15 days in Sweden, Norway & Finland Itinerary

15 days in Sweden, Norway & Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Sweden, Norway & Finland Itinerary

Start: Asuncion, Paraguay
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Visby, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Borgund, Norway
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
7
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
8
Turku, Finland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Asuncion, Paraguay

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.
Vasa Museum and Royal Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Storkyrkan and Monteliusvagen. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Skansen, take an in-depth tour of The Swedish History Museum, surround yourself with nature on The Green Trails, and admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip planning site .

Asuncion, Paraguay to Stockholm is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Asuncion to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Asuncion in January; daily highs in Stockholm reach 0°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Winter Sports Wildlife
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Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

1
night
Visby, Sweden

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Hogklint Naturreservat, then examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Visby City Wall, and finally explore the ancient world of Drottens ruin.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Visby day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Visby takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Visby are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Visby

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Hogklint Naturreservat ©
Hogklint Naturreservat
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum

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.
On the 9th (Thu), head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, then see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, then examine the collection at Aeroseum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum).

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gothenburg trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Visby to Gothenburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In January, daytime highs in Gothenburg are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Borgund.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums Parks Nature
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Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Aeroseum ©
Aeroseum

1
day
Borgund, Norway

Borgund ©
On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Maristuen Fjellstuemuseum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Borgund Stave Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Borgund road trip website .

You can drive from Gothenburg to Borgund in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Gothenburg in January, expect nights in Borgund to be about the same, around -6°C, while days are little chillier, around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Borgund

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Borgund Stave Church
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Borgund Stave Church ©
Borgund Stave Church

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.
On the 11th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, then steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and finally engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter.

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Traveling by car from Borgund to Bergen takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Borgund in January; daily highs in Bergen reach 4°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, look and learn at Northern Norwegian Science Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tromso Domkirke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then learn about all things military at Tromso Defence Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Skansen.

Plan trip to Tromso with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Tromso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bergen in January, expect Tromso to be a bit cooler, temps between -1°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Tours Museums

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Northern Norwegian Science Center ©
Northern Norwegian Science Center

1
day
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Tue), get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Tromso to Rovaniemi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tromso to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Tromso in January, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

1
night
Turku, Finland

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku holiday planning site .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Turku by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, Turku is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Johannes Church, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Finnish Aviation Museum, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January in Helsinki, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Finnish Aviation Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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