Havsbad (in Skanor), Ystad Studios Visitor Center (in Ystad) and Forsakar Nature Reserve (in Degeberga). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a peaceful walk through Skrylle Nature reserve, snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, and identify plant and animal life at Hallands Vadero.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Malmo trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Gothenburg to Malmo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In November in Malmo, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 4°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lund, Sandhammarens Strand, Hallands Vadero, Forsakar Nature Reserve, Ystad Studios Visitor Center
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:
Highlights from your plan
Hallands Vadero ©
Hallands Vadero
Spas
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral

Similar Plans

15 days in Copenhagen & Sweden BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Sweden BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Sweden & Helsingoer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Sweden BY A USER FROM GREECE September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Sweden BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Sweden BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Sweden BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Scotland & Sweden BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Germany & Sweden BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH October, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Denmark, Norway & Sweden BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans